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

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Marker Details

Title, side A
Indian Green
Title, side B
McKinnis-Litzenberg Farmstead
Address
Litzenberg Memorial Woods, 6100 US 224
Findlay, 45840
Location
Along entrance to farmstead, W of OH 186 on US 224
Latitude
41.0593560
Longitude
-83.7642120

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).