Wilberforce in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
—Drs. Camille O. and William H. Cosby —
This handsome bronze memorial of the legendary Paul Robeson is the work of artist George Carlson as commissioned by Drs. Camille O. and William H. Cosby. The Cosbys have graciously donated this work to Central State University to be displayed as a tribute to the great Paul Robeson, actor, scholar, orator and Civil Rights activist. The Central State University Family expresses its thanks and appreciation to the Cosbys for this special addition to our campus.
Erected by Central State University.
Location. 39° 42.958′ N, 83° 52.708′ W. Marker is in Wilberforce, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Wesley Drive and Maplewood Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Wesley Drive. Click for map. Marker is near the Paul Robeson Cultural and Performing Arts Center, on the campus of Central State University. Marker is in this post office area: Wilberforce OH 45384, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hallie Quinn Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Galloway Hall (about 600 feet away); Central State University Old Wilberforce University Campus at Tawawa Springs (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carnegie Library (1907) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kezia Emery Hall (1913) (approx. ¼ mile away); Albert Baker Football Practice Field (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilberforce.
Also see . . .
1. Paul Robeson. (Submitted on February 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Paul Robeson. (Submitted on February 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Central State University. (Submitted on February 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights • Man-Made Features •
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