Crawford County, Pennsylvania

History & Biography
Crawford County, Pa. 




     HEREWITH is presented to the people of Crawford County the first complete County Directory.  It has been prepared and issued under many difficulties, which will be appreciated only by those who have had experience in like enterprises.
     We are well aware it contains many imperfections and inaccuracies, but in the main it will be found correct and reliable.  We present the work, such as it is, to our generous patrons in full faith that it will prove universally acceptable and worthy of patronage.
     The work will be continued annually,3 with such additions and improvements as we may be able to add from time to time.  Thanking our business men for advertising favors, we submit the result of our labors.
                          JNO. M. ARTERS, PUBLISHER.

Meadville ·  Titusville

Cambridge Springs ·  Centreville Borough ·  Cochranton ·  Conneautville ·  Conneaut Lake ·  Hydetown ·  Spartansburg ·  Venango


[Sketch], pp. 22-42
      Meadville in 1805
      Railway Facilities.
      Allegheny College.
      Manufacturing Interests.
      Societies and Lodges.
      Church Directory.
      Public Schools.
      Fire Department.
      City Government.
      County Officers.
[Sketch], pp. 123-133
      Titusville’s Future.
      The Oil Trade.
      Manufacturing Interests.
      Societies and Lodges.
      Titusville City Officers.
      Fire Department.
            Production since 1859.
            Number of Producing Wells - Average Capacity - Number of Wells Completed in 1868.
            Stocks on Hand in the United States and Europe Jan. 1, 1868 and 1869.
      Recent Improvements., pp.
[Directory], pp.

1 Jno. M. Arters, comp., Directory of Crawford County, Pa. for 1871-1872, Comprising a List of All Residents, Together with Historical Sketches of the County, and Embracing Statistical and General Information and the Advertisements of the Principal Business Houses. (Meadville, Pa.: By the comp., 1871) [printed at Corry, Pa., by the Daily Republican Steam Printing House]  RETURN

2 Ibid., p. 10.  RETURN

3 Such was not the case; the next city or county directories to appear were in 1874 and 1879-80.  RETURN