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Lakeland in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Allen Kryger

(1935 – 2002)

 
 
Allen Kryger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, December 13, 2018
1. Allen Kryger Marker
Inscription.  Allen Kryger was a scientist and local businessman who specialized in supplying citrus flavoring. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received a doctorate of organic chemistry from Iowa State University. Dr. Kryger founded three Lakeland companies and devoted twenty years to these family owned businesses. Kryger Park, opened in 2006, is made possible by his widow, Lynn Kryger, and the Kryger Family. The park is dedicated to the citizens of Lakeland in memory of this devoted family man, active community volunteer and philanthropist.
 
Erected by City of Lakeland and the Kryger Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 28° 2.62′ N, 81° 57.243′ W. Marker is in Lakeland, Florida, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of South Massachusetts Avenue and East Main Street, on the right when traveling north on South
Allen Kryger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, December 13, 2018
2. Allen Kryger Marker
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Massachusetts Avenue. Located at the entrance to Kryger Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 S Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland FL 33801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. ‘Mute Swan Protecting Her Cygnets’ (within shouting distance of this marker); Munn Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Munn Park Historic District (about 700 feet away); Polk Theatre and Office Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Oates Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Mass. Infantry Camp (approx. ¼ mile away); The Women's Club of Lakeland (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Sorosis Club Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 3, 2022