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Mill at Fredericktown 1

Artist

Name: Ruth M Gless
Statement: The 'mill' is a charming accretion of structures built in the mid-nineteenth century in Fredericktown OH. To be accurate, it is a grain elevator built on the site of an earlier (1807) mill. The grain elevator replaced the mill after the railroad came to Fredericktown in 1853. There was also a depot on the site Ð now gone, and the railroad has become a rails to trails bike trail which connects the town to Belleville to the north and Mount Vernon to the south.

Description:

The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority today owns the largest contemporary collection of local art in central Ohio. All of the pieces are on display in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Hilton Columbus Downtown and the three Convention Center parking garages. The collection is the result of a communitywide... Read more

The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority today owns the largest contemporary collection of local art in central Ohio. All of the pieces are on display in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Hilton Columbus Downtown and the three Convention Center parking garages. The collection is the result of a communitywide call for art, overseen by a committee of community members and implemented by collection curators James and Michael Reese of Reese Brothers Productions. The artists represent the diversity of the Columbus community, cutting across age, gender and race.

Dates

Made: 2016
Installed: 2016

Additional Notes

Near D 284

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Info about this place
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Indoor Collection
Address:

400 N. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Franklin County
Venue Website

Materials

Oil on panel

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