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Colyer

Potter Twp, Centre County, PA

Beginnings [1]

Collyer [Colyer] is a small hamlet and post-office about a mile from Tusseyville, in a part of the valley known as the "Loop." There is a store where general merchandise is sold, and a saw mill operated by Mr. Collyer, after which the post-office is named. Southwest of Collyer is the "Loop" proper, formed by a curve in the mountains, and extending about three miles toward Bear Meadows, a locality famed as being one of the places where the "Pitcher" plant grows, which is said to be a specie of carnivorous vegetable. The gaps and ridges in the Seven mountains in this vicinity form many picturesque sights, and it is much frequented by the hunter and fisher.

  1. Illingworth, Ralph W., A Passing Glance at Penn's Valley, Milton, PA: Milton Printing Co., 1896.

Nearby Neighborhoods

Street Names
Colyer Road • Dogtown Road • Taylor Hill Road