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Damascus in Mahoning County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ervin George Bailey

1880 ~1974

 
 
Ervin George Bailey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson
1. Ervin George Bailey Marker
Inscription. Ervin George Bailey, who was born in Damascus, Ohio, invented the revolutionary "Bailey Boiler Meter," a major contribution to the science of automation and the efficient burning of fuels. In 1916, he founded the Bailey Meter Company of Wickliffe, Ohio - a world supplier of industrial instrumentation and controls. Considered the "Dean of Combustion Engineers," Mr. Bailey held more than 100 patents in the fields of meters, automatic controls, furnaces, boilers, and fuel burning equipment.
 
Erected 1991 by the Bailey Controls Company The Damascus Area Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-50.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 54.152′ N, 80° 57.294′ W. Marker is in Damascus, Ohio, in Mahoning County. Marker is on South Pricetown Road (County Route 534), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Damascus OH 44619, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Damascus Grade School Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Friends Burying Grounds
Ervin George Bailey - Grade School Museum image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson
2. Ervin George Bailey - Grade School Museum
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lot 17, Friends Burying Grounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maple-Dell (approx. 1.6 miles away); Unserheim (approx. 5.9 miles away); Mabel Hartzell (approx. 8 miles away); Alliance-Birthplace of Ohio's State Flower - The Scarlet Carnation (approx. 8.1 miles away); The Deceased of Co. F. 115th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Damascus.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker honoring the industrialist Ervin George Bailey is located on the grounds of the Grade School Museum in the small unincorporated communtity of Damascus, Ohio.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Ervin George Bailey - Museum Sign image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson
3. Ervin George Bailey - Museum Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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