Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1782 - 1868
Dr. Goodale was also a successful businessman whose wealth and generosity allowed him to provide free medical care for the poor. In addition, Dr. Goodale was a founder of Capital University and Trinity Episcopal Church.
On July 14, 1851, he donated this beautiful 40-acre tract of land to the City of Columbus to be “forever kept and preserved as a public park,” thus making Goodale Park the oldest in the city.
This plaque was donated by the Victorian Village Society on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of Goodale Park, July 14, 1991.
Erected 1991 by Victorian Village Society.
Location. 39° 58.472′ N, 83° 0.33′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Goodale Avenue and Park Street. Click for map. Marker is in Goodale Park, near southeast corner, about 250 feet from intersection of Goodale Avenue and Park Street. 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. Tod Barracks, 1863 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Flytown Reverend Father Alexander Cestelli / Chiesta Italiana di San Giovanni Battista (approx. 0.4 miles away); Father Rocco Petrarca (approx. 0.4 miles away); Columbus' First Professional Game (approx. half a mile away); The Columbus Buckeyes (approx. half a mile away); The Western League (approx. half a mile away); The Negro Leagues in Columbus (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
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