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Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Matthias Peter Möller

1854 - 1937

 

—Business And Industry Figure —

 
Matthias Peter Möller Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2017
1. Matthias Peter Möller Marker
Inscription. Möller was the founder of some of the most successful businesses in Hagerstown's history. He moved his organ factory to Hagerstown in 1881 and it grew to become the largest in the world. it produced over 11,000 instruments before closing in 1992. in 2015, Möller organs were still in use in many prominent venues, including the cadet chapels at the U.S. military, naval and air force academies, Camp David and hundreds of churches and theaters. in 1905, he partnered with Robert Crawford to form the Crawford automobile company. he formed the M.P. Möller Auto Car Company in 1924 and continued in automobile manufacturing until his death. he was also a leading developer in Hagerstown's hotel real estate and banking industries
 
Location. 39° 37.943′ N, 77° 43.4′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Memorial Boulevard and South Potomac Street. Touch for map. This marker is part of the Hagerstown Circle of Achievement in Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Kennedy (here, next to this marker); John V. Jamison, Sr. and John V. Jamison Jr. (here, next to this marker);
Matthias Peter Möller Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2017
2. Matthias Peter Möller Marker
This marker is third from the top of this panel of the Hagerstown Circle of Achievement.
Mary Lemist Titcomb (here, next to this marker); William Preston Lane, Jr. (here, next to this marker); William Othello Wilson (here, next to this marker); Peter Buys (here, next to this marker); Henry Kyd Douglas (here, next to this marker); Maurice Edward Frock (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
 
Also see . . .  M. P. Moller - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 16, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce
 
Matthias Peter Möller image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2017
3. Matthias Peter Möller
Close-up of image on marker
M. P. Möller Tomb<br>In Rose Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
4. M. P. Möller Tomb
In Rose Hill Cemetery
M. P. Möller Tomb<br>In Rose Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
5. M. P. Möller Tomb
In Rose Hill Cemetery
Stained Glass Window image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
6. Stained Glass Window
M. P. Möller Tomb in Rose Hill Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on September 9, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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