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James Hazlett Binns

 
 
James Hazlett Binns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
1. James Hazlett Binns Marker
Inscription. 1912 - 1985
Industrialist Patriot Humanitarian Mentor
He rose from sales trainee to become president and chairman of Armstrong World Industries, a director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and chairman of the National Association of Manufacturers. A leader in the revitalization of Downtown Lancaster, he exemplified the belief that individuals and businesses are responsible for the well-being of their communities.
 
Location. 40° 2.406′ N, 76° 18.375′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. Queen Street 0.1 miles north of Orange Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ruamie Hill Binns (here, next to this marker); Joseph Simon (within shouting distance of this marker); Grape Hotel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Reformed Church (about 500 feet away); Andrew Ellicott (about 500 feet away); Lancaster City (about 700 feet away); Home Site of Col. William Henry (about 700 feet away); S. Dale Kaufman (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public WorkIndustry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
Full view of plaque. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
2. Full view of plaque.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,800 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 11, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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