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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 2002.
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 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 shouting distance of this marker); Ellen Walker Craig-Jones (approx. 0.9 miles away); Grove City Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Leithart House (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Grant Homestead (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lutherans in Jackson Township (approx. 1.8 miles away); Joseph M. Briggs and Briggsdale / Briggsdale (approx. 1.8 miles away); 3306 Columbus Street (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.