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Urbana in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John Quincy Adams Ward

Local Marker for a Nationally Known Artist

 

A Great Example of His Work

 
John Quincy Adams Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
1. John Quincy Adams Ward Marker
close up, showing text
Inscription. John Quincy Adams Ward sculptor born.Urbana.june 29, 1830. died.New York City.May 1, 1910. this replica of his first statue is a memorial gift to his fellow townsmen erected by his wife to mark his grave

small plaque

preserved with support from local citizens, Save Outdoor Sculpture!, Target Stores, and the National Endowment for the Arts. SOS! is a project of Heritage Preservation and Smithsonian American Art Museum
 
Location. 40° 6.096′ N, 83° 44.039′ W. Marker is in Urbana, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is on cemetery drieway (Ohio Route 54), in the median. Click for map. marker is at gravesite in Oakdale Cemetery off St Rt 54 (Patrick Ave), in Urbana, Ohio. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 Patrick Ave, Urbana OH 43078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. William Ward (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Simon Kenton (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capt. Simon Kenton (about 800 feet away); General Robert Lawrence Eichelberger (approx. 0.4 miles away); Simon Kenton (approx. one mile
John Quincy Adams Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
2. John Quincy Adams Ward Marker
close up of second plaque
away); War Council of 1812 (approx. one mile away); Billy "Single" Clifford /Clifford Theater (approx. 1.1 miles away); Champaign County Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Urbana.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
John Quincy Adams Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
3. John Quincy Adams Ward Marker
grave slab
John Quincy Adams Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
4. John Quincy Adams Ward Marker
full view of site; sculpture, multiple plaques, also graves of his parents
John Quincy Adams Ward Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
5. John Quincy Adams Ward Sculpture
the sculpture; copy of the original, which stand with several of his works, in Central Park, New York City.
John Quincy Adams Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
6. John Quincy Adams Ward Marker
the figure, viewed from the south
John Quincy Adams Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 17, 2015
7. John Quincy Adams Ward Marker
the figure, viewed from the north
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 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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