Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
American Federation of Labor / United Mine Workers of America
Erected 2008 by Central Ohio Labor Council, AFL-CIO and The Ohio
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Labor Unions. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 25, 1890.
Location. 39° 57.868′ N, 83° 0.198′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Long Street (U.S. 33) and Front Street on Long Street. Marker is in Harry E. Richter Workers Memorial Park next to intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Green, Labor Leader / The Columbus Streetcar Strike, 1910 (here, next to this marker); Columbia Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Telephone Central Office in Columbus Ohio (about 800 feet away); John Brickell (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Refugee Tract (approx. 0.2 miles away); Intersect (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charity Newsies (approx. 0.2 miles away); General John Hunt Morgan, CSA / Morgan's Escape (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
More about this marker. This marker replaces a marker with the same text originally erected at the same location in 1979.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 3,644 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.