Corry, Pennsylvania, USA - 1895 - Corry
Cor'ry, a city of Erie co, Pa., situated at the point where the Atlantic & Great Western Railroad crosses the Philadelphia & Erie Railroad, and on the Western New York & !: Railroad, 37 miles S.E. of Erie. It owes its rapid growth chiefly to the manufacturing and shipping business. It contains 9 churches, 2 national banks, a convent, a Catholic academy, a high school, 3 machine-shops, several steam saw-mills, cigar-factories, oil-supply works, chair- and furniture-factories, a broom factory, 3 tanneries, a boiler-shop, a patent-medicine factory, a bed-spring factory, 3 manufactories of sash and doors, and 2 daily and 2 weekly newspaper offices. The first house was built here about 1860. Pop. in 1890, 5677.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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