Lancaster in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
James Hazlett Binns
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. Touch for directions.
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); Lancaster County Civil War Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lancaster County World War II Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Lancaster County World War II Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial Lancaster County Vietnam War Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Lancaster County Korean War Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Lancaster County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
Categories. • 20th Century • Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons •
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