Archive for Month: January 2016
Alice Bentley: Crawford County’s Champion for Women’s Rights in the Downton Abbey Era
Alice M. Bentley, among the first women to serve as a Pennsylvania legislator lead the way for women in Crawford County.
Crawford County Estates in the Downton Abbey Era
The “Downton” Era (1910s and 1920s) was a time or expansion of ideas, but for a tightening of funds in large manors, or, in the case in America, smaller landed estates. “The Terrace,” as it was called in Meadville, was the undisputed millionaire’s row of the city which, along with […]