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

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Marker Details

Title, side A
German Corners
Title, side B
St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
Address
11333 Granger Road
Garfield Heights, 44125
Location
NE corner of Granger Road and Turney Road, on Turney Road
Latitude
41.4174896
Longitude
-81.6061726

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).