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

Joseph Foster

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. Joseph Foster Marker
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Joseph Foster was projectionist at the Guthrie Theatre for 50 years (1933-1983). Joe worked for owners Martha Guthrie, J.G (Glenn) and H.M. (Bud) Carruthers, and William Demarsh. An avid outdoorsman, Joe was often seen driving his 1931 Chevrolet to go hunting, fishing, or trapping.

 
Erected by the Borough of Grove City and Joan Rose Foster.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1931.
 
Location. 41° 9.523′ N, 80° 5.198′ 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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 232 South Broad Street, Grove City PA 16127, United States of America. 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); Brevet Brigadier General Norman J. Maxwell (within shouting distance of this marker); McMullen Travel (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named History of Grove City
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Ted Hines and Pine Instrument Company (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named History of Grove City (within shouting distance of this marker); James G. Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Charlie Ray (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).
 
Also see . . .  Guthrie Theatre. (Submitted on April 14, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Joseph Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
3. Joseph Foster Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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