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Van Wert Gazebo

Gazebo History

 
 
Gazebo History Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
1. Gazebo History Marker
Inscription.  
The Band Stand (Gazebo) was built in 1875 on the Court House lawn. It was moved in 1891 to Third Ward Park by George Marsh, and then to the County Fair Grounds in the early 1900's. The Trustees moved it to its current location in June, 1992.

Entered in the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service, United States Department of Interior in 1982.
 
Erected by Van Wert County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentNotable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1992.
 
Location. 40° 52.532′ N, 84° 34.982′ W. Marker is in Van Wert, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker is on Washington Street (U.S. 127), on the right when traveling north. Marker and gazebo are on the Van Wert County Museum grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 525 N Washington St, Van Wert OH 45891, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chestnut Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); House Of Seven Oaks (within shouting distance of this marker); Marie Harel Statue
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Benches (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Step (within shouting distance of this marker); "Penn Railroad Depot Step" (within shouting distance of this marker); Interurban R. R. Tie (within shouting distance of this marker); Jail Cell (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Wert.
 
Gazebo Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
2. Gazebo Detail
The Van Wert Gazebo image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
3. The Van Wert Gazebo
Van Wert County Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
4. Van Wert County Museum
Van Wert Gazebo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
5. Van Wert Gazebo Marker
The former sign holding the Gazebo's National Register plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
6. The former sign holding the Gazebo's National Register plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 966 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on January 24, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 24, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   4. submitted on October 20, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on January 24, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   6. submitted on October 20, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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