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Plaque

Date:
1965
Description:
Summary: Rectangular wooden plaque features a silver-colored metal plate engraved WARREN GAMALIEL HARDING / Born in Blooming Grove, Ohio, Nov. 2, 1865 / Died in San Francisco, Aug. 2, 1923 / Graduate of Ohio Central College with B.S. Degree / A Printer Apprentice on / The Caledonia Argus / At the Age of 19, in 1884, He Purchased / THE MARION DAILY STAR / His Political Star Arose with Election to the / Ohio State Senate / Then Lieutenant Governor of Ohio and Upward to / United States Senator / This Building Was WORKING PRESS Headquarters for the / 1920 Front Porch Campaign / Which Led to His Election to the 29th President of / The United States / In The White House in 1923 President Harding Arranged / the Purchase / of THE MARION STAR By Brush-Moore Newspapers / President Harding and His Wife Florence Kling Harding were Entombed in The Harding Memorial in Marion in 1927 / This Plaque Presented to The Harding Memorial Association on / The 100th Anniversary of The President's Birth By The Marion Star and Brush-Moore Newspapers. -- Color: Brown, silver -- Item Count: 1 item -- Dimensions: 63.4 cm high, 45.5 cm wide, 1.4 cm deep
Subject:
metal, wood (plant material), plaques (flat objects), Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Partner:
Ohio History Connection
Source:
http://catalog.ohiohistory.org/Presto/search/SearchResults.aspx?q=Museum_Collections.STAR_Record_No=64104
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