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Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Senator Michael A. O'Pake

In Memoriam

 
 
Senator Michael A. O'Pake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2020
1. Senator Michael A. O'Pake Marker
Inscription.  Senator Michael O'Pake was a driving force in the restoration of FirstEnergy Stadium. Mike was proud to represent the Reading Phillies in the Pennsylvania Senate for 39 years. Citizens of Baseballtown are forever grateful to Senator O'Pake for his legacy of caring, promoting, and supporting this team and this stadium.
 
Erected 2011.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSports.
 
Location. 40° 21.891′ N, 75° 56.076′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on North Front Street 0.2 miles north of Bern Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 Centre Ave, Reading PA 19605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fred Hafer (here, next to this marker); In Recognition of Craig Stein (here, next to this marker); In Recognition of James A. Pollock (here, next to this marker); Joe Buzas (here, next to this marker); In Recognition of Francis "Ducky" Turner
Senator Michael A. O'Pake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2020
2. Senator Michael A. O'Pake Marker
(here, next to this marker); Reading Memorial Municipal Stadium (here, next to this marker); In Recognition of Chuck Domino (here, next to this marker); In Recognition of Warren Haggerty (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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