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Source: Popular Mechanics Magazine
Source type: magazine
Document type: article
Document title: “Marble Memorial Building Tribute to McKinley”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: December 1917
Volume number: 28
Issue number: 6
Pagination: 833

“Marble Memorial Building Tribute to McKinley.” Popular Mechanics Magazine Dec. 1917 v28n6: p. 833.
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McKinley memorial (Niles, OH: dedication); McKinley memorial (Niles, OH).
Named persons
William McKinley; John Massey Rhind [misspelled below].
The article below is accompanied on the same page with three photographs, captioned as follows:
  • Thousands of Persons Attended the Dedication of the William McKinley Memorial Building at Niles, Ohio, a Few Weeks Ago. The Picture above Gives Some Idea of the Appearance of the Edifice.
  • The Marble Statue of McKinley, Which Occupies the Central Position in the Court of Honor at the Entrance of the Memorial Structure.
  • Workmen Spent Six Months in Quarrying and Finishing This Massive Roof Stone. The Building Is Situated in a Small Park in the Heart of the Town Where the Late President Was Born.


Marble Memorial Building Tribute to McKinley

     Men of international prominence participated in the dedication of a magnificent memorial building that has been erected as a tribute to the late President William McKinley at Niles, O., his birthplace. Thousands of persons attended the exercises, which were made particularly interesting by the unveiling of J. Massey Rind’s new marble statue of the deceased executive. The work occupies the central position in the Court of Honor at the entrance of the structure. It is 12 ft. high and weighs approximately 35 tons. The building is situated in a small park near the middle of the town. It is constructed of marble and is 232 ft. long, 136 ft. in depth, and 36 ft. high. The interior plan includes an auditorium, a library, a museum, Grand Army rooms, and other space to be used for educational purposes.



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