OOS Sculpture

Fallen Timbers Monument

1929 / Bruce Wilder Saville / Monclova

Fallen Timbers Front Closeup.JPG

A bronze sculpture of General "Mad Anthony" Wayne flanked by a Native American and a frontiersman. This sculpture is a monument to the Battle of Fallen Timbers which took place on August 20th, 1794. Four bronze base reliefs decorate the sides of the base.

Two other memorials are adjacent to the monument and commemorate the lives of those who fought and died in the war (see Relation: Fallen Timbers Memorial).

The United States Post Office Department issued a stamp in 1929 paying tribute to the American victory that featured the image of the monument on it.

The park was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1962.

Location: Fallen Timbers Battlefield Memorial Park, State Route 24, Near Jerome Road

County

: Lucas

Citation

: Bruce Wilder Saville, “Fallen Timbers Monument,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 23, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/426.

Title

Fallen Timbers Monument

Description

A bronze sculpture of General "Mad Anthony" Wayne flanked by a Native American and a frontiersman. This sculpture is a monument to the Battle of Fallen Timbers which took place on August 20th, 1794. Four bronze base reliefs decorate the sides of the base.

Two other memorials are adjacent to the monument and commemorate the lives of those who fought and died in the war (see Relation: Fallen Timbers Memorial).

The United States Post Office Department issued a stamp in 1929 paying tribute to the American victory that featured the image of the monument on it.

The park was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1962.

Date

1929

Source

https://metroparkstoledo.com/explore-your-parks/fallen-timbers-battlefield-fort-miamis-metropark/
https://www.ohiohistory.org/visit/museum-and-site-locator/fallen-timbers-park

Contributor

Identifier

426

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

The park is owned and managed by Metroparks Toledo.

Location Street

State Route 24, Near Jerome Road

Location Type

Media Base Depth

5 ft 6 in

Media Sculpture Height

10 ft

Media Sculpture Width

8 ft

Media Sculpture Depth

3 ft

Media Base Height

15 ft

Media Base Width

10 ft

Installation Date

01/01/1929

Materials

Inscription

Front Base & Relief Text:
"The Greenville Treaty"/
"To General Anthony Wayne who organized the "Legion of the United States" by order of President Washington and defeated Chief Little Turtle's warriors here at Fallen Timbers August 20, 1794. This victory led to the Treaty of Greenville, August 3, 1795, which opened much of the present state of Ohio to white settlers.
Right Side Base & Relief Text:
"Indian Warfare"/
"In memory of the white settlers massacred 1783-1794."
Rear Base & Relief Text:
"The Battle of Fallen Timbers"/
"To Chief Little Turtle and his brave Indian warriors."
Left Base & Relief Text:
"Onward in Peace"/
"To the pioneers of Ohio and the great Northwest."