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Donn Vickers Gazebo in Thurber Park

 
 
Donn Vickers Gazebo in Thurber Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 16, 2008
1. Donn Vickers Gazebo in Thurber Park Marker
Inscription.  Donn Vickers served as the executive director of the Thurber House from 1985 through 2001. As executive director, Donn was responsible for many accomplishments including the development of Thurber Park and the construction of this gazebo.

In recognition of Donn's commitment to Thurber Park and his years of service as executive director of the the [sic] Thurber House, this gazebo is named in his honor.
Dedicated May 4, 2001
 
Erected 2001.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkMan-Made FeaturesNotable Places.
 
Location. 39° 57.923′ N, 82° 59.074′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Jefferson Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the Thurber Park gazebo, on Jefferson Avenue between Willow and Long Streets. 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. James Thurber (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church
Donn Vickers Gazebo in Thurber Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 16, 2008
2. Donn Vickers Gazebo in Thurber Park
(about 500 feet away); King Lincoln District Arch (about 500 feet away); Elijah Pierce (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Bellows / Roy Lichtenstein (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wesley Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home Site of Henry Howe — Historian (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lincoln Theatre (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,140 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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