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Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Battleship U.S.S. Ohio

 
 
Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 4, 2015
1. Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker
close up, showing text
Inscription.
This cast-bronze eagle once adorned the
Battleship U.S.S. Ohio

Restoration has been made possible through
donations by
five Columbus Women’s Service Clubs
Altrusa Club • Quota Club
Pilot Club • Zonta Club
Soroptimist International
1978

 
Erected 1978 by Columbus Women’s Service Clubs.
 
Location. 39° 57.338′ N, 83° 0.182′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and West Main Street (U.S. 62), on the left when traveling north on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Mounted on the east wall of the Columbus Cultural Arts Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 139 West Main Street, Columbus OH 43215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbus Feeder Canal / The Ohio- Erie Canal (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johann Christian Heyl (approx. ¼ mile away); Town Street Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Columbus Civic Center Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); America’s Pioneer Kindergarten (approx.
Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 4, 2015
2. Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker
full view of marker
¼ mile away); The State House (approx. 0.4 miles away); United Mine Workers of America (approx. 0.4 miles away); Columbus City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 4, 2015
3. Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker
marker can be seen at a distance. Bowsprit is in full glory
Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 4, 2015
4. Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker
the Battleship USS Ohio, 1904. The bowsprit is clearly visible. In later pictures, circa WWI, the bowsprit is gone, and the masts are different.
Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 4, 2015
5. Battleship U.S.S. Ohio Marker
the Columbus Cultural Arts Center, the Old Armory. Marker and bowsprit are just out of sight to the left, on the brick wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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