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Bellaire in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Colonel John H. Sullivan

Dedicated to the Life and Memory of

 
 
Dedicated to the Life and Memory of Colonel John H Sullivan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
1. Dedicated to the Life and Memory of Colonel John H Sullivan Marker
Inscription. The Father of Bellaire, Ohio who "could hear more distinctly than other men, the footsteps of coming generations"

In November 1854, Colonel Sullivan platted the Harris Farm for a community incorporated in 1860 as Bellaire City, and in 1872 as the City of Bellaire.

His life was devoted with invincible spirit in promotion of the prosperity and growth of Bellaire, Ohio. President and Promoter of the Central Ohio R.R. and the Bellaire & Southwestern R.R., western agent of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R. during the Civil War, proprietor of the Star Glass Works, Sullivan Coal Works and Sullivan & Co. in real estate, he led the community in seeking approval for construction of The Great Stone Viaduct through the heart of the Bellaire business district, which today remains a National Historic Landmark revered by the community.

Dedicated August 15th, 2003, in the 200th year of the State of Ohio, and the 143rd year of incorporated Bellaire, by the Bellaire Bicentennial Committee, Village and Residents.
 
Erected 2003 by The Bellaire Bicentennial Committee, Village and Residents.
 
Location. 40° 0.988′ N, 80° 44.567′ W. Marker is in Bellaire, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is on 34th Street
Dedicated to the Life and Memory of Colonel John H Sullivan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
2. Dedicated to the Life and Memory of Colonel John H Sullivan Marker
0.1 miles west of Belmont Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in Union Square. Marker is in this post office area: Bellaire OH 43906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); West Washington Street World War II Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Willow Grove Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Square and its Uses / The Question of Ownership (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornelius D. Battelle, Methodist Circuit Rider / The First United Methodist Church, Bellaire (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bellaire.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Colonel John H. Sullivan Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2010
3. Colonel John H. Sullivan Relief
Colonel John H. Sullivan Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2010
4. Colonel John H. Sullivan Marker
Colonel John H. Sullivan Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2010
5. Colonel John H. Sullivan Marker
The Bellaire Bicentennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
6. The Bellaire Bicentennial Time Capsule
At the foot of the statue
Placed in this spot in celebration of the Ohio State Bicentennial in Bellaire, Ohio for the coming generations

November 30, 2003
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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