OOS Sculpture

Morrow County Veterans Memorial Plaza

2007 / Creator Unknown / Mount Gilead

Morrow County Veterans Memorial Statue

The plaza features several sculptural structures including a set of four 3-foot tall soldier statues standing at the plaza entrances, the bicentennial bell and supporting structure in the center, a dedication column on the east side of the plaza, and an arrangement of large granite blocks on the north side with the Veterans Memorial Inscription.

Located off E High Street in Mount Gilead in between the Morrow County Courthouse and the Morrow County Prosecuting Attorney, directly across the street from the Mount Gilead Public Library.

Location: Morrow County Courthouse, 48 E High Street

County

: Morrow

Citation

: “Morrow County Veterans Memorial Plaza,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed May 17, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1842.

Dublin Core

Title

Morrow County Veterans Memorial Plaza

Description

The plaza features several sculptural structures including a set of four 3-foot tall soldier statues standing at the plaza entrances, the bicentennial bell and supporting structure in the center, a dedication column on the east side of the plaza, and an arrangement of large granite blocks on the north side with the Veterans Memorial Inscription.

Located off E High Street in Mount Gilead in between the Morrow County Courthouse and the Morrow County Prosecuting Attorney, directly across the street from the Mount Gilead Public Library.

Date

2007

Source

correspondence with the Morrow County Historical Society

Contributor

Identifier

1842

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Provided by

Provider Entity

Morrow County Joint Veterans Council

Location Site

Location Street

48 E High Street

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

3 feet (soldiers)

Installation Date

2007

Materials

Inscription

"Morrow County Veterans Memorial / Dedicated to the heroic valor and patriotic spirit of the men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America."
For bicentennial bell: "Freedom of expression / Freedom of Religion / Freedom of Enterprise"

"In celebration of the Ohio Bicentennial / This bell was cast in Morrow County August 27-28, 2002."
Dedication column: "Dedicated to the glory of Almighty God in memory of the veterans who have fallen in life and honor to the new veterans who are coming into life who by their unselfish patriotism have advanced the American ideals of liberty and the universal brotherhood of man. / Dedicated Nov. 11, 2007"