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8th Jul

2017

Goodale Park Walks & Talks 2017 Series Kicks Off July 12th Friends of Goodale Park Walks & Talks Series PRESENTED BY All tours begin at 6:30 pm with a 30-minute walk, followed at 7:00 pm by a 60-minute talk (45-minute ...

4th Jul

2016

All tours begin at 6:30 pm with a 30-minute walk, followed at 7:00 pm by a 60-minute talk (45-minute presentation followed by questions) in the Caretaker’s Residence. The two tree tours will be all walking tours beginning at 6:30 pm. ...

20th Oct

2014

(about trash, treasures, history, cursive writing, and social conditioning) As I shoveled a pile of hundred-year-old debris from a hidden area behind a third-floor tower room wall in our house, I picked up a shovelful with something ...

3rd Aug

2014

Goodale Park Fountain Wins National Award The Public Art Network Year in Review program has recognized our own Goodale Park Fountain, by local artist Malcolm Cochran, as one of the most compelling art projects of 2013. The fountain ...

4th Dec

2012

The Fish Gate The pagoda gate at the north entrance of the park donated by William H. Fish in 1899. – Courtesy of the Columbus Metropolitan Library The pagoda gate at the north entrance of the park was donated by William H. Fish ...

4th Dec

2012

Camp Jackson During Civil War From April to June 1861, the park was used as a staging area for new recruits for the Union Army. The camp started in April when Governor William Dennison, at the urging of President Lincoln, called on ...

6th Aug

2012

The Fish Gate The pagoda gate at the north entrance of the park donated by William H. Fish in 1899. – Courtesy of the Columbus Metropolitan Library The pagoda gate at the north entrance of the park was donated by William H. Fish ...