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Vasbinder Fountain

 
 
Vasbinder Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
1. Vasbinder Fountain Marker
Inscription.  Donated by David and Jane Vasbinder to the City of Mansfield on July 4, 1881, and served as the focal point of Central Park until December 17, 1958. Restored and relocated back into Central Park on July 4, 1979. The restoration of the Vasbinder Fountain was led by City Councilman Dan M. Stevens, the Mansfield City Parks Department, and through the contributions, assistance, and efforts of:
[list of donors follow]
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkMan-Made Features. A significant historical month for this entry is July 2004.
 
Location. 40° 45.501′ N, 82° 30.886′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Ohio, in Richland County. Marker is on Park Avenue East (Ohio Route 430), on the right when traveling east. Fountain is on the Public Square, between Main and Diamond Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield OH 44902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richland County Soldiers' Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Highway Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Richland County World War I Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Allen J. (A. J.) Vandayburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Richland County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John Sherman, 1823-1900 / The Sherman Anti-Trust Act (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Vasbinder Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
2. Vasbinder Fountain and Marker
Vasbinder Fountain image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
3. Vasbinder Fountain
Original Lincoln Highway marker in road median, and Soldier's Monument to right of fountain.
<i>Fountain and Bandstand, Public Square, Mansfield, Ohio.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1932
4. Fountain and Bandstand, Public Square, Mansfield, Ohio.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,450 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on October 29, 2015. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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