Sidney in Shelby County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Sidney and Shelby County Millenium Monument
This sculpture celebrates [Agriculture/Civic Life/Education/Industry] in Sidney and Shelby County at the turn of the Millenium. [These] four pieces representing important aspects of local life, [were] donated by the Sidney/Shelby Public Art Foundation as part of the Millenium Monument project. [They were] created by sculptor George Danhires of Kent, Ohio.
The Millenium Monument includes [four] sculptures placed on the Courthouse Square and related interactive historical kiosks accessible in City Hall and the Ross Historical Center.
Commemorative donor and project participant plaques may be found in City Hall, as well as in the kiosk programs.
Dedicated December 14, 2001
Erected 2001 by Sidney/Shelby Public Art Foundation.
Location. 40° 17.101′ N, 84° 9.354′ W. Marker is in Sidney, Ohio, in Shelby County. Click for map. Statues are on the courthouse grounds, bounded by Poplar Street (north), Court Street (south), Main Avenue (east), and Ohio Avenue (west). Marker is in this post office area: Sidney OH 45365, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theodore Roosevelt / William Howard Taft (a few steps from this marker); The Shelby County Courthouse Shelby County Korean Conflict / Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelby County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelby County Operation Desert Storm Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Bicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker); US Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); German American Bank (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sidney.
More about this marker. Statues can be found along the sidewalk around the square at the cardinal points (N,S,E,W) radiating out from the center of the courthouse
Categories. • Agriculture • Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Education • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Notable Events •
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