"Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument" Top 5 Page for this destination Cleveland Things to Do Tip by CoAir13

Cleveland Things to Do: 192 reviews and 269 photos

  Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
by CoAir13

This Civil War Monument was dedicated on July 4, 1894 and sits on the southeast quadrant of Public Square in downtown Cleveland. It consists of an elevated base containing a tablet room which holds lists of Cuyahoga County residents who served in the Civil War as well as bronze reliefs representing the "Emancipation of the Slave" and the Civil War in Ohio. Surrounding the exterior are four groupings of bronze sculptures depicting various battle scenes and representing the four armed services of the time: Infantry, Artillery, Cavalry, and Navy. In the center stands a column with a 15 foot high statue of liberty making the total height of this monument 125 feet.
Tablet room is open Monday-Friday 9pm-4pm.

Address: Public Square

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Jan 9, 2006
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse


CoAir13 Used To Live Here!


“People who deny evolution are they scariest of them all!!!”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 4 1 4

Have you been to Cleveland?

  Share Your Travels