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

Margaret Simpson Guinnip

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. Margaret Simpson Guinnip Marker
Inscription.  

Margaret "Margit" Simpson and her husband John Guinnip owned a sheep ranch in California[.] After his death, she returned to this area in 1883 and learned that Grove City Borough needed operating funds. She loaned the borough council a total of $2,100,
which the council paid back in 1886.

 
Erected by the Borough of Grove City and in Honor of Adam and Jean Murawski.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 41° 9.612′ N, 80° 5.18′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is on Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 208) north of Pine Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 144 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. Incorporation of Grove City Borough (here, next to this marker); Joden Jewelers (here, next to this marker); DeFrance Drug Store History (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Aviator Earl Saundt's Demise (a few
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
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steps from this marker); Company M, 112th Infantry Regiment, in World War I (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); Grove City National Boys and Girls Purebred Calf Club (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 . . .
1. Margaret Simpson Guinnip at Find A Grave. (Submitted on April 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Grove City PA. (Submitted on April 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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