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Canton in Stark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ralph Hay Way

Founder of the NFL

 

— September 17, 1920 —

 
Ralph Hay Way Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2019
1. Ralph Hay Way Marker
Inscription.  

[Photos of Ralph Hay, Hay's Auto Dealership
and the Canton Bulldogs (photo appears to show
Jim Thorpe, who played for Canton in 1920)]

 
Erected by City of Canton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 40° 47.871′ N, 81° 22.519′ W. Marker is in Canton, Ohio, in Stark County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street SE and Market Avenue South, on the right when traveling west on 2nd Street SE. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton OH 44702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Judge Leroy J. Contie, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Mayor Stanley A. Cmich (within shouting distance of this marker); The Saxton House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carnegie Library (about 500 feet away); William McKinley (approx. 0.4 miles away); McKinley National Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also
Ralph Hay Way Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2019
2. Ralph Hay Way Marker
Marker on brick pedestal at left foreground. Note Monday Night Football mural on building in background
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named The McKinley National Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ohio War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
 
Also see . . .
1. NFL was born in smoky auto showroom in Canton 95 years ago (abcNEWS, 2015). (Submitted on August 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Ralph Hay at Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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