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History of Burdicks Menís Clothing Store

 
 
History of Burdicks Menís Clothing Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. History of Burdicks Menís Clothing Store Marker
Inscription.  

Burdicks first opened a newspaper business in the early 1920's, owned by
Edward L. Burdick, Sr., and Edward L. Burdick, Jr. Later goods and services
included a soda fountain, furniture, appliances, sporting goods, and bus service.
In the late 1940's, Burdick's focused on men's wear.
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In honor of
Edward L. Burdick, Sr.,
Edward L. Burdick, Jr.
and his wife
Blanche Bolton Burdick
by
the Burdick Family

 
Erected by the Borough of Grove City and the Burdick Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 41° 9.602′ N, 80° 5.192′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is on Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 208) north of Pine Street, on the left when traveling north. Markers on west face of obelisk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 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
History of Burdicks Menís Clothing Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
2. History of Burdicks Menís Clothing Store Marker
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of this marker. Grove City National Boys and Girls Purebred Calf Club (here, next to this marker); Beginnings of Radio in Grove City (here, next to this marker); "Here's Howe" (a few steps from this marker); "The Voice of Grove City" (a few steps from this marker); Pine Grove Normal Academy (a few steps from this marker); Susan Eccles O'Kane (a few steps from this marker); Incorporation of Grove City Borough (within shouting distance of this marker); Margaret Simpson Guinnip (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 . . .  Burdicks owner hanging it up (Allied News, 2019). (Submitted on April 15, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
History of Burdicks Menís Clothing Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
3. History of Burdicks Menís Clothing Store Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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