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Franklin Park in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stone Mansion

(1935)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, October 17, 2014
1. Stone Mansion Marker
Inscription.  Built by Robert G. Woodside (1876-1964) to resemble his father's ancestral Irish cottage. Woodside was an attorney, decorated war veteran, founder of the VFW, co-chair of American Battle Monuments Commission, Allegheny Co. Sheriff & Controller. Awarded Medal of Freedom by Pres. Eisenhower in 1954. Since 1990, Stone Mansion has housed businesses.
 
Erected 2014.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsLaw Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
 
Location. 40° 36.7′ N, 80° 6.273′ W. Marker is in Franklin Park, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Wexford Bayne Road and Stone Mansion Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Stone Mansion Dr, Sewickley PA 15143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Stone Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Kuskusky Path
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By Mike Wintermantel, October 17, 2014
2. Stone Mansion Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Trinity German Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Borough of Bradford Woods (approx. 2.1 miles away); Jonas Salk (approx. 2.6 miles away); Herb Scott (approx. 2.6 miles away); Saint Matthew's Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Elias Fry Barn (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin Park.
 
Regarding Stone Mansion. The Stone Mansion is now a funeral home.
 
Also see . . .
1. Schellhaas Funeral Home. (Submitted on October 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Major Robert Gaily Woodside at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on October 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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