Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Davey Moore Park
Erected 1972 by City of Springfield and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 39° 55.059′ N, 83° 49.581′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Bill Wellers Way 0.1 miles east of Western Avenue. Click for map. Marker is near the Shelter House off Bill Wellers Way, in Davey Moore Park. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45506, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania House / The National Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Clark County Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Springfield City Hall Bell (approx. 0.9 miles away); City Building Oliver S. Kelly (approx. 0.9 miles away); Esplanade/Fountain Square (approx. 0.9 miles away); Snyder Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Rogers Clark (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Davey Moore. "He lost the fight by a knockout but was able to give a clear-headed interview before he left the ring. In the dressing room he began to fall into a coma from which he never emerged, dying several hours later." (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Persons • Sports •
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