OOSI 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 Inventory, accessed June 23, 2018, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/311.

Dublin Core

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.

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

East of the southwest arm of the Akron Zoo.

Location Street

East of Perkins Park Drive at Auldfarm

Installation Date

08/21/1910

Creation Date

01/01/1910