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Grand Rapids in Wood County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Memory Of Julie Pontasch

1957 To 2014

 
 
In Memory Of Julie Pontasch Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, October 10, 2021
1. In Memory Of Julie Pontasch Marker
Inscription.  
The above mosaic art installation is in memory of Julie Pontasch, who was one of the founders of the Grand Rapids Sunset Jazz Fest (2005), a board member of the Grand Rapids Arts Council (GRAC) from 2004 to 2014 and a person who loved mosaic art. her strength and faith, along with her love for art, the river and Grand Rapids, are dearly missed.

Artist: Gail Christofferson Works
(animalhouseglass.com)
 
Erected 2021 by The Grand Rapids Arts Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentParks & Recreational AreasWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 2004.
 
Location. 41° 24.79′ N, 83° 52.029′ W. Marker is in Grand Rapids, Ohio, in Wood County. Marker is on Front Street (Route 1616) just west of Mill Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24138 Front St, Grand Rapids OH 43522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M. J. Wright Pavillion (a few steps from this marker); A Lasting Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker);
In Memory Of Julie Pontasch Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, October 10, 2021
2. In Memory Of Julie Pontasch Marker
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Grand Rapids Flood Records (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thurston Building (about 400 feet away); Grand Rapids Town Hall (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Howard Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Rapids (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Rapids.
 
The mosaic image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, October 10, 2021
3. The mosaic
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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