Stearns and Foster Company

Stearns and Foster Company (HM2HKJ)

Location:
Buy flags at Flagstore.com!

N 39° 13.596', W 84° 28.391'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 40 views
Inscription
The Stearns and Foster Company was co-founded by George S. Stearns, one of the founding fathers of the City of Wyoming, and Seth Foster. Family-owned for 139 years, the company saw the nation through three wars and the Great Depression. A few of its contributions to public service include-donating mattresses and drinking water to area residents during the great flood of 1937 and devoting nearly 80% of its resources to the war effort during World War II. In 1911, the company was one of the first to volunteer under what is now known as the Workman's Compensation Act and offered life insurance to employees free of cost in 1914. The Stearns family contributed greatly to the City of Wyoming, serving on boards and commissions and helping make possible its first church, library, and high school.
Details
HM NumberHM2HKJ
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Tags
Year Placed2002
Placed ByOhio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, City of Wyoming, and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 6th, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 718116 N 4344965
Decimal Degrees39.22660000, -84.47318333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 13.596', W 84° 28.391'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 13' 35.76" N, 84° 28' 23.46" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , ,
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What country is the marker located in?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?