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Joseph Ridgway Grundy

(1863 - 1961)

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
1. Joseph Ridgway Grundy Marker
Inscription.
Widely regarded as a key figure in state and national Republican Party politics, he advocated pro-business, low tax, and high tariff policies. An influential industrialist, publisher, banker, lobbyist, and politician, he founded the Pa. Manufacturers Association, 1909, and was US Senator, 1929-1930. His legacy of philanthropy continues through The Grundy Foundation, Library, and Museum.
 
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 5.864′ N, 74° 51.021′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Radcliffe Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is near the Grundy Museum and Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610-680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol PA 19007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marker 19T (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbus 500 Celebration (approx. 0.4 miles away); Replica of the Spanish Garitas (approx. half a mile away); Harriet Ross Tubman (approx. half a mile away); The Ring
Joseph Ridgway Grundy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
2. Joseph Ridgway Grundy Marker
Looking east on Radcliffe Street, with the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library at right.
(approx. half a mile away); Lock No. 2 (approx. half a mile away); The Basin (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Grundy Foundation. (Submitted on May 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Grundy Congressional Bio. (Submitted on May 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Joseph Ridgway Grundy - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Joseph Ridgway Grundy at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Joseph Ridgway Grundy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
3. Joseph Ridgway Grundy Marker
Looking west along Radcliffe Street, with the Grundy Museum in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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