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

Elmer Holmes Bobst

 
 
Elmer Holmes Bobst Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
1. Elmer Holmes Bobst Marker
Inscription.  His generosity interest in human welfare and love for Lititz, his boyhood home, made possible the restoration and development of this park.
Established in 1843 by the Moravian Congregation, the park was given to the community of Lititz in 1956.
 
Erected 1958 by The Citizens of Lititz.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 40° 9.475′ N, 76° 18.455′ W. Marker is in Lititz, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from N. Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lititz PA 17543, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lititz (here, next to this marker); Lititz Springs Park Historical Markers (a few steps from this marker); Lititz Springs Park Entrance Gates (a few steps from this marker); Lititz Spring Park Memorial Fountain (a few steps from this marker); 1895 Drinking Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Building of the Lititz Freight Station in 1921
Lititz Spring Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
2. Lititz Spring Park
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Importance of Conversation (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lititz.
 
More about this marker. Marker is near the entrance to the park.
 
Town Clock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
3. Town Clock
Provided by Rolex Watch USA, Inc.
Dedicated to the Citizens of Lititz in commemoration of the 250th Anniversary of the naming of Lititz
April 29, 2006
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,494 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Oct. 4, 2022