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Worthington in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mary Armstrong

 
 
Mary Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2008
1. Mary Armstrong Marker
Inscription.  
In Honor of
Mary Armstrong
Founder
Worthington Historical Society
1955
Longtime resident of Plesenton Drive

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationWomen.
 
Location. 40° 5.524′ N, 83° 2.364′ W. Marker is in Worthington, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Plesenton Drive 0.2 miles west of Olentangy River Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located next to Jeffers Mound. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jeffers Mound (here, next to this marker); The Founding of Worthington / Worthington, A Planned Community (approx. 1.1 miles away); Veterans Fountain (approx. 1.1 miles away); James Kilbourne / Worthington Hotel (approx. 1.2 miles away); Orange Johnson House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Worthington Historic District (approx. 1.2 miles
Mary Armstrong Marker on Right image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2008
2. Mary Armstrong Marker on Right
Located next (left rear) to Jeffers Mound Marker.
away); The Bicentennial Oak (approx. 1.2 miles away); Eclectic Medical College (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Worthington.
 
More about this marker. It is not clear from the marker what was placed to honor Mary Armstrong, a founder and the first President of the Worthington Historical Society. One can only conclude there was a tree planted at one time, but which was replaced by the one currently adjacent.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,093 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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