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Mansfield in Richland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Vasbinder Fountain
 
Vasbinder Fountain Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
1. Vasbinder Fountain Marker
 
Inscription. Donated by David and Jane Vasbinder to the City of Mansfield on July 4, 1881, and served as the focal point of Central Park until December 17, 1958. Restored and relocated back into Central Park on July 4, 1979. The restoration of the Vasbinder Fountain was led by City Councilman Dan M. Stevens, the Mansfield City Parks Department, and through the contributions, assistance, and efforts of:
[list of donors follow]
 
Location. 40° 45.501′ N, 82° 30.886′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Ohio, in Richland County. Marker is on Park Avenue East (Ohio Route 430), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Fountain is on the Public Square, between Main and Diamond Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield OH 44902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richland County Soldiers' Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Richland County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Allen J. (A. J.) Vandayburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Richland County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John Sherman, 1823-1900 / The Sherman Anti-Trust Act (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Mansfield Blue Star Mothers War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Vasbinder Fountain and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
2. Vasbinder Fountain and Marker
 
 
Vasbinder Fountain Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
3. Vasbinder Fountain
Original Lincoln Highway marker in road median, and Soldier's Monument to right of fountain.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 689 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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