Zanesville in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Bicentennial Legacy Monument
1. John McIntire, Founder, son-in-law of Ebenezer Zane. Visionary for the town’s development. His legacy lives on in the McIntire Scholarship Fund. Died in 1815 at age 56.
2. Noah Norris, Patriot. Enlisted in the first black regiment recruited in Ohio during the Civil War. Died in 1942 at age 98.
3. Zane Grey, Writer. His novels popularized cowboys of the “old west.” Later he became a staunch conservationist. Died in 1939 at age 64.
4. John H. Glenn, Jr., Astronaut. First American to orbit Earth. Four-term senator from Ohio. Returned to space at age 77.
Erected 1999 by Bicentennial Legacy Committee.
Location. 39° 56.53′ N, 82° 0.666′ W. Marker is in Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Market Street west of North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Monument is in Zane’s Landing Park at the foot of Market Street and can be seen straight ahead when traveling west on Market Street. Market street turns right in front of monument. Market Street parallels Main Street (U.S. 40) one block north. Marker is in this post office area: Zanesville OH 43701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are Muskingum County Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Muskingum County Iraqi Conflicts Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Muskingum County Medal of Honor Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Y-Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Y-Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Zanesville.
More about this marker. The bronze was designed by sculptor Alan Cottrill and cast at Coopermill Bronze Works, Zanesville, Ohio.
Regarding The Bicentennial Legacy Monument. From the brochure: “The Bicentennial Legacy Monument is a grouping of four notable figures from our area, each of whom lived approximately 50 years later than the next. The artist [is] a native of Zanesville, and the sculpture was cast at a local bronze foundry.”
Also see . . . Zane's Landing Park Photos. On the Zanesville.com web site. (Submitted on April 13, 2006.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
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