Gambier in Knox County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
David Bates Douglass
A gallant soldier and
officer in the War of 1812
A civil engineer of distinction
A teacher of wide experience
who in the years 1841-1844
while president of Kenyon
College laid out and
beautified its grounds
made the path through them
and erected these pillars
Hinc adeo media est nobis via-
mic moeri canamus
Erected by Kenyon College.
Location. 40° 22.517′ N, 82° 23.822′ W. Marker is in Gambier, Ohio, in Knox County. Marker is on former gate column at entrance to Marriott Park on the Kenyon College campus, about 200 feet south of intersection of Wiggin Street and Chase Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gambier OH 43022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Wharton Marriott (here, next to this marker); Kenyon College (within shouting distance of this marker); John Crowe Ransom & The Kenyon Review (about Colonel Lorin Andrews (about 500 feet away); Edward Bates Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Kenyon Cornerstone (approx. ¼ mile away); 0-6-0 Steam Locomotive (approx. half a mile away); C & O caboose (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gambier.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 792 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.