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Poland in Mahoning County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Peterson Park and Clock Tower

 
 
Peterson Park Town One Streetscapes Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
1. Peterson Park Town One Streetscapes Marker
Inscription.
Town One Streetscapes
Town One Streetscapes is a not-for-profit corporation formed August 9, 1997, whose main goal is to assist Poland Village and Poland Township in improving the curb appeal of their main roads through the installation of sidewalks, trees and lighting to create a safe community for all generations to enjoy. The members of Town One Streetscapes are forever grateful to the Peterson and Scotford families for their leadership in creating this beautiful park.

The Peterson Family
Raymond W. Peterson 08/01/1920-04/23/2004
Mr. Peterson was born and raised in the Youngstown area. He was a committed family man, successful businessman and active in community affairs. His great love of Poland led his family and friends to support this endeavor and to dedicate the park in his name.

The Scotford Family
John and Judy Scotford have resided in Poland since 1963. They donated the funds to purchase the land upon which Peterson Park now stands. John has developed numerous properties in Poland Village, most notably Town One Square, all of which have enhanced the center of Poland. John and Judy are pleased to support the construction of this important public place for current and future residents to enjoy.

Clock Tower
The clock tower was built in 1999 and
Peterson Park Clock Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
2. Peterson Park Clock Tower Marker
enhanced in 2004 to accommodate the carillon and bells. The following individuals and companies made this clock tower possible by their generous contributions and in-kind donations.

[List of Donors]

Peterson Park
The following individuals and companies made this park possible by their generous contributions and in-kind donations.

[List of Donors]

Street Trees
The street trees at Peterson Park were given by the following individuals and companies:

[List of Donors]
 
Erected by Village and Township of Poland, and Concerned Citizens and Companies.
 
Location. 41° 1.44′ N, 80° 36.836′ W. Marker is in Poland, Ohio, in Mahoning County. Marker is on Main Street near McKinley Way (U.S. 224), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Markers are in Peterson Park. Marker is in this post office area: Youngstown OH 44514, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The History of Poland (here, next to this marker); Poland Village Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Stone Tavern (about 400 feet away); President William McKinley's Boyhood Home
Peterson Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
3. Peterson Park Marker
(about 500 feet away); Poland Academy and Poland Seminary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Four Heroic Chaplains (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Judge Turhand Kirtland (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Poland.
 
Also see . . .  Poland Township, Ohio. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Peterson Park Street Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
4. Peterson Park Street Trees Marker
Peterson Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
5. Peterson Park and Marker
Peterson Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
6. Peterson Park
Peterson Park Clock Tower and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
7. Peterson Park Clock Tower and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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