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Ruth Daugherty Eccles

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. Ruth Daugherty Eccles Marker
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A true Proverbs woman, Ruth Daugherty Eccles, a beautiful lady both inside and out, had a great belief in people. In 1960 she purchased the Campus Dress Shop and created the Four Seasons, 119 S. Broad St., a ladies apparel store, establishing a fashion legacy for her future generations.
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In memory of
Ruth Daugherty Eccles
Loving • Caring • Giving
1913 - 1986

 
Erected by the Borough of Grove City and in Memory of Ruth Daugherty Eccles.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1960.
 
Location. 41° 9.655′ N, 80° 5.182′ 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: 119 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. Grove City's Volunteer Fire Service (here, next to this marker);
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Grove City Hospital (a few steps from this marker); Bashline-Rossman Hospital (a few steps from this marker); James V. Perry and WEDA-FM (a few steps from this marker); George Junior Republic (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery Broom Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); Police Chief Charles "Charlie" Ray (within shouting distance of this marker); Slippery Rock & Grove City Railway (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 . . .  Ruth L. Daugherty Eccles at Find A Grave. (Submitted on April 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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