Oxford in Butler County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Verlin L. Pulley Tower
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 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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