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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

P.D. Mitchell

 
 
P.D. Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
1. P.D. Mitchell Marker
Inscription.  

As executive director of the former Bethune-Douglass Community Center, Mitchell was an inspiration to the black community and the community at large for nearly 40 years. He was instrumental in organizing and coaching numerous youth sports teams. He coached the first African-American bowling team in Lycoming County, which was later recognized by the American Bowling Congress. Mitchell has been recognized by countless organizations for his commitment to community service.
 
Erected 2016.
 
Location. 41° 14.436′ N, 77° 0.316′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on 4th Street west of William Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 West 4th Street, Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John H. Bower (a few steps from this marker); Ron 'C.I.' Insinger (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lycoming Hotel The Genetti Hotel 75th Anniversary (within shouting distance of this marker);

P.D. Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
2. P.D. Mitchell Marker
Frank Girardi (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wilcox (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelly Mazzante (within shouting distance of this marker); Gary Chrisman (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul 'Babe' Mayer (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
More about this marker. Marker is in the sidewalk.
 
Also see . . .
1. P.D. Mitchell Awards banquet recognizes academic achievements (Sun-Gazette, 2016). (Submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sports Walk celebrates athletes (Sun-Gazette, 2016). (Submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Local Athletic Royalty (Sun-Gazette, 2016). (Submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCharity & Public WorkSports
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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