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Clarion in Clarion County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mary A. Ross Memorial Library

 
 
Mary A. Ross Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 14, 2022
1. Mary A. Ross Memorial Library Marker
Inscription.  

This building presented to the Citizens of Clarion
by the late John D. Ross with an additional gift
by Dr. Charles C. Ross in loving memory of their
loyal and devoted mother
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This building erected with funds bequeathed by
John D. Ross
late of Denver, Colorado, deceased,
as an enduring memorial to his mother
Mary A. Ross

Accepted by the Borough Council on the 4th day of
December, 1920 upon the conditions expressed in the
will of the donor and to be perpetually maintained by
the Borough of Clarion

 
Erected 1920 by the Borough of Clarion.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationWomen. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1920.
 
Location. 41° 12.801′ N, 79° 22.966′ W. Marker is in Clarion, Pennsylvania, in Clarion County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 322) west of 7th Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 644 Main St, Clarion PA 16214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Robert "Bob" Yoho (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Clarion, Est. 1841 (a few steps from this marker); World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Welcome to Clarion, Est. 1841 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Susquehanna and Waterford Turnpike Milestone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarion County Remembers World War II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gemmell Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Veterans of Clarion County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarion.
 
Regarding Mary A. Ross Memorial Library. The library is now known as the Clarion Free Library, although the markers remain prominent on the building's main elevation.
 
Also see . . .  Clarion Free Library. (Submitted on August 15, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Mary A. Ross Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 14, 2022
2. Mary A. Ross Memorial Library Marker
Mary A. Ross Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 14, 2022
3. Mary A. Ross Memorial Library Marker
Mary A. Ross Memorial Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 14, 2022
4. Mary A. Ross Memorial Library
Mary A. Ross Memorial Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 14, 2022
5. Mary A. Ross Memorial Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 15, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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