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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

A. Boyd Cummings

 
 
A. Boyd Cummings Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
1. A. Boyd Cummings Marker
Inscription.  

This gateway is erected by
the Citizens of Williamsport
to the memory of
A. Boyd Cummings
1807 • 1891
in appreciation of his gift of
Brandon Park
to the
City of Williamsport
in loving memory of his sister
Jane Cummings Brandon
1804 • 1840

1926


 
Erected 1926 by the City of Williamsport.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 41° 14.893′ N, 77° 0.393′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is at the intersection of Middle Drive and Market Street, on the left when traveling east on Middle Drive. The memorial gateway is the primary entrance into Brandon Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jane Cummings Brandon (a few steps from this marker); Repasz Band (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kenneth L. Cooper Band Shell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lycoming College
A. Boyd Cummings Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
2. A. Boyd Cummings Marker
On near column
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Peace Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fultz Quadrangle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Preachers' Aid Society (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .
1. Brandon Park, an 1889 gift to the city’s families, named for sister (Sun-Gazette, 2020). (Submitted on November 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Andrew Boyd Cummings: Donor of Brandon Park (Hands on Heritage). (Submitted on November 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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