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

Roman Column

A Bicentennial/Bimillennial Tribute

 
 
Roman Column Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
1. Roman Column Marker
Inscription.  Here stands a replica of a 2000 year old Roman column given by Dayton’s sister city, Augsburg Germany in honor of the 200 birthday of the United States. In exchange, a statue fountain was presented to Augsburg and erected October, 1979, for its 2000 birthday.
 
Erected 1979 by Soroptimist Club of Dayton and Sister Cities Committee.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list.
 
Location. 39° 45.582′ N, 84° 11.568′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of West Third Street and South Main Street (Ohio Route 49), on the right when traveling west on West Third Street. Marker is behind the Old Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 West 3rd Street, Dayton OH 45402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lyndon B. Johnson (a few steps from this marker); John F. Kennedy (a few steps from this marker); Richard M. Nixon
Roman Column Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
2. Roman Column Marker
Detail of the frieze
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(a few steps from this marker); Harry S. Truman (within shouting distance of this marker); Gerald Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fountain Of Presidents (within shouting distance of this marker); James E. "Jimmy" Carter (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Delano Roosevelt (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
 
Roman Column Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
3. Roman Column Marker
Marker as seen from a distance
Roman Column image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
4. Roman Column
Roman Column image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
5. Roman Column
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 21, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 26, 2022