Wysox in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lester Frank Ward
— Father of American Sociology —
"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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wysox PA 18854, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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˝ miles away); Wysox Presbyterian Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Henry J. Madill (approx. 1˝ miles away); Azilum (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 2.6 miles away); Maxwell-Bennett House James H. Hawes House (approx. 3.7 miles away); David Wilmot (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wysox.
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on November 8, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.