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4-50 Volney Rogers Monument and Entrance to Mill Creek Park

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Marker Details

Title, side A
Anson Williams and The Village of Williamsville
Title, side B
James Kilbourne and The Columbus and Sandusky Turnpike
Address
8230 Columbus Pike
Lewis Center, 43035
Location
'Entrance to Kingwood Memorial Park (cemetery)
Latitude
40.1715840
Longitude
-83.0214670

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, a sculptor from Cleveland, Ohio, and installed in 1920 (AL03336).