Lincoln in Lancaster County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Artesian Well Fountain
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
Location. 40° 48.83′ N, 96° 42.436′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Nebraska, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East O Street (U.S. 34) and North 10th Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is mounted Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 920 East O Street, Lincoln NE 68508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (Old City Hall) (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of St. Paul Methodist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln's Founding Block (about 700 feet away); Historic Haymarket District (approx. Ό mile away); Humane Society Fountain (approx. Ό mile away); County - City Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Nebraska State Historical Society (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mueller Tower at University of Nebraska-Lincoln (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
More about this marker. Marker is designed to resemble a giant postcard. The front side (vintage image of Government Square) faces East O Street. The back side (history of the fountain) faces the fountain inside Government Square Park.
Also see . . . Acklie Fountain. "Acklie Fountain" was a gift in honor of Duane and Phyllis Acklie by their children in 2006. It combines corn maiden faces from the original Cornhusker hotel and some flower-like ornaments from the old City Hall. (Submitted on November 1, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 1, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.