In the center of the back wall of Ambridge's Laughlin Memorial Library, there's a beautiful arched recess, mostly black marble, that holds a memorial to Alexander Laughlin, Jr., for whom the library is named.
In Memory ofAlexander Laughlin Jr1889-1926son ofAlexander and Mary Mead LaughlinPresident of Central Tube CompanyMajor in the American Expeditionary Forcesof the World War 1908 - 1919
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Nancy Bohinsky Knisley grew up in Ambridge in the 1950s and 1960s. She is the creator of Ambridge Memories, a blog dedicated to local history from 1950 to 1970.