OOS Sculpture

John Bingham Memorial

Date Unknown / W. H. Mullins Company / Cadiz

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This impressive bronze sculpture is located outside the Harrison County Courthouse in Cadiz, Ohio. This bronze statue of John Bingham standing high above the town square with his right arm outstretched and a quizzical look on his face. It was created by the W. H. Mullins Company in Salem, Ohio.

The mid-19th century congressman is widely viewed as the father of birthright citizenship and due process after he authored the first section of the 14th Amendment that guarantees equal protection under the law to any person born in the United States.

Bingham was born in 1815 and attended Franklin College in New Athens a few miles from his hometown of Cadiz, Ohio.

Location: Harrison County Courthouse in Cadiz, Ohio 43907, 100 W Market Street

County

: Harrison

Citation

: W. H. Mullins Company , “John Bingham Memorial ,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed April 20, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1833.

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Title

John Bingham Memorial

Description

This impressive bronze sculpture is located outside the Harrison County Courthouse in Cadiz, Ohio. This bronze statue of John Bingham standing high above the town square with his right arm outstretched and a quizzical look on his face. It was created by the W. H. Mullins Company in Salem, Ohio.

The mid-19th century congressman is widely viewed as the father of birthright citizenship and due process after he authored the first section of the 14th Amendment that guarantees equal protection under the law to any person born in the United States.

Bingham was born in 1815 and attended Franklin College in New Athens a few miles from his hometown of Cadiz, Ohio.

Source

https://www.heraldstaronline.com/news/local-news/2019/08/remembering-john-bingham/

Contributor

Identifier

#1883

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Location City

Location County

Location Street

100 W Market Street