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Huntsville, Ohio: 1964 World's Fair "Peace Through Understanding" Arches

Two of the "Peace Through Understanding" arches from the 1964-65 New York World's Fair now serve as signs for a rock quarry.

Duff Quarry

9042 OH-117, Huntsville, OH
Duff Quarry. US Hwy 33 exit at Huntsville onto Hwy 117. Drive north through town, then continue for another two miles. You'll see the arches on the right.
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Duff Quarry arches.

Peace Through Understanding Arches

I have been passing by these arches from my hometown in Lima to Columbus my entire life, and recently learned that they were from the 1964 New York World's Fair. They are right out in front of Duff Quarry. The owner salvaged them from a train that was stalled in Ohio after they were torn down in New York.

[Elise Robinson, 08/14/2021]

The "stalled train" tale may be true or it may be an urban legend, but who really knows how many things end up in Ohio off trains that slow down too much....


1964 World's Fair "Peace Through Understanding" Arches

I stopped by last month to see the 1964 World's Fair arches.

[signmanjoe, 08/09/2016]

Bringing peace through understanding to a little stretch of road in Ohio.

1964 World's Fair "Peace Through Understanding" Arches

Duff Quarry has two of the World's Fair "Peace Through Understanding" Arches! They are in current use as company signs in front of the quarry and have been there since 1991.

[Jan Rader, 06/21/2016]

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