Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Davey Moore Park
Erected 1972 by City of Springfield and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1865.
Location. 39° 55.059′ N, 83° 49.581′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Bill Wellers Way 0.1 miles east of Western Avenue. Marker is near the Shelter House off Bill Wellers Way, in Davey Moore Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mile Markers (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pennsylvania House / The National RoadRobert C. Henry (approx. 0.7 miles away); The George and Sarah Gammom House (approx. ¾ mile away); Gammon House (approx. ¾ mile away); Clark County Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated (approx. 0.9 miles away); Springfield City Hall Bell (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Davey Moore. "He lost the fight by a knockout but was able to give a clear-headed interview before he left the ring. In the dressing room he began to fall into a coma from which he never emerged, dying several hours later." (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. boxing
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,844 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on October 4, 2020, by Robert Baughman of Bellefontaine, Ohio. 4. submitted on November 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.