Lancaster in Fairfield County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Rising Park Centennial Celebration
July 3, 2009
Rising Park was originally dedicated July 5, 1909, following the gift of 73 acres from Philip & Carrie E. Rising to the City of Lancaster to be managed and used as a free public park for our citizens forever.
Centennial Celebration Committee
Steve Conrad • Fritz Prosch
Ken Culver • Pearleene Reffitt
Kathy Leveck • Karen Rotkis
Brett Navin • Jim Shaffer
Mitch Overton • Lou Varga
Paul Plinke • Elizabeth Welsh
Donated by Jo Ann Bainter, former Secretary of the Lancaster City Parks and wife of Donald E. Bainter, Lancaster Parks and Recreation Superintendent, 1955-1986
Erected 2009 by Jo Ann Bainter and the Rising Park Centennial Celebration Committee.
Location. 39° 43.613′ N, 82° 35.749′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Touch for map. Marker is near the entrance to Rising Park, off High Street (Ohio Route 37), about 300 feet from the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111 North High Street, Lancaster OH 43130, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Standing Stone National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); C & O Depot at Carroll, Ohio (approx. ¼ mile away); Liberty Township No. 6 School (approx. ¼ mile away); Dumontville General Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Log House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Fifty Star Flag (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Union Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); 166th Infantry 42nd Division World War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
Also see . . . Lancaster Parks and Recreation. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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