From 2nd Street Project to Settlers’ Watch


2nd Street Contributors listalphabetically

The Artist _ Sculptures

Bud Emerson-

The Carvings Sponsors

Century Tel Corp. – The Eric Barnes Eagle Tribute

City Of Lorain (Preservation Grant) – The Portside/Lorain Sign – The Anchor

CT Consultants – The Ship Captain

Lakeland Health Care Corp/Port of Lorain Foundation – Lorain Lighthouse

Oster Homes – The Heron

Corporate and Civic Sponsors and Participants (alphabetically)

Arkinetics- Gary Fischer – Site plan

Black River Historical Society- plants

Charleston Village Society Inc. – Project developers and co-coordinators

City of Lorain – Project developers and co-coordinators
Mayor A. Krasienko and staff
Lorain City Council members
Community Development Dept
Lorain Street Department
Lorain Utilities Dept
Lorain Fire Dept
Lorain Parks Dept
Lorain Health Dept
Lorain Police Dept
Lorain Law Dept. .
Lorain Building Dept.

Crest Fence – Fencing

Don Mould’s Plantation – Landscape

First Energy Corp. – Site and project development

Lakeland Healthcare Corp- Plantings

Lorain Arts Council – Plantings

Lorain County Government:

Lorain County Commissioners- Benches
Mrs. B. Blair, Ms. L. Kokoski, Mr. T. Kalo

Lorain County Solid Waste – Mr. D. Billman

Lorain Metro Parks – Bryan Goldthorpe- Horticultural

Lorain Rotary Club – Planting bed – Ship Captain

Morning Journal – Plantings and Landscape

Ritter Signs – Signage

SQP – Printing – All invitations and brochures

Stipe Painting – Labor for preservatives

Individual Sponsors

Graphic Design/ Invitations Commemorative Booklet- Christopher D. Ritchey

Photography – Mark J.Teleha- Paula Tobias- Richard Robbin –

Barnes Commemorative Album- Mark J. Teleha- Paula Tobias

Volunteers- labor and plantings and donations
Tom and Jeri Boyer
Tom Brown
Tom Campana
Mr. and Mrs. C. Camera
Mike Challender
Austin Cotterill
Kacy Cotterill
Renee Dore
Dennis Flores
Dan Given
Alexis Goldthorpe
Mrs. and Mrs. B. Goldthorpe
Brian Hazelett
Dan Ketchum
James Kudrin
Danny Lopez
Taylor McKay
Anne Molnar
Scott Muska
Tony Krasienko
Jordan Paulson
Pam and Larry Radke
Ernest and Loraine Ritchey
Rich and Ellen Robin
Don and Kelly Sagert
London Saxton
Bret Schuster
Ken and Pegi Shawver
M. Silecky
Katie Skinner
Craig Snodgrass
Morgan Snodgrass
Abigail Sugerick
Keri Sugerick
Mark Teleha
Paula Tobias

Members and Employees (who also volunteered not named)
Black River Historical Society
Crest Fence
Don Moulds Plantation
First Energy Corp
Lorain Street Dept
Lorain Utilities Dept
Lorain Rotary Club
Morning Journal
Stipe Painting

Publicity and coverage:

Chronicle Telegram Newspaper
Cleveland Plain Dealer Newspaper
Morning Journal Newspaper

Electronic Media


13 thoughts on “From 2nd Street Project to Settlers’ Watch

  1. Thank you Mark for doing this – brings back a lot of memories – some bad… some frustrating …. some good…. but the end result was worth the hassle….I see people over there all the time …..Bud is truly talented……. and so are you and the people who gave their expertise and caring from plants to concrete….. all I can say is this community os blessed with some great people ! Loraine

  2. A couple of those pictures are from the Lorain Rotary — and, just as soon as we were done and had gotten to our cars, the skies opened up and rain poured furiously.

    Fortunately, the storm gave us just enough time to get done . . .

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