Located on the North Plaza (Broad Street)


The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board, with help from Westerville's Hawthorne Elementary School students, planted a persimmon tree on April 12, 2011 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War and the Ohio Statehouse.


Sesquicentennial and Civil War Plaque

In celebration of the

Ohio Statehouse Sesquicentennial

1861 2011

This tree commemorates the

Beginning of the American Civil War

Planted April 12, 2011

Statehouse Sesquicentennial and Civil War 150th Anniversary