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Springfield, Ohio: Giant Aluminum Rose

Unveiled July 2020. Celebrates Springfield's one-time distinction as the rose capital of the U.S.

W. Main St., Springfield, OH
West edge of the city, on the north side of US-40/W. Main St.
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Rose sculpture.

Giant Metallic Rose

Metal sculpture commemorates Springfield, Ohio, as Rose City. At one point Springfield grew and shipped more roses than any other city in the U.S. By the 1930s more coal was used to heat Clark County's greenhouses than to power its steel mills.

[Stephen Francia, 06/02/2022]

The giant aluminum rose, sculpted by Ohio artist James Perkins, was unveiled on July 21, 2020.

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Colorful Buddhist Temple, Columbus, OH - 50 mi.

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