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Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

1759–1805

 
 
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
1. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Marker
Inscription.  
Classical German Poet of Enlightenment
Dramatist, Philosopher, and Historian

Rededicated July 4, 1991
The United German Singing Societies of Central Ohio
Columbus Maennerchor & Damenchor • Columbus Sachsenchor
Newark Maennerchor & Damenchor • Germania Maennerchor & Damenchor
Helvetia Maennerchor & Edelweiss Damenchor • Harmony Glee Club
The Friends of Schiller Park

 
Erected 1991 by The United German Singing Societies of Central Ohio and Friends of Schiller Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 39° 56.523′ N, 82° 59.614′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is near center of Schiller Park, off City Park Avenue, in German Village neighborhood of Columbus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Story of The Schiller Monument (here, next to this marker); Grace's Garden (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
2. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Monument
Gold Star Mothers (about 400 feet away); Schiller Park (about 400 feet away); Franklin County Soldiers of the Mexican War (about 500 feet away); Site of First Ohio State Home Football Game / The Ohio State University First Football Team 1890 (approx. ¼ mile away); Circa 1870 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Circa 1872 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Erected by the image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
3. Erected by the
German-Americans of Columbus
Presented to the city
July 4, 1891.
Back of Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Monument.
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Statue image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 20, 2009
4. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Statue
The sculptor is unknown but this bronze was cast in Germany in 1891.
<i>Schiller statue, City Park, Columbus, O.</i> image. Click for full size.
By Detroit Publishing Company, circa 1905
5. Schiller statue, City Park, Columbus, O.
Garden Along Approach to Schiller Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
6. Garden Along Approach to Schiller Monument
Looking west from monument toward intersection of City Park Avenue and Stewart Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,335 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on July 10, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   5. submitted on November 29, 2014.   6. submitted on October 29, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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