OOS Sculpture

Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial

1985 / Janice K. Knight / Bellefontaine

Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial View 1

A large, black granite sculpture group consisting of three panels and two benches that sits in Mary Rutan Park in Bellefontaine, Ohio across the street from the Bellefontaine Cemetary. The center panel has an etching of Vietnam, the panel to its right has the inscription "Rest proud and know that your valor was not in vain, for as long as a single one of us lives, you are not forgotten. As long as history is recorded, your struggle will be remembered." The panel on the right has the names of the citizens of Logan County who died in Vietnam.

Location: Mary Rutan Park, 500 E Williams Ave

County

: Logan

Citation

: Janice K. Knight, “Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 19, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1750.

Title

Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial

Description

A large, black granite sculpture group consisting of three panels and two benches that sits in Mary Rutan Park in Bellefontaine, Ohio across the street from the Bellefontaine Cemetary. The center panel has an etching of Vietnam, the panel to its right has the inscription "Rest proud and know that your valor was not in vain, for as long as a single one of us lives, you are not forgotten. As long as history is recorded, your struggle will be remembered." The panel on the right has the names of the citizens of Logan County who died in Vietnam.

Date

1985

Source

https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=79732

Format

Identifier

1750

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

500 E Williams Ave

Media Sculpture Height

10 feet

Media Sculpture Width

13 feet, 3 inches

Installation Date

1985