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Amesville in Athens County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Frank Henry Gifford

1880 - 1963

 

— Farmer, Merchant, A Civic Minded Citizen of Our Community —

 
Frank Henry Gifford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
1. Frank Henry Gifford Marker
Inscription.  Over the years he contributed generously for the betterment of the village. His last bequest of land, building and money made the creation of this park possible.
 
Erected by Citizens of Amesville.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 39° 24.013′ N, 81° 57.331′ W. Marker is in Amesville, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (Ohio Route 550) and Franklin Street, on the right when traveling east on State Street. Marker is on Gifford Park entry column. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amesville OH 45711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ames Academy Bell (here, next to this marker); Western Library Association (a few steps from this marker); Historic Amesville (within shouting distance of this marker); Millfield Coal Mine Disaster (approx. 6.9 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx.
Fred Raymond Beasley, 1889 - 1976 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
2. Fred Raymond Beasley, 1889 - 1976
His thoughts were often of his home town of which he was so proud and of his many friends who gave him his start on a very successful career.
7.8 miles away); Millfield Mine No. 6 - 1205 Disaster (approx. 7.9 miles away); Todd and Tony Carr Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away); Athens County Infirmary (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amesville.
 
Entrance to Gifford Park and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
3. Entrance to Gifford Park and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,174 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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