Our Honored Veterans
News & Events
Officers and Trustees
Our Link Page
Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
Located at 3 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio
Monument will be open for special Sunday hours on Sunday April 28, 2013 from
10am to 2pm.
us for the 11th Annual Rally for Troops
to express our never ending support for our active military, veterans and the
families of Ohio's Fallen Heroes.The Rally will begin at 11 AM shape and
conclude at 12 Noon with the reading of Ohio's Fallen Heroes.
The Monument is open daily, Monday through Saturday -9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, except on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years' Day.
Admission is Free
The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument commemorates the American Civil War; it consists of a 125' column surrounded at its base by a Memorial Room and esplanade. The column, topped with a statue of the Goddess of Freedom, defended by the Shield of Liberty, signifies the essence of the Nation for which Cuyahoga County veterans were willing to and did give their lives. Four bronze groupings on the esplanade depict, in battle scenes, the Navy, Artillery, Infantry and Cavalry. Inside the Memorial Room are four bronze relief sculptures: Women's Soldiers' and Sailors' Aid Society, Beginning of the War in Ohio, Emancipation of the Slaves and End of the War at City Point, Va. , as well as busts of Gen. James Barnett and Architect/ Sculptor Levi T. Scofield, together with 6 officers, who were either killed in action, or died of disease or their wounds.
The column is made of polished black, Quincy stone with 6 foliated bronze bands listing the names of 30 battles in which soldiers from this County fought. The Memorial Room is constructed of rough finished, light gray granite and light brown Amherst sandstone; the esplanade and steps of Medina red sandstone.
The interior of this 116 year old Monument has just been gloriously rehabilitated with its original coloration restored, new lighting, heating, air conditioning and ADA access.
VISIT THE MONUMENT: SEE IT LIKE NEW. Help us celebrate; help us to develop new programming equal to the Monument's restored beauty and be part of the re-vitalization of not only the Monument but also Cleveland's Public Square.
For comments, information
and updates to web site contact:
update: March 24, 2013