OOS Sculpture

Memorial Cairn

1876 / Creator Unknown / Delaware

Memorial Cairn View 1

A six foot tall cairn made up of Ohio shale concretions stacked on top of each other and held together with concrete.

Located at Ohio Wesleyan University along the path that runs between Merrick Hall and University Hall. The cairn was a donation from the class of 1876.

Location: Ohio Wesleyan University, 61 S Sandusky St

County

: Delaware

Tags

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Citation

: “Memorial Cairn,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 28, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1914.

Title

Memorial Cairn

Description

A six foot tall cairn made up of Ohio shale concretions stacked on top of each other and held together with concrete.

Located at Ohio Wesleyan University along the path that runs between Merrick Hall and University Hall. The cairn was a donation from the class of 1876.

Date

1876

Subject

Source

plaque

Identifier

1914

Location City

Location County

Provider Entity

Class of 1876

Location Site

Location Street

61 S Sandusky St

Media Sculpture Height

6 feet

Installation Date

1876

Materials

Inscription

plaque: "Memorial Cairn / Class of 1876 / Ohio Shale Concretions"

Additional Resources

https://ohiodnr.gov/static/documents/geology/GF4_Hansen_1994.pdf