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Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lewis R. Ratleff Park

 
 
Lewis R. Ratleff Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 17, 2014
1. Lewis R. Ratleff Park Marker
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Inscription. The Lewis R. Ratleff Memorial Park
 
Erected by City of Bellefontaine.
 
Location. 40° 21.452′ N, 83° 46.563′ W. Marker is in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on Springhill Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. marker is in the grass, behind the concession stand, near the flagpole. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Springhill Street, Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harmon Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); Free Servicemen's Canteen, 1942-1946 (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Railroad in Logan County (approx. mile away); The Home of Blue Jacket (approx. mile away); General Robert Patterson Kennedy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Powell Park, the Old Burial Ground (approx. 0.8 miles away); George Bartholomew (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oldest Concrete Street in America (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bellefontaine.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Lewis R. Ratleff Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 17, 2014
2. Lewis R. Ratleff Park Marker
Lions Club plaque is at base of flagpole
Lewis R. Ratleff Park image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 17, 2014
3. Lewis R. Ratleff Park
marker can be seen at a distance the park was originally called "Civic Park" when constructed in 1974. The name was changed several years later, to honor Mr. Ratleff
Lewis R. Ratleff Park image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 17, 2014
4. Lewis R. Ratleff Park
distant view of park and markers
Bellefontaine City Council 1974 image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
5. Bellefontaine City Council 1974
picture used by permission of John P. T. Gordon, step-son of former Mayor, Col. William S. Meyer
Bellefontaine City leaders image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
6. Bellefontaine City leaders
left- Col. William S. Meyer (mayor) middle- Mr. Lewis R. Ratleff (safety/service director) right- Mr. Fred Gross (auditor)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 281 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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