OOS Sculpture

Symmes Park Hollow Earth

1840 / Americus Symmes / Hamilton

It is placed in a 2 acre park and enclosed by a six-foot high iron fence. The monument's design consists of a stone obelisk with a globe on top with a hole in it. There are new bronze plaques on the new base that duplicate the original carved inscriptions that are now difficult to read.

Location: Symmes Park, 401 S Third St

County

: Butler

Citation

: Americus Symmes, “Symmes Park Hollow Earth,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed December 8, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/996.

Title

Symmes Park Hollow Earth

Description

It is placed in a 2 acre park and enclosed by a six-foot high iron fence. The monument's design consists of a stone obelisk with a globe on top with a hole in it. There are new bronze plaques on the new base that duplicate the original carved inscriptions that are now difficult to read.

Creator

Date

1840

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

996

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

bordered by Elks Building, railroad tracks, 3rd Street and 4th Street

Provider Entity

Americus Symmes

Location Site

Location Street

401 S Third St

Location Type

Creation Date

1840

Materials