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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Emlenton, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Venango County, PA (68) Butler County, PA (51) Clarion County, PA (14) Crawford County, PA (138) Forest County, PA (16) Mercer County, PA (75) Warren County, PA (29)  VenangoCounty(68) Venango County (68)  ButlerCounty(51) Butler County (51)  ClarionCounty(14) Clarion County (14)  CrawfordCounty(138) Crawford County (138)  ForestCounty(16) Forest County (16)  MercerCounty(75) Mercer County (75)  WarrenCounty(29) Warren County (29)
Location of Emlenton, Pennsylvania
    Venango County (68)
    Butler County (51)
    Clarion County (14)
    Crawford County (138)
    Forest County (16)
    Mercer County (75)
    Warren County (29)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — Arthur W. Phillips - Physician / Humanitarian
Arthur William Phillips was born in Emlenton on July 29, 1888. His father, Samuel W. Phillips, successfully owned and operated oil wells in the Emlenton area. His mother, Clara Crawford Phillips, was a native of neighboring Scrubgrass Township. . . . Map (db m78843) HM
2Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — Education - A Local Priority
The first school began in 1839 in a private home. In 1873 a large three-story brick building, including a high school, was erected on this site. In 1928 it was replaced by the present building, completely equipped, a gift to the community by Harry . . . Map (db m78846) HM
3Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — Emlenton At Leisure
Emlenton played as hard as it worked and the railroad brought many people to town for special occasions. The depot was located at the rear of this site and was served by eleven daily passenger trains. People then used the rails as much as we use our . . . Map (db m78847) HM
4Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — H.B. Mitchell - An Emlenton Success Story
In 1896, Harry Bennett Mitchell (1875-1945) assumed the reins of his late father's hardware business. At age 21 he began to build an enterprise that would span more than four decades and make him one of Emlenton's most prosperous merchants. In . . . Map (db m78849) HM
5Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — Hotels of Emlenton
left panel Travelers to this area were first accommodated in a tavern built near this site in 1820 by Andrew McCaslin. Another early hotel was later built across the river in what was referred to as "West Emlenton." Both catered to river . . . Map (db m78841) HM
6Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — James Bennett - Premier Entrepeneur
Bennett came to Emlenton in 1868 to hire out as a tinner to the Widel and Crawford Foundry at $1.25 a day. He stayed on to become one of the town's most prosperous and respected citizens. For half a century hea was the impetus and/or promoter of . . . Map (db m78848) HM
7Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — Railroad Supplies The Area's Needs
The Allegheny Valley Railroad, later a branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, reached Emlenton in 1867. Local merchants soon availed themselves of the freight services bringing goods from all parts of the country. Daily merchandise trains brought . . . Map (db m78850) HM
8Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — The Crawford Family
Eben Crawford (1821-1897), was an iron foundry operator and early oil and gas producer. In 1926 sons, George (1861-1935) and Fred (1863-1933) organized Columbia Gas and Electric Corp., the world's largest integrated natural gas company, merging . . . Map (db m78833) HM
9Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — The Emlenton Bridge
The Emlenton Bridge spanned the Allegheny River at this location from 1883 to 1987. Originally constructed of wrought iron, it consisted of two double-intersection Pratt trusses. Built by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company for the Emlenton Bridge . . . Map (db m78838) HM
10Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — The Emlenton Mill
What you are seeing is the former site of the historic Emlenton Mill. However, the mill housed much more than grain during its storied and colorful history. It was built on this site in 1875 by James Bennett and Albert Cochran as the Emlenton . . . Map (db m170795) HM
11Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — Veterans Memorial
Proudly we pay tribute to the men and women of Emlenton and Vicinity who answered their country's call Dedicated May 30, 1955Map (db m170752) WM
12Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — West Main Street Development
In 1856 Levi Allebach moved his jewelry business from Water Street (later River Ave.) - much against the advice of local residents - into this "backwoods" building. At that time Emlenton's commercial section was located along the river. Within a few . . . Map (db m78852) HM
13Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — World War Memorial — 1917 • 1919
In commemoration of those who served in the World War [Died in Service] Marcus Bell • Frank Brosnahan • Charles Evans • William J. Gates Lee Irwin • Basil Johns • Harold E. Kelley • Reuben O.W. King Stephen Rapp • Harry Rugh • Bruce . . . Map (db m170756) WM
 
Jun. 15, 2021