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Saegertown Borough

Saegertown Borough Hall is located at 603 Erie Street, Saegertown PA 16433; phone: 814-763-4600.

Beginnings [1]

Saegertown is pleasantly situated upon a beautiful plain on the east bank of French Creek and on the A. & G. W. R. R. and is distant six miles north of Meadville. It is surrounded by some of the best farming lands in the county. It was organized as a borough in 1851. It contains three churches, (Reformed, Lutheran and M.E.) a fine school building, two hotels, two stores, two groceries, a tin shop, two copper shops, four blacksmith shops, two shoe shops, one millinery and three dress making establishments, a large flouring mill, a saw mill, lath mill, gun shop and about 500 inhabitants. The population in 1870 was 441.

  1. Child, Hamilton, Gazetteer and Business Directory of Crawford County, PA, for 1874, Journal Office Printing, Syracuse, 1874
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