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Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Discovery Park

 
 
Discovery Park Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 16, 2008
1. Discovery Park Marker
Inscription. Is the first park developed specifically to honor Ohio's public educators. It was created by members and friends of the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio as part of the system's 80th anniversary celebration. Included in the park are the names of thousands of former and current STRS Ohio members who have helped others discover the joys and the value of learning. It is a fitting tribute to society's most important members - teachers in Ohio's public schools, colleges and universities.
 
Erected by State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio.
 
Location. 39° 57.767′ N, 82° 59.642′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and 5th Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of First Wendy's Restaurant (a few steps from this marker); Starling Medical College and St. Francis Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Breathing Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Underground Railroad / Black Conductors of Columbus
Discovery Park Marker and Statuary Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 16, 2008
2. Discovery Park Marker and Statuary
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Columbus Main Library / Judge Noah Swayne Home (approx. mile away); Former Federal Court Building and Post Office (approx. mile away); The Ohio Statehouse / Lincoln at the Statehouse (approx. mile away); Here Stood Lincoln (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEducation
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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