Lincoln Goodale

Lincoln Goodale (HMB1U)

Location: Columbus, OH 43215 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 58.472', W 83° 0.33'

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1782 - 1868

This bronze bust was ceated in 1888 by Ohio scupltor J. Q. A. Ward in memory of Dr. Lincoln Goodale, the area's first physician.

Dr. Goodale was also a successful businessman whose wealth and generosity allowed him to provide free medical care for the poor. In addition, Dr. Goodale was a founder of Capital University and Trinity Episcopal Church.

On July 14, 1851, he donated this beautiful 40-acre tract of land to the City of Columbus to be "forever kept and preserved as a public park," thus making Goodale Park the oldest in the city.

This plaque was donated by the Victorian Village Society on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of Goodale Park, July 14, 1991.
HM NumberHMB1U
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1991
Placed ByVictorian Village Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 328741 N 4426856
Decimal Degrees39.97453333, -83.00550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.472', W 83° 0.33'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 28.32" N, 83° 0' 19.80" W
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Area Code(s)614, 513
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 585-595 Park St, Columbus OH 43215, US
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