History of Coryville, PA

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Captain Asa Howe Cory
(from Timeless Home book of Smethport)
Like Thomas Kane, in 1861 Asa Cory organized a regiment for the Civil War, Co. H, Fifty-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Unfortunately he was forced to return to McKean county during 1862 following a severe case of frostbite. He served as the postmaster of Coryville, Pennsylvania, a small settlement in Mckean County, which still bears his name. Asa Cory was ealier the editor and publisher of the Beacon and McKean County Journal. In 1839 he sold the press to William S. Oviatt
Coryville 2004

photo credit: Melissa Hall 2004

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