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Newark in Licking County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Building

 
 
Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 26, 2016
1. Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building Marker
Inscription. On this site in 1894, the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building was erected to honor those from Licking County who died in the Civil War. The original building facade was destroyed by fire in 1968. The building also housed the Auditorium Theater, the theatrical center of the community. After years of neglect, the unused building was razed in 2002. Licking County Foundation Park honors the building's long history as a place for family entertainment and for remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our community.
 
Location. 40° 3.548′ N, 82° 24.065′ W. Marker is in Newark, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is at the intersection of North Second Street and North Park Place, on the left when traveling south on North Second Street. Click for map. Marker is in the plaza in front of the Licking County Foundation building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 North Second Street, Newark OH 43058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Double Arrow" Wrought Iron Fence (a few steps from this marker); McCune-Stimson House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Donald D. Hill County Administration Building (about 500 feet away, measured
Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 26, 2016
2. Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building Marker
in a direct line); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (about 500 feet away); The John W. Alford Building (about 700 feet away); Early Transportation in Newark (approx. 0.2 miles away); The History of Licking Memorial Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veteran's Park (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Newark.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page was last revised on August 31, 2016.
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