H.B. Mitchell - An Emlenton Success Story

H.B. Mitchell - An Emlenton Success Story (HM1HTC)

Location: Emlenton, PA 16373 Venango County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 10.636', W 79° 42.508'

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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 addition to hardware and farming equipment, "H.B." became involved in oil well supplies and the Wick Wire Co., a national manufacturer of heavy wire cable used in oil well production. In 1902, Harry Graham, a future brother-in-law, entered the hardware business and later became a partner. Mitchell's business interests included finance (he served as president or vice-president of several area banks) and highway construction supplies.
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HM NumberHM1HTC
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Placed ByOil Heritage Region
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Date Added Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 9:03pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 608329 N 4559239
Decimal Degrees41.17726667, -79.70846667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 10.636', W 79° 42.508'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 10' 38.16" N, 79° 42' 30.48" W
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Area Code(s)724, 814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-599 Main St, Emlenton PA 16373, US
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