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

George E. Gauthier

1921-1955

— OWU's "Little Giant" —

 
 
George E. Gauthier Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
1. George E. Gauthier Marker
Inscription.  
• Instrumental in the early development of OWU athletics, particularly football
• Responsible for OWU's involvement in the Buckeye Athletic Conference (conference founder)
• OWU beat Michigan and Syracuse in football in 1928 under his leadership
• Instrumental in the design and construction of Selby Field and Track
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1928.
 
Location. 40° 17.763′ N, 83° 3.849′ W. Marker is in Delaware, Ohio, in Delaware County. Marker is on South Henry Street, 0.2 miles north of Wilmer Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 67 S Henry St, Delaware OH 43015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert M. Strimer, Ph.D. (here, next to this marker); Richard D. Gordin, Ph.D. (here, next to this marker); Lynn W. St. John (here, next to this marker); Branch Rickey, J.D. (here, next to this marker); John A. "Jay" Martin, Ph.D. (here, next to this marker);
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The Harrison Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sulphur Spring (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Wilson (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware.
 
Battling Bishops Athletic Directors Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
2. Battling Bishops Athletic Directors Memorial
In front of the Selby Stadium.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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