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Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Gold Medal Plaza

 
 
Gold Medal Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
1. Gold Medal Plaza Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to these three Garfield High School athletes who took our community to ‘A Level Above’.

Terre Haute - parks & recreation

Gold Medal Sponsors
City of Terre Haute
A Friend of Union Hospital
First Financial Bank
Garfield High School Alumni
Private Donors


A special thanks to Gary Fears and Brian Miller for the vision to create this plaza.

2009
 
Location. 39° 29.539′ N, 87° 23.88′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is at the intersection of North 13th Street and Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North 13th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Terre Haute IN 47804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Twelve Points (a few steps from this marker); Union Hospital (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort William Henry Harrison (approx. 1.1 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Buried in this Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Charles Gene Abrell (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison
Full View - - Gold Medal Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
2. Full View - - Gold Medal Plaza
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Burial Ground Fort William Harrison (approx. 1.3 miles away); 1812 - - Fort Harrison - - 1912 (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Clyde Edward Lovellette image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
3. Clyde Edward Lovellette
Graduate of Terre Haute’s Garfield High School, 1948
Won Olympic Gold Medal, Basketball,
Helsinki, Finland, 1952
Gregory Curtis Bell image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
4. Gregory Curtis Bell
Graduate of Terre Haute’s Garfield High School, 1948
Won Olympic Gold Medal, Broad Jump,
Melbourne, Australia, 1956
Terry Gilbert Dischinger image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
5. Terry Gilbert Dischinger
Graduate of Terre Haute’s Garfield High School, 1958
Won Olympic Gold Medal, Basketball,
Rome, Italy, 1960
Gold Medal Plaza at 12 Points Park image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
6. Gold Medal Plaza at 12 Points Park
Sign - - " Gold Medal Plaza " image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
7. Sign - - " Gold Medal Plaza "
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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