9th November 2010: Columbus

A quick one day trip to Columbus today to have a bit of tourist time ... and then see Sarah!

Sarah concert number 67
Ohio Theatre  Designed by Scottish-born architect, Thomas W. Lamb as “a palace for the average man.” Ohio Statehouse  located on Capitol Square Ohio Statehouse  with Christopher Columbus statue Ohio Statehouse  located on Capitol Square
Supreme Court of Ohio  sculpted words in the water include: wisdom, integrity, peace, truth, justice, honor, reason, equity, compassion and honesty Supreme Court of Ohio  rather big gavel! Supreme Court of Ohio  at the Ohio Judicial Center Supreme Court of Ohio  at the Ohio Judicial Center
The LeVeque Tower  built by the American Insurance Union and originally called the American Insurance Union Citadel COSI  from the other side of the Scioto River Sculpture  outside Department of Education Tree  Love my autumn colours, as you may notice from the lots and lots of pictures of them over the course of this trip!
Dispatch Newspaper offices  where the Columbus Dispatch is still made Palace Theater, Columbus  With Sarah McLachlan in lights! Palace Theater, Columbus  ... and we'll be back for 7.30pm! Palace Theater, Columbus  The theater was built in 1926 as a part of the American Insurance Union (A.I.U.) Citadel (now the LeVeque Tower) complex
The LeVeque Tower  with the Palace Theater at the right Columbus City Hall Santa Maria  A to-scale replica of the Santa Maria on the Scioto Riverfront. It was installed in 1992 to commemorate the 500-year anniversary of the discovery of America by Columbus's namesake Santa Maria  and Scioto River
Scioto River Celebration of Life sculpture  Bronze sculpture by Alfred Tibor depicts a mother celebrating life in holding up a small child Celebration of Life sculpture COSI  Center of Science and Industry
COSI  Car from the Blue Brothers which is part of a demonstration COSI  Center of Science and Industry Scioto River  with lots of geese ... who left lots of 'presents' on the shore! Lucas Sullivant statue  statue of the fouding father of Franklinton, which later became the city of Columbus
Columbus  from Genoa Park across the Scioto River Columbus  from Genoa Park across the Scioto River Comfort Inn & Suites  where we're staying for our 1 night in Columbus Ohio Statehouse  by night
Palace Theater, Columbus  We're back!! Palace Theater, Columbus  Interior Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus
Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus
Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus
Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus
Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus
Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus
Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus
Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus
Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus Sarah McLachlan at Palace Theater, Columbus