Major General William Starke Rosecrans Memorial
Village Square in Sunbury, Ohio

The Ohio Historical Marker tells of General Rosecrans on one side and the Glacial Erratics on the other side.  The marker is co-sponsored by the Big Walnut Area Historical Society, Rosecrans Command Headquarters, Delaware County Foundation and the Ohio Historical Society.
 


Statehouse Gala
2-11-2011

Conceived by the Rosecrans Command Headquarters to honor Kingston Township native, funds and in-kind donations were raised locally to commission Sculptor Alan Cottrill to make this equestrian Statue of the General and his horse Bony (after Boneparte) which was dedicated Saturday, September 28, 2013.


Groundbreaking
11-13-2011

Fundraisers,    Fundraisers,   Fundraisers


Kroger
Fund Raiser


Chats with the General

Dinner
Theaters

The statue is mounted on one of the five largest Glacial Erratics in Ohio which was moved to Sunbury Square in July 2012 for this purpose. It is fitting as the largest glacial erratic in Ohio is located just east of  Sunbury off Hartford Road.

Learn about the Boulder
Photos of Boulder being moved from field to Miller-Paul Road August 13, 2010
Photos of Boulder being moved to the square by Eitels Towing July 25, 2012
Photos of Boulder being placed on Square by Eastland Crane July 25, 2012

More Fundraisers, and Still More Fundraisers

Bricks

T-Shirts

Fleas

Pennies

 

Donations

Grants

3 Star Donors

Alan Cottrill works on the larger than lifesize statue of Major General Rosecrans on his horse
Casting the Statue into bronze
Village of Sunbury adds trim under Boulder
Mounting the Statue to the Glacial Erratic
Statue to be Dedicated
Shots from Across the Street by Carl Staub. . . .                          Click to enlarge
     
             
  Photo by Lenny Lepola  

Statue Dedication September 28, 2013

Statue is on Historic Sunbury Village Square in Sunbury, Ohio
GPS Latitude 4014' 32" N  Longitude 82 51' 32" W

 

Statue Committee: Chairman Bill Comisford, Treasurer Hon. Henry Shaw, jr.
Sue Comisford. Richard Helwig, Polly Horn,  and Janet MacKemzie

 
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