Dedication Saturday, September 28, 2013 - Photo by Lenny Lepola
Major General William
|Birdseye View by Carl Staub . . . . click to enlarge
100% of the funds
for Alan Cottrill to sculpt the statue have been raised and all money needed to move the sculpture to Sunbury and attach it to the
Joe and Pat Toole Joined 3-Star
Join the Trail to
20 ton glacial erratic will be
the base for the General William Stark Rosecrans Statue.
Commemorative bricks will be placed in the walk.
Ohio Historical Marker Arrives in Sunbury
On June 17, 2013,
Sunbury Street Crew members under the leadership of Chester Wolfe took
the 182 pound sign off the truck and unpacked it for proofing. The men
will install it on the square before the Dedication in September.
Board of Delaware County Commissioners
Awarded $20,000 to the Statue Fund
|Big Walnut School Students Collected
|Something to crow about. . . . .
Barn Yard & Bake Sale
Sunbury / Big Walnut Area
Chamber of Commerce
Groundbreaking for the
Moving Boulder Base for
Statue to Temporary Site
Rosecrans is the only
major general from the Civil War without a statue. He was
instrumental in seeing that statues were erected for others but
somehow he was overlooked by his peers.
Rosecrans Elementary School is the
first conquest in bringing the General into the glory which would
surely have been his had the times been different. Big Walnut
Board of Education voted on October 12, 2009, to name the new
elementary school after the General.
Drawing of the Statue
Read About the Statue in the News
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