Galeton Borough

Potter County, Pennsylvania

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Galeton Borough Hall is located at 4 Sherman Street, Galeton PA 16922.
Phone: 814‑435‑6533.

Galeton is the main gateway to the hunting and fishing country in the wild Black Forest, lies tilted between the valley floor and the mountains; long flights of stone steps lead to frame houses, perched hundreds of feet above those in the valley. In the business section are sporting goods stores. Here are the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad yards, and a leather glove factory.

US 6 pierces a wild forested region, with not a dwelling for miles. Signs warning of deer crossings appear frequently; water holes and salt-licks in the forests attract much game; occasional cultivated fields are protected from wandering flora by high wire fences.

  1. Writers Project, Works Project Administration, Pennsylvania, A Guide to the Keystone State, 1940, Federal Works Agency, John M. Carmody, Administrator

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