Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Oak
Born October 27th, 1858 • Died January 6th, 1919
This spot was chosen because it was very near to the one where he dedicated the temporary monument in 1918 to the Franklin County boys who fell in the late war.
Location. 39° 57.649′ N, 82° 59.968′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from High Street south of Broad Street (U.S. 40), on the right. Touch for map. It is on the grounds of the State House (Capitol), near the Columbus Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43215, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 12 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbus Monument (a few steps from this marker); The Spirit of ’98 (a few steps from this marker); William McKinley (within shouting distance of this marker); The State House (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbus City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio World War Memorial The Ohio Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio in the Civil War / Defending Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); United Mine Workers of America (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Here Stood Lincoln (about 300 feet away); “These Are My Jewels” (about 400 feet away); Peace (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Notable Persons • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,515 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3. submitted on October 24, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.