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.

15-25 Formerly Maryland Park

Side A: Maryland Park was opened in 1921. It served as the site of the annual Emancipation Day Celebration until 1933. The first Columbus public pool was constructed here in 1929 as the Center of Eastside Social and Recreation Activities. It was home to many black athletes who brought pride and distinction to themselves and to the city.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Columbus Recreation and Parks Department and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 1380 Atcheson St, 
Location: Eddie Saunders Park, Columbus, near east side between Maryland Avenue and Atcheson Street, Cols.
Latitude: 39.9753150
Longitude: -82.9662970