Mar 29 2012

Cleveland Fallen Firefighters Memorial


Cleveland Firefighters Memorial

The Cleveland Fire Fighters IAFF Local 93 has posted the following info on their website: “The new Cleveland Fallen Firefighters Memorial was made to honor those firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice. The new memorial is more representational of firefighting and is located in one of the most visible sites in Cleveland.

It is at the corner of Erieside Ave and Lerner Way at 362 Erieside, between Cleveland Browns Stadium, the Science Center, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It is our goal to keep alive the memory and sacrifice of these brave men, and in doing so will honor past, present and future fire fighters.

The Cleveland Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial was dedicated on June15th, 2007”.


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Today’s Quote: “A hero has faced it all: he need not be undefeated, but he must be undaunted”. – Andrew Bernstein

Feb 15 2012

Inside the President James A. Garfield Memorial


"james a garfield monument"

Today’s photo was taken inside the President James A. Garfield Memorial in Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.

From the Lakeview Cemetery website: “Designed by architect George Keller, the Garfield Monument was dedicated on Memorial Day, 1890. The Garfield Monument stands 180 feet tall and is constructed of Berea Sandstone. Around the exterior of the balcony are five, terra cotta panels by Casper Bubel, with over 110 figures all life size, depicting Garfield’s life and death. The panels include Garfield as a teacher, as Major General in the Civil War, an orator, taking the oath of office and laying in state in the rotunda of the Capital in Washington DC”.

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Today’s Quote: “A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil”. – James A. Garfield