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Lester Frank Ward

 

—Father of American Sociology —

 
Lester Frank Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Lester Frank Ward Marker
Inscription.
"Father of American Sociology," geologist, and Civil War veteran, L.F. Ward (1841-1913), spent his youth in Myersburg working with his brother, Cyrenus Osborne Ward, labor historian, in their hub factory. He has been called "the American Aristotle."
 
Erected 1967 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 47.794′ N, 76° 22.763′ W. Marker is in Wysox, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 187 and Claverack Road, on the left when traveling south on State Route 187. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wysox PA 18854, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major General John Sullivan’s March (approx. 1.5 miles away); Wysox Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Henry J. Madill (approx. 1.5 miles away); Azilum (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 2.6 miles away); Maxwell-Bennett House (approx. 3.7 miles away); David Wilmot (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Daily Review (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wysox.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Lester Frank Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Lester Frank Ward Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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