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Oxford in Butler County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Verlin L. Pulley Tower

 
 
The Verlin L. Pulley Tower image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
1. The Verlin L. Pulley Tower
Inscription.
The life of Verlin L. Pulley was
long intertwined with Miami University.
A member of the class of 1925
A trustee from 1959 to 1965
A resident orf Oxford since graduation
and mayor of Oxford from 1936-1940
The founder of Capitol Varsity Cleaning Company
one of the largest dry-cleaning companies in the United States.

Verlin and his wife, Corola Wood Pulley '25,
were the parents of three Miami graduates:

William W. Pulley, MBA '58
Robert W. Pulley '52
Thomas W. Pulley '64

This tower is a gift from William W. Pulley
in tribute to his father's devotion to his family,
his university, his community, and his entrepreneurial spirit.

 
Erected by William W. Pulley.
 
Location. 39° 30.484′ N, 84° 43.802′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Ohio, in Butler County. Marker is at the intersection of Patterson Avenue (U.S. 27) and Oxford-Trenton Road (Ohio Route 73), on the left when traveling south on Patterson Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford OH 45056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Langstroth Cottage / Lorenzo Langstroth (about 600 feet
The Verlin L. Pulley Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
2. The Verlin L. Pulley Tower Marker
away, measured in a direct line); William Holmes McGuffey House (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Holmes McGuffey (approx. half a mile away); The DeWitt Family / The DeWitt Log Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Legend of the Baby in the Well (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oxford Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Black (Pugh's Mill) Covered Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Restoration Movement / Doty Settlement Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oxford.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,215 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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