Zanesville in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Bicentennial Legacy Monument
1. John McIntire, Founder, son-in-law of Ebenezer Zane. Visionary for the town’s development. His legacy lives on in the McIntire Scholarship Fund. Died in 1815 at age 56.
2. Noah Norris, Patriot. Enlisted in the first black regiment recruited in Ohio during the Civil War. Died in 1942 at age 98.
3. Zane Grey, Writer. His novels popularized cowboys of the “old west.” Later he became a staunch conservationist. Died in 1939 at age 64.
4. John H. Glenn, Jr., Astronaut. First American to orbit Earth. Four-term senator from Ohio. Returned to space at age 77.
Erected 1999 by Bicentennial Legacy Committee.
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Air & Space • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 56.53′ N, 82° 0.666′ W. Marker is in Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zanesville OH 43701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Muskingum County Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Muskingum County Iraqi Conflicts Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Muskingum County Medal of Honor Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Y-Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Y-Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zanesville.
More about this monument. The bronze was designed by sculptor Alan Cottrill and cast at Coopermill Bronze Works, Zanesville, Ohio.
Regarding The Bicentennial Legacy Monument. From the brochure: “The Bicentennial Legacy Monument is a grouping of four notable figures from our area, each of whom lived approximately 50 years later than the next. The artist [is] a native of Zanesville, and the sculpture was cast at a local bronze foundry.”
Also see . . . Zane's Landing Park Photos. On the Zanesville.com web site. (Submitted on April 13, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 18,597 times since then and 458 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on April 13, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.