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11-50 Volney Rogers Monument and Entrance to Mill Creek Park

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Marker Details

Title, side A
Pioneer Pavilion
Title, side B
Mill Creek Furnace
Address
Old Furnace Road in Mill Creek Metro Park
Youngstown, 44406
Location
Follow Old Furnace Road W then S from Volney Rd to Pioneer Pavilion parking area
Latitude
41.0835060
Longitude
-80.6808110

Picture Details

Title
Volney Rogers Monument and Entrance to Mill Creek Park
Caption
Postcard of the monument to Volney Rogers at the entrance to Mill Creek Park in Youngstown, Ohio, ca. 1939-1960. Rogers drafted and worked to pass the Township Parks Improvement Act of 1891and led the campaign to establish the Youngstown Township Park District. He is particularly recognized for his personal effort to preserve Mill Creek Park. The sculpture of Rogers was created by Frederick Hibbard and installed in 1920 (AL03336).