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Rising Park Centennial Celebration

July 3, 2009

 
 
Rising Park Centennial Celebration Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 5, 2010
1. Rising Park Centennial Celebration Marker
Inscription.
On this day, July 3, 2009, the City of Lancaster celebrated 100 years of the beginning of Rising Park and the Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department.

Rising Park was originally dedicated July 5, 1909, following the gift of 73 acres from Philip & Carrie E. Rising to the City of Lancaster to be managed and used as a free public park for our citizens forever.

Centennial Celebration Committee
Steve Conrad Fritz Prosch
Ken Culver Pearleene Reffitt
Kathy Leveck Karen Rotkis
Brett Navin Jim Shaffer
Mitch Overton Lou Varga
Paul Plinke Elizabeth Welsh

Donated by Jo Ann Bainter, former Secretary of the Lancaster City Parks and wife of Donald E. Bainter, Lancaster Parks and Recreation Superintendent, 1955-1986

 
Erected 2009 by Jo Ann Bainter and the Rising Park Centennial Celebration Committee.
 
Location. 39° 43.613′ N, 82° 35.749′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Click for map. Marker is near the entrance to Rising Park, off High Street (Ohio Route 37), about 300 feet from the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111 North High Street, Lancaster OH 43130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Rising Park Centennial Celebration Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 5, 2010
2. Rising Park Centennial Celebration Marker
Looking southwest, with white fairgrounds grandstand in background, across High Street.
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Standing Stone National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); C & O Depot at Carroll, Ohio (approx. mile away); Liberty Township No. 6 School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dumontville General Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Log House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Fifty Star Flag (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Union Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); 166th Infantry 42nd Division World War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .  Lancaster Parks and Recreation. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Rising Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 5, 2010
3. Rising Park Marker
Rising Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 5, 2010
4. Rising Park Marker
Looking northeast into park
Rising Park Pond and Gazebo image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 5, 2010
5. Rising Park Pond and Gazebo
Rising Park Shelter image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 5, 2010
6. Rising Park Shelter
Rising Park Sign on High Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 5, 2010
7. Rising Park Sign on High Street
Rising Park Stone Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 13, 2010
8. Rising Park Stone Bench
"1918" engraved on the bench
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,142 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   8. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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