OOS Sculpture

Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial

2007 / George Parker / Sunbury

Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial Front Monument

A large memorial consisting of several sculptures dedicated to men and women of the Armed Forces from Ohio who have died since September 11, 2001 in the fight against global terrorism.

The memorial is comprised of a black granite monument in the shape of Ohio with an eagle and flag in the background and the seals of the branches of the U.S. military at the entrance to the memorial; a field of white crosses with the names, ranks, and death dates of service members; A bronze sculpture of military boots, rifle, helmet and dog tags, backed by an inscribed granite wall; and a tall black pillar with the seals of the 5 branches of the U.S. military and an eternal flame on top.

Located in Sunbury, Ohio, off W Cherry Street close to the Community Library.

Location: Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial, 79 1/2 W Cherry Street

County

: Delaware

Citation

: George Parker, “Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed November 30, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1860.

Title

Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial

Description

A large memorial consisting of several sculptures dedicated to men and women of the Armed Forces from Ohio who have died since September 11, 2001 in the fight against global terrorism.

The memorial is comprised of a black granite monument in the shape of Ohio with an eagle and flag in the background and the seals of the branches of the U.S. military at the entrance to the memorial; a field of white crosses with the names, ranks, and death dates of service members; A bronze sculpture of military boots, rifle, helmet and dog tags, backed by an inscribed granite wall; and a tall black pillar with the seals of the 5 branches of the U.S. military and an eternal flame on top.

Located in Sunbury, Ohio, off W Cherry Street close to the Community Library.

Creator

Date

2007

Subject

Source

https://ohiofallenheroes.org/the-memorial/

Identifier

1860

Location City

Location County

Location Street

79 1/2 W Cherry Street

Installation Date

2007

Materials

Inscription

Front monument: "The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten / Ohio fallen heroes / In remembrance of those who have fallen in the War on Terrorism"
Wall behind bronze boot, rifle, helmet sculpture: "Duty, Honor, Country / These heroes endured all and gave all that justice among nations might prevail and that mankind might enjoy freedom and inherit peace. / Worse than death is to be forgotten / Let us never forget"