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Zanesville in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Bicentennial Legacy Monument

 
 
The Bicentenial Legacy Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
1. The Bicentenial Legacy Monument
Bronze by Alan Cottrill of Zanesville. Cast at Coopermill Bronze Works, Zanesville, Ohio.
Inscription.
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.
 
Location. 39° 56.53′ N, 82° 0.666′ W. Marker is in Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Market Street west of North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is in Zane’s Landing Park at the foot of Market Street and can be seen straight ahead when traveling west on Market Street. Market street turns right in front of monument. Market Street parallels Main Street (U.S. 40) one block north. Marker is in this post office area: Zanesville OH 43701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are
The Bicentennial Legacy Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
2. The Bicentennial Legacy Monument Marker
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 marker. 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.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceArts, Letters, MusicNotable PersonsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Part of the Monument is the Pictorial Plaque on the Ground In Front image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
3. Part of the Monument is the Pictorial Plaque on the Ground In Front
Plaque reads: Zanesville, Ohio —1797–1997— Bicentennial Commemoration.
Closeup of Pictorial Plaque, Left Side image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
4. Closeup of Pictorial Plaque, Left Side
1. Moundbuilder tribes. 2. National Road milestones. 3. The Stone Academy. 4. Early Zanesville map. 5. First Y bridge. 6. Zanesville Glass Manufacturing Company. Click on image to zoom in.
Closeup of Pictorial Plaque, Central Section image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
5. Closeup of Pictorial Plaque, Central Section
5. First Y Bridge. 6. Zanesville Glass Manufacturing. 7. Doorway with "Adam's Shell" motif. 8. Bird's eye view of Y bridge and downtown Zanesville. 9. Muskingum County courthouse. 10. "Putnam Currency" pottery. Click on image to zoom in.
Closeup of Pictorial Plaque, Right Side image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
6. Closeup of Pictorial Plaque, Right Side
10. "Putnam Currency" pottery. 11. Paddle-wheeler steamboat. 12. The "Big Muskie" dragline. 13. Ten stars for 10 Civil War Generals. 14. Muskingum County oil wells. 15. John McIntire Public Library. Click on image to zoom in.
John McIntire image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
7. John McIntire
Noah Norris and Zane Grey image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
8. Noah Norris and Zane Grey
Zane Grey image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
9. Zane Grey
John Glenn image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
10. John Glenn
Rear View of Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
11. Rear View of Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 16,188 times since then and 386 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 Springfield, Virginia.
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