Egyptian Revival Mausoleum at Woodlawn

Egyptian-Style Mausoleum

Ancient Egyptian style mausoleums were quite popular in this area. The collection of artifacts at the nearby Toledo Museum of Art may have influenced that, along with a general interest in Egyptian Revival art .

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Gunckel Pyramid

Gunckel Pyramid

John Gunckel was a Toledo Philanthropist. What’s unusual was that he wasn’t a wealthy industrialist. He worked as a ticket agent for a railroad. He started the National Newsboys Association to help poor boys working as newspaper sellers and other low-level survival jobs. The three-sided pyramid was made from stones brought from all over the world. You can read more about him and the monument here.

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Gunckel Pyramid

Gunckel Pyramid

John Gunckel was a Toledo Philanthropist. What’s unusual was that he wasn’t a wealthy industrialist. He worked as a ticket agent for a railroad. He started the National Newsboys Association to help poor boys working as newspaper sellers and other low-level survival jobs. The three-sided pyramid was made from stones brought from all over the world. You can read more about him and the monument here.

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