Worthington Heroes


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Worthington Heroes is an art original, with genre painting, watercolor, drawing, ink drawing and student work.

It was created in 2003.

Worthington Youth Service Council is the Contributor. Marisa Holmes is the Creator. Marisa Holmes is the Artist.

This watercolor and ink on canvas seeks to provide a visual tribute to veterans of Worthington who fought and died in action. From the War of 1812 to the war in Iraq there are a total of thirty-four military personnel represented. These men made the ultimate sacrifice in giving their lives for the lives of the community at large, and are mourned in their passing. This piece seeks to provide a visual tribute to these Worthington heroes.

The veterans represented are: (War of 1812) Zophar Topping; (Civil War) Eli Barker, Henry C. Burr, George W. Mcilvain, and Walter A. Tuller; (World War I) Lawrence G. Leasure, Arthur C. Wolford, and William H. Yauger; (World War II) Tad Blackston, Curtiss A. Brown, Ted R. Chapin, Lewis C. Christian, Max D. Clark, John N. Erskine, Clarence R. Graham, Norman B. Griggs, Joseph J. Harrold, Daniel Hodges, John W. Keys, Frank Kruse, Richard E. Livingston, Richard Lee Lynam, William Edward Mantel, James E. Orr, Jeremy O. Pruden, Ben Pyle, Edwin J. Stroupe, and Charles H. Wilson; (Vietnam) George Bonnell III, William H. Condit Jr., Charles J. Freeland, and William J. Hrinko; (Gulf War) David Spellacy; and (Iraq War) Branden F. Oberleitner.

Worthington Youth Service Council (WYSC) undertook this project during Worthington's Bicentennial year to help the community remember its veterans. Students researched the histories of these veterans and prepared biographical sketches of each, culminating in an exhibit which is to be displayed at each of the four high school campuses in the Greater Worthington Community: Linworth Alternative High School, Thomas Worthington High School, Worthington Christian High School, and Worthington Kilbourne High School.

It covers the topics veterans and art.

It features the person Lawrence G. Leasure, 1894-1918.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Youth Service Council.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wys0002.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 30, 2003. It was last updated December 6, 2017.