Grove City in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Dedicated to Maria C. Klemack-McGraw
Council Member — Ward 4
— Jan. 2, 2000 — Jan. 1, 2016 —
In recognition of her 16 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Grove City, Ohio, as a four-time elected member of City Council, and as Council President from 2002 to 2004.
In 1961, following the Bay of Pigs invasion, Klemack-McGraw fled post-revolutionary Cuba alone as a 13-year-old refugee and immigrant. "I am so thankful for the sacrifice my parents made for sending me here. I hope to share their courage every day of my life," Klemack-McGraw.
This flag is dedicated to Maria Cadiz Klemack-McGraw in honor of her personal sacrifice to become an American citizen and her deep passion of service to the Grove City community.
Erected by Grove City.
Location. 39° 53.863′ N, 83° 3.747′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from Home Road east of Parkview Circle/Aidan Avenue. Marker is in Gantz Park and can be seen from the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2255 Home Road, Grove City OH 43123, 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. Gantz Park Labyrinth (within Ellen Walker Craig-Jones (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lutherans in Jackson Township (approx. 1.8 miles away); 3306 Columbus Street (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gold Star Families Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); 3968 Broadway (approx. 1.9 miles away); 3974 Broadway (approx. 1.9 miles away); 3981 Broadway (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
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