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Garfield Square

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Before 1829. Market St. between 4th and 6th sts.

This square was platted for Pottsville's market before commerce shifted to Centre Street. It now provides a landscaped setting for several sculptures including the Soldiers and Sailors Monument (1891, August Zeller, sculptor). One corner of the square is anchored by the First Methodist Church (1903), a late Richardsonian Romanesque work by New York City church specialist George Kramer. Opposite is the Garfield Diner (1953), a shining Kullman diner.

Writing Credits

Author: 
George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Garfield Square", [Pottsville, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-SC12.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 448-448.

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