OOS Sculpture

Soldiers' Monument; Delaware, OH

1884 / Ames Manufacturing Company / Delaware

Close Up of Soldiers' Monument, Delaware, OH

Life sized figure of standing soldier on stacked pedestal adorned with bronze plaques. The figure is in military garb and holds a rifle on end in front with both hands His head slightly turned to the right.

Location: 91 N Sandusky Street

County

: Delaware

Citation

: Ames Manufacturing Company, “Soldiers' Monument; Delaware, OH,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 19, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/781.

Title

Soldiers' Monument; Delaware, OH

Description

Life sized figure of standing soldier on stacked pedestal adorned with bronze plaques. The figure is in military garb and holds a rifle on end in front with both hands His head slightly turned to the right.

Date

1884

Identifier

781

Location City

Location County

Location Street

91 N Sandusky Street

Location Type

Artist Notes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ames_Manufacturing_Company

Media Base Depth

8 ft

Media Sculpture Height

6 ft

Media Base Height

10 ft

Media Base Width

8 ft

Installation Date

1884

Materials

Inscription

Front plaque: "Their heroic valor ensured our lasting peace"
Rear plaque: "In memory of the soldiers and sailors of Delaware County, Ohio, who served in the War of 1861 to 1865"