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

"Park and Broadway in 1924"

Town Center Mural

 
 
"Park and Broadway in 1924" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 5, 2019
1. "Park and Broadway in 1924" Marker
Inscription.  

The corner dates are important dates
of the city's history

1852 - Grove City was laid out
1866 - Grove City became an incorporated village
1886 - Franklin County Engineer issued a
new plat map of Grove City
1959 - Grove City officially became a city
at noon on November 16, 1959

Dedicated September 15, 2001
4 days following the New York City Twin Towers,
Pentagon and Flight 93 Tragedies

The flag was added in memory of all those who
perished on September 11, 2001

Commissioned November 7, 2000 by the
City of Grove City

Artists: David Maple Earl Nicholson Lori Spangler


 
Erected by the City of Grove City.
 
Location. 39° 52.956′ N, 83° 5.579′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Street and Broadway (U.S. 62), on the left when traveling west on Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grove City OH 43123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 4002 Broadway (a few steps from this marker); 3989 Broadway
"Park and Broadway in 1924" Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 5, 2019
2. "Park and Broadway in 1924" Mural
(within shouting distance of this marker); 3995 Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); 3999 Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); 3981 Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); 4022 Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); 3974 Broadway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3968 Broadway (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Grove City — Chronology. (Submitted on August 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The History of Grove City OH. (Submitted on August 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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"Park and Broadway in 1924" Mural and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 5, 2019
3. "Park and Broadway in 1924" Mural and Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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