Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Davey Moore Park
Erected 1972 by City of Springfield and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 39° 55.059′ N, 83° 49.581′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Bill Wellers Way 0.1 miles east of Western Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is near the Shelter House off Bill Wellers Way, in Davey Moore Park. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45506, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania House / The National Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Robert C. Henry (approx. 0.7 miles away); Clark County Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Springfield City Hall Bell City Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oliver S. Kelly (approx. 0.9 miles away); Esplanade/Fountain Square (approx. 0.9 miles away); 75th Anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Davey Moore. "He lost the fight by a knockout but was able to give a clear-headed interview before he left the ring. In the dressing room he began to fall into a coma from which he never emerged, dying several hours later." (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Persons • Sports •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,690 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.