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Founders' Point

 
 
Founders' Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
1. Founders' Point Marker
Inscription.  In recognition of foresight and ingenuity of Henry Barnhart, George King, and Edward Huber, who established this plant in 1884 as The Marion Steam Shovel Company, This monument is dedicated as Founders' Point
 
Erected 1981 by Employees of Marion Power Shovel Division, Dresser Industries, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1981.
 
Location. 40° 35.324′ N, 83° 8.465′ W. Marker is in Marion, Ohio, in Marion County. Marker is on West Center Street (Ohio Route 95/309) west of Park Boulevard (Ohio Route 95), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 536 W Center St, Marion OH 43302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marion Steam Shovel (here, next to this marker); Palace Theater (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hotel Harding (approx. 0.4 miles away); Norman Mattoon Thomas (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Marion County Trial of Bill Anderson (approx. 0.7 miles away); War Memorials
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Marion County Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Marion County Courthouse (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Founders' Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
2. Founders' Point Marker
Founders' Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
3. Founders' Point Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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