Niles Daily News April 18, 1917

“M’Kinley Memorial Plans Started,” Niles Daily News, April 18, 1917. Retrieved 4.1.2015 from http://mckinley.advantage-preservation.com/
First definite arrangements for the dedication ceremony were made at a meeting held April 17, 1917. June 5 was selected as the date of the dedication. Former President William Howard Taft and Dr. C.E. Manchester, who was McKinley’s pastor and funeral orator, were to speak at the dedication. The Grand Army of the Republic was in full charge of the dedication.