H. A. Eggerss Stadium – Van Wert OH

Description

The local high school football stadium known as H. A. Eggerss Stadium was a WPA project dedicated September 18 1936, the night of the first high school football game held there. Hans Eggerss, founder of the Continental Can Co. which had a factory in Van Wert, provided the money and chaired the citizen’s committee.

Source notes

Local knowledge.

http://www.timesbulletin.com/Content/Sports/Sports/Article/Eggerss-Stadium-home-to-many-during-75-years-of-existence/3/6/169033 

Project originally submitted by Kevin Triplett on July 29, 2014.

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Location Info


205 West Crawford Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

Coordinates: 40.867363, -84.58431919999998

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