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Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue

 
 
75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
1. 75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker
Inscription.  
The Ohio Society DAR on July 4, 2003, placed this
Rededication Marker to Commemorate the
75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue.

The Statue has been restored through the efforts of:
• Ohio Society Daughters of the American Revolution •
• Ohio Department of Transportation •
• City of Springfield, Ohio •
• National Trail Parks and Recreation Department •

Preservation Support was also provided by:
Target Stores and the National Endowment for the Arts.
A Federal Agency, as part of Save Outdoor Sculpture!, A joint project of
Heritage Preservation and the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Marilyn Hohn Vaglia, State Regent, 2001-2004 .....Michred Dunn Thomas, Restoration Chairman

 
Erected 2003 by the Ohio Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
2. 75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker
Close-up view of the text.
Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Madonnas of the Trail series list.
 
Location. 39° 55.482′ N, 83° 48.673′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Fisher Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. This marker is located on the northwest corner of the intersection, directly in front of the Madonna of the Trail Statue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 West Main Street, Springfield OH 45502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madonna of the Trail (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Madonna of the Trail (here, next to this marker); Site of Springfield's First Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Rogers Clark (about 400 feet away); H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (about 500 feet away); Esplanade/Fountain Square (about 700 feet away); City Building (about 700 feet away); A. B. Graham (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
More about this marker. In September of 2011, this marker, along with the Madonna of the Trail Statue, were moved to this location, from their previous location, which was 2.0 miles west of this spot, along West Main Street, just west of Buck Creek.
 
75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
3. 75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker
View of the marker situated in front of the Madonna of the Trail Statue.
75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
4. 75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker
View of the marker looking west along West Main Street.
75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
5. 75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker
View of the marker looking east along West Main Street.
75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 17, 2017
6. 75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue Marker
View of the marker looking northeast with a view of Fisher Street in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 18, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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