Minerva Library to dedicate William Powell sculpture

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Submitted photo A dedication of a William Powell sculpture will be dedicated at Minerva Public Library on Nov. 6, 4 p.m.

The dedication of a sculpture honoring William Powell will take place Thursday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m., on the grounds of Minerva Public Library.

The sculpture was commissioned by Minerva Arts Council with the cooperation of the Powell family and created by Canton artist Patrick Buckohr. 

Powell, a Minerva High School graduate, was a businessman, entrepreneur, veteran and pioneering golf course owner who designed Clearview Golf Club, the first integrated golf course. He was also the first African American to construct and own a professional golf course in the United States.

The public is invited to attend, and Minerva Public Library is located at 677 Lynnwood Dr.

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