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Site of Frederick County's First Y.M.C.A.

 
 
Site of Frederick County's First Y.M.C.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2017
1. Site of Frederick County's First Y.M.C.A. Marker
Inscription.  
1907 Thru Mid 1960's
The Old “Y” was the school for -
Guidance, Discipline, Sportsmanship,
Leadership, and Honesty,
(It was the wind beneath our wings.)

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations.
 
Location. 39° 24.921′ N, 77° 24.714′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of West Church Street and North Court Street, on the left when traveling north on West Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 West Church Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick’s Poet Lawyer (within shouting distance of this marker); “South Magnetic” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Congregation in Frederick (within shouting distance of this marker); Unanimous Resolution (within shouting distance of this marker); John Thomas Schley (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall
Alvin G. Quinn image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2017
2. Alvin G. Quinn
General Secretary
Physical Instructor
(1919-1960)
Through his Guidance
Coaching - Discipline
and Understanding of
Young Adults
He was an Inspiration
to us all.
(He was Mr. Y.M.C.A.)
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Ross Home (about 300 feet away); No to the Stamp! (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Mary M. Motter image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2017
3. Mary M. Motter
Office Secretary
with Great Administrative
Abilities. She taught
us to respect discipline
and was a friend to us all
Site of Frederick County's First Y.M.C.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2017
4. Site of Frederick County's First Y.M.C.A. Marker
Frederick County's First Y.M.C.A. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2017
5. Frederick County's First Y.M.C.A.
Close-up of image on marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 29, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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