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

Toledo Museum of Art

 

— Ohio Historical Marker —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
1. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1901 under the leadership of Edward Drummond Libbey, who established the glass industry in Toledo, the Museum building was designed by the architect Edward Green. It was completed in three stages in 1912, 1926, and 1933. From the outset the Museum has aimed to be a community and educational resource in the visual and performing arts.
 
Erected 1987 by Mercy Hospital of Toledo, Toledo Sesquicentennial Commission, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 13-48.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkEducationEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
 
Location. 41° 39.575′ N, 83° 33.613′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is on Monroe St. (Ohio Route 51) east of Robinwood Avenue, on the right when traveling east. This marker is located near the northeast corner of the grounds of the
Toledo Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
2. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
View, looking east along Monroe Street, of the featured marker (nearest marker on the right).
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Toledo Museum of Art, almost directly opposite of the roadway crosswalk that is in front of The Plaza Apartments Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2445 Monroe St, Toledo OH 43620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Chartered Girl Scout Council in the United States (a few steps from this marker); Mercy Hospital of Toledo / Mercy Hospital School of Nursing (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. half a mile away); Art Tatum (approx. 0.6 miles away); Willys-Overland Finishing Plant (approx. 0.9 miles away); Toledo's First Hospital (approx. 1.1 miles away); Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library (approx. 1.1 miles away); Toledo's Memorial Hall Cornerstone (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
 
Toledo Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
3. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
View, looking west along Monroe Street, of the featured marker (the more distant of the two markers).
Toledo Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
4. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
View of the featured marker (marker on the right) on the grounds of the Toledo Museum of Art.
Toledo Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
5. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
View of the featured marker (the right marker).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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