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Charles B. Stover map_it

  • Location: Shakespeare Garden; top of "rock of ages"
  • Description: Exedra
  • Materials: Deer isle granite
  • Dimensions: H: 3'10" W: 20' D: 13'
  • Dedicated: 1936
  • Donor: Charles B. Stover Memorial Association Inc.
  • Inscription: CHARLES B. STOVER / 1861 (...) 1929 / FOUNDER OF OUTDOOR PLAYGROUNDS / WHO DEVOTED HIS LIFE TO PUBLIC SERVICE / IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION / 1936 /

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