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Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Milton W. "Scotty" Wood and June "Betty" Wood

 
 
Milton W. "Scotty" Wood and June "Betty" Wood Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2020
1. Milton W. "Scotty" Wood and June "Betty" Wood Marker
Inscription.  

This stadium is dedicated to Scotty and Betty Wood in honor of their many years of support and service to Muhlenberg Collge and its scholar athletes. Through hard work, dedication, personal trust and commitment, Scotty created a food service activity which grew to become the Wood Company. Muhlenberg athletes were his first customers and Muhlenberg Collge was his first institutional account. Fifty-two years later, the Wood Company has an international reputation for its customer focus and quality, while continuing to provide outstanding service to Muhlenberg College.

Dedicated
September 18, 1999


 
Erected 1999.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceSports.
 
Location. 40° 35.959′ N, 75° 30.631′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is at the intersection of Liberty Street and 24th Street, on the left when traveling west on Liberty Street. Marker is at the Liberty Street entrance to Scotty
Milton W. "Scotty" Wood and June "Betty" Wood Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2020
2. Milton W. "Scotty" Wood and June "Betty" Wood Marker
On the Class of 1916 Gateway
Wood Stadium, on the Muhlenberg College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allentown PA 18104, 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. The Haas College Center (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The David A. Miller Bell Tower (about 600 feet away); The Ettinger Building (about 600 feet away); John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (about 800 feet away); Allentown (approx. ¾ mile away); Maj. Thomas Yeager (approx. 1½ miles away); 959 West Turner Street (approx. 1.7 miles away); Soldiers of the American Revolution and War of 1812 (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Scotty Wood Stadium, Muhlenberg College. (Submitted on October 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. R.I.P. Bob Wood (Provides Background Info on Wood Dining Services).
Was purchased and absorbed into giant Sodexo
(Submitted on October 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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