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

Susan Eccles O'Kane

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. Susan Eccles O'Kane Marker
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Susan Eccles O'Kane was a visionary leader committed to high ideals. She established the Village Shop at 152 South Broad Street and operated four businesses from 1960 to 1998. Susan was known for her strong character, inspiring many women and promoting Grove City.
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This marker honors the work of
Susan Eccles O'Kane
1941 - 1998

 
Erected by the Borough of Grove City and in Honor of Susan Eccles O'Kane.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1960.
 
Location. 41° 9.6′ N, 80° 5.183′ 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. Markers on east face of obelisk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 152 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. Pine Grove Normal Academy (here, next to this marker); Grove City National Boys and Girls Purebred Calf Club
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
2. Susan Eccles O'Kane Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Beginnings of Radio in Grove City (a few steps from this marker); History of Burdicks Men’s Clothing Store (a few steps from this marker); "Here's Howe" (a few steps from this marker); "The Voice of Grove City" (a few steps from this marker); Incorporation of Grove City Borough (a few steps from this marker); Margaret Simpson Guinnip (a few steps from 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).
 
Susan Eccles O'Kane Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
3. Susan Eccles O'Kane Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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