OOS Sculpture

John Brown Monument

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown / Akron

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Octagonal sandstone plaza walled with three benches. Vertical sandstone tablet on the east side has a metal spout above a basin and a circular medallion with John Brown's portrait in relief. Circular column in the center of the plaza rests on a stepped base and has a sphere and eagle on the top. The eagle's wings are outspread.

Location: East of the southwest arm of the Akron Zoo., East of Perkins Park Drive at Auldfarm

County

: Summit

Citation

: “John Brown Monument,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 18, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/311.

Title

John Brown Monument

Description

Octagonal sandstone plaza walled with three benches. Vertical sandstone tablet on the east side has a metal spout above a basin and a circular medallion with John Brown's portrait in relief. Circular column in the center of the plaza rests on a stepped base and has a sphere and eagle on the top. The eagle's wings are outspread.

Location City

Location County

Location Street

East of Perkins Park Drive at Auldfarm

Location Type

Media Base Depth

7 ft 3 in

Media Sculpture Height

23 ft 4 in

Media Base Height

7 ft

Media Base Width

7 ft 3 in

Installation Date

08/21/1910

Creation Date

01/01/1910