Lakeland in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
(1935 – 2002)
who specialized in supplying citrus flavoring.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, he graduated from
the University of Notre Dame and received a
doctorate of organic chemistry from Iowa State
University. Dr. Kryger founded three Lakeland
companies and devoted twenty years to these family
owned businesses. Kryger Park, opened in 2006,
is made possible by his widow,
Lynn Kryger, and the Kryger Family.
The park is dedicated to the citizens of Lakeland
in memory of this devoted family man,
active community volunteer and philanthropist.
Erected by City of Lakeland and the Kryger Family.
Location. 28° 2.62′ N, 81° 57.243′ W. Marker is in Lakeland, Florida, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of South Massachusetts Avenue and East Main Street, on the right when traveling north on South Massachusetts Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to Kryger Park. Marker is at or Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. ‘Mute Swan Protecting Her Cygnets’ (within shouting distance of this marker); Munn Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Polk County Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away); Munn Park Historic District (about 700 feet away); Polk Theatre and Office Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Oates Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Mass. Infantry Camp (approx. ¼ mile away); The Women's Club of Lakeland (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeland.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 93 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.