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Bainbridge Township in Geauga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Carlton & Flora Lowe

In Recognition and Appreciation of

 
 
Carlton & Flora Lowe Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
1. Carlton & Flora Lowe Memorial Bench
Inscription.  

Tuberous Begonia
Official Bainbridge
Township Flower

Carlton brought the
Tuberous Rooted Begonia
to this country from
Belgium after WWI
Established Lowe's Greenhouse
on Rt. 306 in 1926

Carlton's community service included:
Founder of Bainbridge Fire Department
and Geauga County Fair Board,
Bainbridge Trustee,
Geauga County Commissioner


 
Erected 2013.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkGovernment & PoliticsHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 41° 22.975′ N, 81° 20.399′ W. Marker is in Bainbridge Township, Ohio, in Geauga County. Marker is on Chillicothe Road (Ohio Route 306) 0.2 miles south of Bainbridge Road (County Route 11), on the right when traveling south. Memorial bench is in Bainbridge Township Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17826 Chillicothe Road, Chagrin Falls OH 44023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bainbridge School (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial
Carlton & Flora Lowe Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
2. Carlton & Flora Lowe Memorial Bench
Historic Bissell-Tucek House in background
(a few steps from this marker); Bainbridge Center Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Building History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chagrin Falls & Eastern Railway (approx. 3 miles away); Geauga Lake (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Chagrin River's "High Falls" (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Chillicothe Turnpike (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bainbridge Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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