Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Cuyahoga County Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument
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This monument consists of a 40-ton granite column 125 feet high, topped by a 15-foot female warrior bearing a shield of "Liberty." Six bronze "battle bands" identify 30 battles in which Cuyahoga County citizens fought. Four exterior bronze statuary groups, depicting in action the Navy, artillery, infantry, and cavalry, surround the Memorial Room. Inscribed on marble tablets within the Room are
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Erected 2004 by the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument Support Group, the Early Settlers Association, and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 81-18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 29.954′ N, 81° 41.583′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Ontario Street (U.S. 422) and Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling north on Ontario Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44114, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Stone Church (about 500 feet away, measured in Ohio State Bar Association (about 600 feet away); The Arcade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Navy Bicentennial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Com. Oliver Hazard Perry (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Burnham Mall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Near this site Fort Huntington was Erected (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dear General, We have met the enemy and they are ours (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Also see . . . Official website. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,230 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. 5. submitted on October 29, 2015.