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Cheltenham Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cyrus H. K. Curtis

 
 
Cyrus H. K. Hurtis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2009
1. Cyrus H. K. Hurtis Marker
Inscription.  Founder of Curtis Publishing Co., which published The Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Curtis came to Philadelphia for 1876 Centennial and remained. Lived near here at Lyndon, his home from 1891–1933. Only Curtis Hall (1903), the home’s music room, remains. The grounds, designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, form Curtis Arboretum, later acquired by Cheltenham Township for public use.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & CommerceNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 40° 5.222′ N, 75° 8.937′ W. Marker is in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Church Road (Pennsylvania Route 73), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1250 W Church Rd, Wyncote PA 19095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles
Cyrus H. K. Hurtis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2009
2. Cyrus H. K. Hurtis Marker
Looking north across Church Road in background.
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of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church Road and Washington Lane Historic Crossroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beth Sholom Synagogue (approx. 1.2 miles away); Shoemaker-Bosler Mill Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Beth Sholom Synagogue (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Assembly of Abington Friends Meeting (approx. 1.2 miles away); Wall House (The Ivy) (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Shoemaker-Bosler Mill Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheltenham Township.
 
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Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Cyrus Curtis. (Submitted on August 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cyrus Herman Kotzschmer Curtis at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Cyrus H. K. Curtis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, January 21, 2018
3. Cyrus H. K. Curtis Marker
Curtis Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, January 21, 2018
4. Curtis Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 996 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on January 21, 2018, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022