Ohio Veteran’s Plaza at the Ohio Statehouse

Written/Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background:The Ohio Veteran’s Plaza is located by the 3rd street entrance to the Ohio Statehouse.  The plaza originally started as an act of civil disobedience.  Carl Chandler and Harry Edwards, two Vietnam veterans placed a 4×8 foot piece of plywood on the statehouse grounds in 1981 as a tribute.  For their…

The Leatherlips Monument

Written by: Andrew & Dani Livelsberger Photographer:  Andrew Livelsberger Background:Native Ohio limestone slabs make up the structure of this monument to an important Native American historical figure. Chief Leatherlips, also known in his native language as SHA-TE-YA-RON-YA of the Wyandot tribe, got his name from the settlers who described him as “having an admirable trait…