OOSI Sculpture

Veterans' Memorial of Fountain Cemetery

2006 / Creator Unknown / Fostoria

Veterans' Memorial of Fostoria Fountain Cemetery 1.jpg

This memorial has multiple separate parts that make up the whole of the memorial. It is comprised a long, short wall with small metal emblems embedded at the base. In the center of the wall is a stone podium with a plaque on the front. The wall is flanked by 2 WWII field guns with small headstone-like plaques in front of them. Behind the entire scene are 7 flag poles.

The emblems on the bottom of the wall symbolize various decorations and factions of the U.S. military. The plaque on the front of the podium reads:
A GRATEFUL CITY PAYS TRIBUTE TO ITS HONORED DEAD

The plaques in front of the field guns thank and list various contributors and reads:

(Left gun plaque) Podium Committee / 2006 • Fred Smith • Tony Howett • Art Allison • Arnold Sayre • Mike Hossler • Bruce Nolan • Ron Thompson

(Right gun plaque -top face) Special Thanks to These Generous Contributors • Whitta Construction • National Lime & Stone Co. • Fostoria Monument Co. & Tri-County Marble & Granite • Macritchie Material Inc. • Oberfields Inc. • Hancock Co. Veterans Committee • (front face) Palmer Bros. Concrete • K & L Ready Mix • Fostoria Machine Products • Joint Systems Manufacturing Center (Lima Tank Plant) • Dennis Topsoil & Landscaping Inc. • Steinacker & Sons Hardware

Location: Fostoria Fountain Cemetery, Van Buren Street

County

: Hancock County

Citation

: “Veterans' Memorial of Fountain Cemetery,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory, accessed December 10, 2018, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1553.

Dublin Core

Title

Veterans' Memorial of Fountain Cemetery

Description

This memorial has multiple separate parts that make up the whole of the memorial. It is comprised a long, short wall with small metal emblems embedded at the base. In the center of the wall is a stone podium with a plaque on the front. The wall is flanked by 2 WWII field guns with small headstone-like plaques in front of them. Behind the entire scene are 7 flag poles.

The emblems on the bottom of the wall symbolize various decorations and factions of the U.S. military. The plaque on the front of the podium reads:
A GRATEFUL CITY PAYS TRIBUTE TO ITS HONORED DEAD

The plaques in front of the field guns thank and list various contributors and reads:

(Left gun plaque) Podium Committee / 2006 • Fred Smith • Tony Howett • Art Allison • Arnold Sayre • Mike Hossler • Bruce Nolan • Ron Thompson

(Right gun plaque -top face) Special Thanks to These Generous Contributors • Whitta Construction • National Lime & Stone Co. • Fostoria Monument Co. & Tri-County Marble & Granite • Macritchie Material Inc. • Oberfields Inc. • Hancock Co. Veterans Committee • (front face) Palmer Bros. Concrete • K & L Ready Mix • Fostoria Machine Products • Joint Systems Manufacturing Center (Lima Tank Plant) • Dennis Topsoil & Landscaping Inc. • Steinacker & Sons Hardware

Date

2006

Subject

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Fostoria Fountain Cemetery

Location Street

Van Buren Street

Installation Date

2006