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Lititz in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1895 Drinking Fountain

 
 
1895 Drinking Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2018
1. 1895 Drinking Fountain Marker
Inscription.  

This fountain was part of the lower piece of
one of the three original gas lights that were
located at the "Roebuck Memorial Fountain," in Lititz,
which was dedicated October 3, 1895.
It was saved and has since been rebuilt and
placed here by Randy D. Miller

Dedicated May 8, 1999


 
Erected 1999.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 40° 9.493′ N, 76° 18.46′ W. Marker is in Lititz, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on the Lititz Springs Park Entrance Road west of Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 501), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 North Broad Street, Lititz PA 17543, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lititz Springs Park Historical Markers (within shouting distance of this marker); Lititz (within shouting distance of this marker); Lititz Springs Park Entrance Gates (within shouting distance of this marker); Building of the Lititz Freight Station in 1921
1895 Drinking Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2018
2. 1895 Drinking Fountain and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Elmer Holmes Bobst (within shouting distance of this marker); The Importance of Conversation (within shouting distance of this marker); Lititz Spring Park Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lititz.
 
Also see . . .  Lititz Springs Park History. (Submitted on November 12, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
1895 Drinking Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2018
3. 1895 Drinking Fountain and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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