Monday’s Monument: Cairn of Peace, Peebles, Ohio

Monday’s Monument: Cairn of Peace, Peebles, Ohio

This monument commemorates the 5th World Plowing Match held near Peebles in 1957. The monument, placed by the local Lion’s Club, is an exact replica of a 12th century European plow. Many countries, including Northern Ireland, Sweden, Germany and New Zealand came...
Monday’s Monument: Peace, Columbus, Ohio

Monday’s Monument: Peace, Columbus, Ohio

On the north side of the Capitol Square stands a winged female figure clad in flowing garments holding aloft the universal symbol of peace, an olive branch. This is the statue Peace. Though erected soon after the completion of the First World War, this monument honors...
Monday’s Monument: Free Stamp, Cleveland, Ohio

Monday’s Monument: Free Stamp, Cleveland, Ohio

The stamp, designed by Claes Oldenburg and his wife Coosje van Bruggen, was commissioned by Standard Oil of Ohio in 1982 to sit in front of the new Standard Oil of Ohio building The stamp was also supposed to sit in front of the new Standard Oil of Ohio building...