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Nuckols Memorial Park

nuckols memorial park

Nuckols Memorial Park

Size in Acres: 1.4
Since 1876 

Nuckols Memorial Park is located at Jefferson Boulevard, Harmar Street, and Maumee Avenue.  For more detailed location information, check out the General Park Map  or Nuckols Park Map 

History:  Nuckols Park was purchased in 1876 from Fred Hayden for $4500 and was known as Hayden Park until 1986.  The famous statue of General Anthony Wayne resided in Nuckols Park until it was relocated to its current Freimann Square location in 1973.  Now, the park features a memorial of its namesake, John Nuckols, the first African-American city councilman.

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