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Fountain Renovation

Ashtabeautiful's fountain is back!  The fountain was donated to the City of Ashtabula by Mr. Topky.  Larry Fargo, Fargo Machine Co., is leading a group to restore the fountain back to its original glory.  The restoration project is being spearheaded by the Ashtabula Downtown Development Association (ADDA) and is the fiscal agent responsible for collecting the donations.  It is the goal of ADDA to include as many people as possible to be involved with this project, demonstrating there is a strong showing of community pride and co-operation for restoring and improving this historic landmark.​

Donors to the Topky Fountain Restoration and Renovation Project


Artisan Concrete and Stamping, LLC

Ashta Chemicals

Ashtabula Rotary

Aqua Ohio

Ducro Services

Fargo Machine Company

Fargo Machine Partners, LLC

KenRay Battery

Masonry Water Solutions

Smith Electrical Contracting

Spence Contracting, LLC

T.C. Excavating

Tyler Sign and Lighting Services



Albert M. Ford Foundation

Ashtabula Foundation Youth Philanthropy Grant

Robert S. Morrison Foundation



Alex Lambros

Ashta Chemicals – Employees

Brian Lewis

Carol Johnson in Memory of Donald Johnson

Jane Haines Digiacomo

Jo Misener

Joann Welch

Kevin Presley

LaVette Hennigan

Phyllis Willis

Rick and Linda Coblitz

Ron Kister

Ryan Lencl

Wilma Wight



City of Ashtabula (Park Levy Funds)



Edgewood High School Youth Philanthropy Board 


Service Organizations:

I’m In Amazing Ashtabula

Rotary Club of Ashtabula

Many thanks to Debbie Rich for donating this beautiful photgraph of the fountain for promtional and fundraising purposes.


The total estimated cost for all of this work is $30,000.00. Many funds have been raised through donations, grants, and in kind work. The Robert S. Morrison Foundation made a very generous donation to allow the restoration work to begin. Since that time, many other businesses, individuals and organizations have also made 

monetary donations to fund this project.


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