Columbus, Ohio: Newsboy Statue

Unveiled in 2018, the life-size statue depicts an early-20th-century paperboy wearing in an oversized cap and heavy sweater, with a newspaper held above his head.

Address:
12 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH
Directions:
Midtown, on the north side of Capitol Square. The statue is on the north side of US-40/E. Broad St., just east of its intersection with N. High St.
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The Newsboy Statue

The sculpture depicts an early 20th century paperboy wearing a hat, scarf, and winter coat, and commemorates the founding of the Charity Newsies on that spot in 1907. The Charity Newsies, still in existence, raises funds to donate clothes to children in need. The sculpture was designed by local artist Bruce Hanners, and installed in 2018.

[Scott Hammond, 11/23/2021]

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