Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Ohio State University
It was after 1900 before it really began to realize its educational potential, and its major growth occurred after World War II. By 1970, the Centennial Year, the university had more then met the hopes of its founders. A leading university with great manpower and physical resources, it had earned high standing in many fields covering a wide range of educational and research activities.
Erected 1970 by The Ohio State University and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 5-25.)
Marker series. This marker Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 39° 59.888′ N, 83° 0.821′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on The Ohio State University campus, near the east end of Mirror Lake, about fifty feet north of the Browning Amphitheatre. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Browning Amphitheatre / The Outdoor Performance Center (within shouting distance of this marker); The Underground Railroad on University Land (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Farm Bureau Founded (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Underground Railroad on University Land (about 700 feet away); Old Ohio Union (approx. 0.2 miles away); University Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neil Avenue Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Underground Railroad on University Land (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . . The Ohio State University website. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.