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Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Toledo Museum of Art

 

—Ohio Historical Marker —

 
Toledo Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
1. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1901 under the leadership of Edward Drummond Libbey, who established the glass industry in Toledo, the Museum building was designed by the architect Edward Green. It was completed in three stages in 1912, 1926, and 1933. From the outset the Museum has aimed to be a community and educational resource in the visual and performing arts.
 
Erected 1987 by Mercy Hospital of Toledo, Toledo Sesquicentennial Commission, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 13-48.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 39.575′ N, 83° 33.613′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is on Monroe St. (Ohio Route 51) east of Robinwood Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is located near the northeast corner of the grounds of the Toledo Museum of Art, almost directly opposite of the roadway crosswalk that is in front of The Plaza Apartments Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2445 Monroe St., Toledo OH 43620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Chartered Girl Scout Council in the United States
Toledo Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
2. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
View, looking east along Monroe Street, of the featured marker (nearest marker on the right).
(a few steps from this marker); First Congregational Church (approx. half a mile away); Art Tatum (approx. 0.6 miles away); Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library (approx. 1.1 miles away); Toledo’s Canals (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lucas County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Moses Fleetwood Walker (approx. 1.3 miles away); Toledo (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
 
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Toledo Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
3. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
View, looking west along Monroe Street, of the featured marker (the more distant of the two markers).
Toledo Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
4. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
View of the featured marker (marker on the right) on the grounds of the Toledo Museum of Art.
Toledo Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 23, 2016
5. Toledo Museum of Art Marker
View of the featured marker (the right marker).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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