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Grove City in Mercer County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James G. Bell

 
 
James G. Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. James G. Bell Marker
Inscription.  

James G. Bell managed the Guthrie and Lee Theaters (1950-1976). He was a member
of the Grove City Chamber, the Safety Council, and an Elder of Tower Presbyterian Church.
He served the American Field Service, area mental health organizations and
was a 50-year member of the Lions Club.
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This marker is erected in memory of James and Virginia Bell by their children

James G. Bell • 1909 - 1998
Virginia L. Bell • 1917 - 1995


 
Erected by the Borough of Grove City and Children of James of Virginia Bell.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
 
Location. 41° 9.507′ N, 80° 5.202′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is on Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 208) north of College Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Markers on east face of obelisk.
James G. Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
2. James G. Bell Marker
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Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 South Broad Street, Grove City, Pennsylvania 16127, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History of Grove City (here, next to this marker); Charlie Ray (here, next to this marker); Grove City Newspaper History (a few steps from this marker); Pine Grove Golf Course (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named History of Grove City (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Foster (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named History of Grove City (within shouting distance of this marker); Ted Hines and Pine Instrument Company (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on one in a series of low sandstone obelisks along South Broad Street (the downtown commercial district) with markers on three sides and a cast Borough of Grove City emblem on the fourth side (facing the street).
 
James G. Bell Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
3. James G. Bell Markers
The two markers facing the sidewalk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 14, 2021