Remarkable Ohio


Below is a complete listing of all Ohio Historical Markers. To find a detailed marker listing including text, photographs, and locations, click on a county below. Our listing is updated by the markers program as new markers are installed and older markers are reported damaged or missing.

1-12 Davey Moore Park

Side A: Davey Moore was the Featherweight Champion of the World from 1959 to 1963, punching his way to a 56-6-1 record while always admitting that “Only 10 seconds separate me from being champion or nothing.” A tough little boxer with a powerful punch, he died at the age of 29, a victim of the sport he loved. Born November 1, 1933, a fighter from the age of 14, he died March 25, 1963.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: City of Springfield and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: S. Western Avenue in Davey Moore Park, 
Location: Located in small traffic island on S. Western Avenue just N of the Dibert Avenue entrance to park
Latitude: 39.9175350
Longitude: -83.8273990