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Harold “Pat” White Jr.

Memorial Drinking Fountain

 
 
Harold "Pat" White Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 4, 2010
1. Harold "Pat" White Jr. Marker
Inscription.

This drinking fountain was erected in memory of Harold "Pat" White Jr., U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and longtime Chillicothe businessperson. For over 30 years Pat was an enthusiastic participant and promoter of physical fitness, especially running and biking. Pat encouraged many friends and acquaintances to take up physical fitness. He was an excellent role model for the [sic] led by example. Pat could be seen at any given time running or riding his bike throughout the Scioto Valley.

As a runner, he participated in the Boston Marathon and ran in many parts of the world, including China and New Zealand. As a bicyclist, he rode thousands of miles in this country, Europe, and Australia. In 1996, he realized his big dream by cycling across the United States with his grandson, Patrick Lair and a friend Jimmy Robertson. Pat always wanted to be remembered as runner and bicyclist and as such will be remembered by his family and many friends.
 
Location. 39° 20.914′ N, 82° 59.744′ W. Marker is in Chillicothe, Ohio, in Ross County. Click for map. Marker is on the bike path, about 75 feet east of the intersection of Ohio Route 104 and Orange Street. Marker is in this post office area: Chillicothe OH 45601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are

Harold "Pat" White Jr. Marker and Drinking Fountain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 4, 2010
2. Harold "Pat" White Jr. Marker and Drinking Fountain
Looking NW toward Ohio Route 104
within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Bull (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Sherman (approx. half a mile away); Camp Sherman Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); Cultural Influences of Chillicothe and Ross County (approx. 1.1 miles away); The "Statehood Riots" / The Enabling Act 1802 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Enderlin Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ross County World War I Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Abrams' Big House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chillicothe.
 
Categories. SportsWar, World II
 
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By Unknown, undated
3. Harold "Pat" White Jr.
Photo on marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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