Oxford in Butler County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Verlin L. Pulley Tower
long intertwined with Miami University.
A member of the class of 1925
A trustee from 1959 to 1965
A resident orf Oxford since graduation
and mayor of Oxford from 1936-1940
The founder of Capitol Varsity Cleaning Company
one of the largest dry-cleaning companies in the United States.
Verlin and his wife, Corola Wood Pulley '25,
were the parents of three Miami graduates:
William W. Pulley, MBA '58
Robert W. Pulley '52
Thomas W. Pulley '64
This tower is a gift from William W. Pulley
in tribute to his father's devotion to his family,
his university, his community, and his entrepreneurial spirit.
Erected by William W. Pulley.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 39° 30.484′ N, 84° 43.802′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Ohio, in Butler Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford OH 45056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Langstroth Cottage / Lorenzo Langstroth (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Percy MacKaye / "The Poet's Shack" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Upham Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Holmes McGuffey House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Act of 1794 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stanton's "Magnificent Dwelling" / Elizabeth Cady Stanton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alumnae Hall (approx. half a mile away); William Holmes McGuffey (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
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