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Wildwood in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lusk / Mewborn Riverview Boardwalk

 
 
Lusk/Mewborn Riverview Boardwalk Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 12, 2021
1. Lusk/Mewborn Riverview Boardwalk Marker
Inscription.  
Hundreds of people were involved in the 1973-1974 grassroots effort to save what is now known as Wildwood Preserve. Dr. William Mewborn and John S. Lusk served as co-chairmen and were the heart and soul of the campaign to pass the levy. Their leadership continued in citizens for MetroParks through other successful metroparks levy campaigns. John Lusk also served as vice president of the board of park commissioners, 1986-1993.

The riverview boardwalk was dedicated in their honor, July 23, 1990.
 
Erected 1990.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is May 23, 1990.
 
Location. 41° 40.907′ N, 83° 39.954′ W. Marker is in Wildwood, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is on Stairs to Blue Trail just north of Meadow Trail, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toledo OH 43615, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. River Diversion / Island / Air Intake Tunnel (within shouting distance of this marker); Clay Tennis Court / Staff Parking Lot (within shouting distance of this marker);

Lusk/Mewborn Riverview Boardwalk Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 12, 2021
2. Lusk/Mewborn Riverview Boardwalk Marker
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Formal Gardens (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swimming Pool (about 400 feet away); Manor House (about 500 feet away); Putting Green (about 500 feet away); Horse Stables / Visitors Center (about 700 feet away); The Story of Stranleigh (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wildwood.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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