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By John Swank, September 15, 2012
Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Society Marker
Ohio (Adams County), Bentonville — 10-1 — Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Society
Originally a vigilante group, the Anti-Horse Thief Society was formed here in March 1853 by area landowners to recover stolen horses and prosecute the thieves. Horse theft was a serious offense in the ante-bellum era. Trustees nominated a captain . . . — Map (db m59584) HM
Ohio (Adams County), Manchester — Buckeye Station
One half mile north of this monument the home of Gen. Nathaniel Massie, founder of Manchester in 1791, first settlement in the Virginia Military District. Residence of Charles Willing Byrd, Secretary and Acting Governor, Northwest Territory and . . . — Map (db m45344) HM
Ohio (Adams County), Rome — 1-8 — Rome — (Stout Post Office)
A thriving riverport in the 19th Century founded in 1835 by William Stout. Elisha Stout, son of William, born and raised here, was one of the founding fathers of Omaha, Nebraska and Denver, Colorado. Former site of Adamsville which served as the . . . — Map (db m73138) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Beaverdam — Beaverdam & Vicinity World War II Memorial — Liberty
Dedicated to those from Beaverdam & vicinity who served their country in the war for the liberty of the world 1941 - 1945 To honor all men and women of this community who nobly served their country in World War II and in memory of . . . — Map (db m29927) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Cridersville — Mary Shafer
In Memoriam Mary Shafer 1814-1837 First person buried in this cemetery. Carried by eight men on poles through woods and swamps and laid to rest at this place. — Map (db m100183) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Delphos — 5-81 — Leslie C. Peltier
A farm boy with a tenth grade education, Leslie Peltier, born near Delphos in 1900, achieved fame as one of the most famous astronomers of the twentieth century. In 1916, he raised $18 dollars by picking 900 quarts of strawberries on his father's . . . — Map (db m68980) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Delphos — Miami and Erie Canal — Lock 24 — Ohio Dept. Natural Resources, Division of Water
Ohio Dept. Natural Resources Division of Water Miami and Erie Canal Lock 24 <- .4 mile to Jennings Creek .8 mile Lock 23 -> — Map (db m29666) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Delphos — Miami and Erie Canal / Delphos — Anthony Wayne Parkway
[West Side of Marker]: Miami and Erie Canal This marker is on the right-of-way of the old Miami and Erie Canal. Gov. DeWitt Clinton of New York broke ground for the canal on July 21, 1825 just below Middletown. Built in sections, the . . . — Map (db m30160) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Gomer — 1833 Gomer, Ohio — A Welsh Settlement
(red Welsh dragon logo) A village settled by Watkins, Roberts, and Nicholas families, bringing with them their Welsh traditions and establishing a community in honor of their native land. — Map (db m94555) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Gomer — Lincoln Highway — Historical Bridge
This historical bridge was built on this site in 1927 by the Allen County Engineers office. When opened, it carried the Delphos-Upper Sandusky Road, U.S. Route 30, commonly referred to as the Lincoln Highway, over the Ottawa River and served as an . . . — Map (db m78696) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Gomer — Snow Cruiser Crash Site
On October 28, 1939, while being driven to Boston, Admiral Richard Byrd's polar exploration vehicle ran off the Lincoln Highway and crashed into Pike Run, drawing large crowds and putting Gomer in the national spotlight. — Map (db m78695) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — 1905 Shay Engine — Serial No. 1568
Built at the Lima Locomotive Works Lima, Ohio for Tioga Lumber Company Nicholas County, West Virginia Purchased by the Auglaize Township Historical Society in 1996 — Map (db m29730) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — Harrod Veterans Memorial Park — The Price of Freedom
[Front] Dedicated to the memory of all veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States of America, who unselfishly served their country in time of peace or war. It is because of this effort that we enjoy the freedom that is ours . . . — Map (db m29732) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — USS Texas (CGN 39)
(logo of ship) USS Texas (CGN 39) The USS Texas (CGN 39) was built by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drtdock Company and was commissioned September 10, 1977 The ship had an overall length of 585’ with an extreme beam of 63’. A crew of 575 . . . — Map (db m94569) WM
Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — Workman's Crew Caboose
This caboose spent most of its working years in Lima and northwest Ohio and was renovated by the Auglaize Township Historical Society in 1994 — Map (db m29723) HM
Ohio (Allen County), LaFayette — LaFayette - Jackson Township Civil War Memorial — and Veterans Memorial Garden
Erected 1903 by the Citizens of Jackson Tp. and Dedicated to the Memory of her soldiers of 1861. - 1865. [Grand Army of the Republic emblem] Ah! never shall the land forget. How flowed the life blood of her brave Gushed warm . . . — Map (db m29718) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lafayette — 2-4 — McKee's Hill
Following the American Revolution, the British Crown sought to retain possession of the Ohio Country by sending chief British Indian Agent Alexander McKee and others to establish trading posts with Native Americans and resist American settlement. . . . — Map (db m28686) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lafayette — P-39 Airacobra Crash Site — March 18, 1942
On March 18, 1942, four U.S. Army Air Corps pilots lost their lives within a quarter mile of this marker. Three months after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, these pilots left Wayne County Airport near Detroit flying P-39F Airacobra pursuit planes. They . . . — Map (db m80889) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Allen County Veterans Memorial
A tribute to honor those who served our country in the armed forces — Map (db m22927) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Allen County, Ohio
Allen County was originally Indian territory not opened for settlement until 1817, and was formally surveyed in 1820. County government was organized in 1831 and with the improvement of roads, settlers came and established communities in every part . . . — Map (db m22930) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Allen County’s First Settlement — The Sugar Creek Settlement
Here arriving from Logan County in 1824, Christopher Stark Wood estab- lished on Sugar Creek, the first settlement in what is now Allen County. His family and others joined him soon. Land was cleared; cabins were built. After only five years, . . . — Map (db m80276) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Circular Street
This street follows the course of an Old Indian Trail that joined the Tawa Indian town on the Auglaize River to the Black Swamp Trail near Lafayette. At one time, this corner was the junction of Three Early Roads, Wapakoneta Rd. - Main St. - . . . — Map (db m63077) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station — Lincoln Park Train Exhibit
In 1964, the Detroit, Toledo, and Ironton Railroad donated an equipped station to the Lincoln Park Railroad Exhibit. The depot behind you was moved from its original location at Uniopolis, Ohio ten miles to the south. It came complete with signal . . . — Map (db m29714) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — 2-5 — Faurot Oil Well
In 1885, 800 feet north of this marker, Benjamin Faurot struck oil after drilling into the Trenton Rock Limestone formation at a depth of 1,251 feet. This event marked the beginning of the great Oil Boom of northwest Ohio. The ensuing rush brought . . . — Map (db m22931) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Faurot Opera House
Faurot Opera House 1882-1953 Built on this site by Benjamin C. Faurot, one of Lima's most prominent citizens. The grand opening was held Sept. 4, 1882. Through the years, many famous actors, actresses, and musicians appeared on it's stage. The . . . — Map (db m93083) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Founders and Patriots of Allen County, Ohio — Ohio Sesquicentennial marker
In honor of those founders and patriots of the northwest territory who settled in Ohio and Allen County 1803 Ohio Sesquicentennial 1953 — Map (db m77680) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Historic House
Erected in 1852 of handsome bricks, this house, still occupied in 1976, is one of Lima's oldest landmarks. Situated on part of Outlot No. Two of the original city addition, the residence now fronts Central Ave., known as Tanner Ave., before 1897. . . . — Map (db m29884) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — In Memory of Chief P-H-T and the Hawg Creek Shawnee
In memory of PHT and the Hawg Creek Shawnee. This area was their home until the 1830's when they were forcibly removed by the U.S. government. Some stayed and their descendants live here to this day. Chief PHT died before the removal and was buried . . . — Map (db m79664) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — James Daniel's Cabin — 1828
Built near this site, the cabin of this pioneer Allen County Commissioner was used for the first meetings of the Bath Township Trustees in 1829 and of the Allen County Commissioners June 6, 1831. Daniel's land adjoined the original 160 acre . . . — Map (db m29874) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Johnny Appleseed Tree
This tree has sprouted from the roots of a tree planted by John Chapman around 1830. — Map (db m78884) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Korean War Memorial
The Korean War June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953 ————————— To honor those who fought and died to secure the freedom of the People of South Korea Forgotten Nevermore by . . . — Map (db m22929) WM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — 1-2 — Lima Locomotive Works
One of America's largest steam locomotive builders, the Lima Locomotive Works, built 7,752 locomotives between 1879 and 1951. It rose to success building the patented Shay geared locomotive, an innovative design that became the standard for . . . — Map (db m22935) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — NKP Berkshire Locomotive No. 779
Locomotive No. 779, built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1949, is the last steam locomotive manufactured in Lima. As a “Berkshire-type”, it represents the most advanced development of steam power. The Nickel Plate Railroad had a total . . . — Map (db m29715) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — NKP Caboose No. 1091
Caboose No. 1091 was built in 1882 by the Lafayette Car Works of Lafayette, IN. It has been completely restored and equipped by the Allen County Historical Society. Although much of the structure has been replaced during its years of service, the . . . — Map (db m29716) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Ohio's First Electric Street Car Line
Ohio's first electric Street Car Line and one of the first in the U.S. Began operation in Lima, Ohio July 4, 1887. Operated by B.C. Faurot as the Lima Street Rail- way and Power Co. This line served the city . . . — Map (db m79481) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — 6-2 — Servicemen's Free Canteen
The Lima Chapter of the American Women's Voluntary Services Organization established a community-based, free canteen during World War II for troops traveling on the Pennsylvania Railroad and adjacent Baltimore & Ohio-Nickel Plate Railroads. Meeting . . . — Map (db m22951) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Shawnee Council House — Headquarters of Shawnee Indian Reservation
(AAA logo) Headquarters of the Shawnee Indian Reservation Shawnee Indian Council House located 250 feet east — Map (db m77682) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Site Of Lima's First Cemetery — and burial place of Pvt. Elijah Stites 1758-1843
Site of Lima's First cemetery and burial place of Pvt. Elijah Stites 1758-1843 Minute Man of the Revolution who served in the Essex County Militia 1st Regiment New Jersey. — Map (db m93047) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — 3-2 — Solar Refinery
Side A: Oil became a valuable resource in Ohio when significant quantities were discovered in Lima in 1885. The discovery brought an economic boom to Lima and northwest Ohio. News of the Lima oil field spread, attracting the attention of John D. . . . — Map (db m22961) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — The Henry Boose Site
In 1959 this area was discovered to be an almost four thousand year old burial ground of the Glacial Kame People-named for the distinctive gravel elevations in which their dead were buried. The area was once a farm owned by Henry Boose, an early . . . — Map (db m78679) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — The Hog Creek Settlement — Ward Cemetery — Pioneers in Allen County, Ohio
Ward Cemetery Burial Site in the fall of 1825, Samuel McCluer built a log cabin near this site and began the arduous task of clearing away the dense forest for farming. Not until the following summer did he learn from hunters, who . . . — Map (db m80275) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — 2-2 — The Interurban Era
In 1910, the Ohio Electric Railway Company opened this terminal, formerly the Interurban Building, which served interurban passengers until 1937. Along with offices, it contained space for express and baggage handling, ticket windows, a newsstand, . . . — Map (db m22934) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — The Old Bell
Cast in Cincinnati about 1840, this bell was brought to Lima by way of the Miami Erie Canal and horse drawn wagon, and placed in Allen County's 1842 Courthouse. It rang the hour, announced births and deaths, called citizens to church and town . . . — Map (db m22936) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — The Shawnee Indian Reservation
Northeast corner of The Shawnee Indian Reservation of 25 square miles in present-day Shawnee Township. Home of the Hog Creek Shawnees from 1817 to their removal to Kansas in 1833. Granted to the Shawnees by treaty September 29, 1817. . . . — Map (db m63069) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Veterans Freedom Flag Monument
The Veterans Freedom Flag Monument dedicated May 22, 2010 to Veterans who made the sacrifice for freedom around the world, those who currently serve in the military and those who will serve in the future. Built entirely through the donations of . . . — Map (db m63076) WM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — West Market Street Boulevard Historic District
West Market Street Boulevard Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m99499) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — Fort Amanda
Erected by order of General William H. Harrison in October 1812 and became an important depository of army stores during the war. — Map (db m19821) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — 1-6 — Fort Amanda — Ohio Historical Marker
[Marker Front] After Gen. William Hull's surrender at Detroit early in the War of 1812, most of Michigan Territory came under British and Indian control. To prevent a possible invasion of Ohio, Gen. William Henry Harrison, commander of . . . — Map (db m19826) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — Miami & Erie Canal Deep Cut / Miami & Erie Canal — Anthony Wayne Parkway
Miami & Erie Canal, Deep Cut You are on that section of the Miami and Erie Canal where the greatest excavation was made – a section that has been known over the years as “Deep Cut.” The huge ditch, 6,600 feet long and 5 to . . . — Map (db m22848) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — Miami – Erie Canal — Lock 15
Miami – Erie Canal From 1845 to about 1906 barges pulled by horses provided transportation from the Ohio River to Lake Erie through a system of locks which raised or lowered boats to the next level of the canal. Locks often became . . . — Map (db m22933) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland
Site of the 86 acre homestead of Dye Sunderland who served in Captain Samuel McCormick's Company of The War of 1812 Here in 1820, on the site of the Indian town of Tawa the Sunderland family established the First Permanent Home in . . . — Map (db m91455) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — Spencerville Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to our country’s defenders, erected by our patriotic people

1861- 1865 1898- 1902 1917- 1918 1941- 1945 (GAR logo) (Red Cross logo) (American Legion logo) (Spanish American Veteran Medal logo) 1921 (wreath logo) . . . — Map (db m95006) WM

Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — Tawa Town
The headwaters of the Auglaize are just south of you. You are on the old Auglaize-Miami portage trail, the most direct canoe route between Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Here, long before white men arrived and until 1817, was an Indian settlement -- . . . — Map (db m20080) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville, Ohio — "Johnny Appleseed"
In 1829 "Johnny Appleseed" planted an apple nursery 900 feet east of here on a half acre of Jacob Harter;s land leased for forty years in exchange for forty apple trees delivered in 1835. — Map (db m77201) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville, Ohio — The Town of Hartford
Do you see the little cemetery to the east, high on the west bank of the Auglaize? It's all that remains of Hartford, thriving town in the 1830's with, it was expected, a bright future, since the new Miami and Erie Canal would one day be serving it- . . . — Map (db m80158) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — Ashland County Courthouse Bell
This bell was hung in the old court house in 1853 and for 75 years served Ashland County truly & well. It's vibrant tones rang out the news of Lee's surrender, tolled the passing of the immortal Lincoln, pealed forth the victory of Admiral Dewey, . . . — Map (db m25829) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — Ashland County Pioneer Memorial
To the heroic pioneers who braved the perils of the pathless wilderness to establish homes for their loved ones, and who laid the foundation of our commonwealth so broad and deep in this their new homeland that their descendants might freely enjoy . . . — Map (db m25832) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — Ashland County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
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Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — Ashland County Veterans Memorial
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Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — Ashland County Veterans Memorial Bridge
To the patriotic men and women of Ashland County who served their country in time of need — Map (db m25831) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — Ashland County World War Memorial
To the World War veterans in memory of their deceased comrades and those who remain to serve — Map (db m25834) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — 5- 3 — Founding of Ashland College / Ashland Eagles Tradition
Founding of Ashland College The dream of establishing a college was born in the hearts of members of the German Brethren Church. In March 1877, a meeting was held at the Maple Grove Brethren Church to discuss the establishment of a college in . . . — Map (db m97072) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — Freer Civil War Memorial
Erected by Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Freer to the memory of Our Dead Soldiers — Map (db m25809) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — Jones Memorial Terrace
Erected in 1957 by George and Jessie Jones in loving memory of their son, Earl E. Jones, Ashland College student 1920-21, who died in 1921. This terrace is dedicated to the pleasurable growth and development of the young people who attend . . . — Map (db m25836) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Ashland — Studebaker
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Ohio (Ashland County), Hayesville — 1-3 — Hayesville Town Hall and Opera House
This building was a center of community life from the time of its construction in 1886 to the late 1930s. Once common, such combinations of governmental offices and commercial and entertainment space are today rare. The second floor opera house . . . — Map (db m24286) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Hayesville — PFC Terry L. Schaub
“Remembering a Brother” 18 Nov 47 - 19 Feb 68 CoC 3rd Bn/60th Inf (Riverine) 9th Inf Div. U.S. Army KIA southeast of Can Tho City Phong Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam — Map (db m25838) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Loudonville — 7-70 — Clear Fork Gorge — A Feature of Ohio's Forests
Clear Fork Gorge was formed when glacial meltwater cut through the sandstone bedrock that forms its steep walls fourteen to twenty-four thousand years ago. The gorge is one thousand feet wide and over three hundred feet deep. Its seclusion has . . . — Map (db m24285) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Loundonville — 3-3 — Charles Franklin Kettering
A pioneer in automotive innovation. Charles Franklin Kettering (1876-1958) was born three miles north of Loudonville. He attended local schools and graduated from Ohio State University in 1904. He organizaed the Dayton Engineering Laboratories . . . — Map (db m1341) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Mifflin — 2-3 — Frontier Violence During the War of 1812
Front Tensions between Native Americans and Euro-American settlers remained high on the Ohio frontier during the War of 1812. Grievances mounted rapidly following the removal of the Greentown Delawares to Piqua in the late summer of 1812. On . . . — Map (db m28800) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Mifflin — 8- 3 — Historic Mifflin
Side A Mifflin was founded in 1816. Originally known as Petersburg, the name was changed in 1827 in honor of the settlers that moved here from Mifflin Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The first village jailhouse and crossroad . . . — Map (db m97113) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Perrysville — 4-3 — Greentown Delaware Village
A migration of Indians throughout Ohio began due to unstable conditions created by the American Revolution. The massacre of Christian Indians at the Moravian mission of Gnadenhutten in 1782 and Colonel William Crawford’s expedition against Wyandot . . . — Map (db m1340) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Perrysville — 7-3 — Johnny “Appleseed” Land Lease and Nursery
John “Appleseed” Chapman (b. September 26, 1774—d. March 18, 1845) was the first lessee of this 160 acre tract (NW ¼, S 20, T 20, R 16), when he secured it for 99 years from the Virginia Military District School Lands on April 10, . . . — Map (db m46337) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Polk — Polk Veterans Monument
Front: To honor our veterans who have served POLK Back: To those who served and returned ... To those who served and were lost ... Your contribution and sacrifice for our freedom is not forgotten. We are eternally . . . — Map (db m38799) HM
Ohio (Ashland County), Sullivan — Sullivan Veterans Monument
Front: Erected 1906. In memory of our dead heroes of Sullivan Township. Back: W.R.C. — Map (db m38955) WM
Ohio (Ashland County), Sullivan — Sullivan Veterans War Memorial
2nd World War Korean War Vietnam War We dedicate this symbol to the men and women of this community who helped preserve the freedoms of humanity to keep forever living the freedom for which they died. Let us forever remember and . . . — Map (db m38953) WM
Ohio (Ashtabula County), Conneaut — PA-OH Border Monument
Erected in 1881 by a joint commission appointed by the states of Pennsylvania and Ohio to re-survey and re-mark the boundary line as established in 1786. — Map (db m24070) HM
Ohio (Ashtabula County), Conneaut — The Western Reserve — Northeast Boundary — One of a Series of Four
The Western Reserve Northeast Boundary Marker of the Connecticut Western Reserve conveyed to the United States, September 11, 1786 erected by the Early Settlers Association of the Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio July 3, 1966 Early Settlers . . . — Map (db m94754) HM
Ohio (Ashtabula County), Orwell — 9-4 — Adna R. Chaffee
Adna R. Chaffee was born in Orwell on April 14, 1842, and grew up on the family farm. He left home in 1861 to pursue a career in the military, enlisting first in the 6th U.S. Cavalry for service in the Civil War. Distinguishing himself in many . . . — Map (db m7238) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Albany — 2-5 — Albany / Enterprise Academy
Albany (Side A) The village of Albany was established in 1838 as a market center for the surrounding agricultural area, which saw its first white settlement in the early years of the nineteenth century. Education was always a major concern of . . . — Map (db m52872) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Amesville — Ames Academy Bell — 1852 - 1955
Over a century its clear tone carried from valley to hill beckoning all to learn — Map (db m15536) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Amesville — Frank Henry Gifford — 1880 - 1963 — Farmer, Merchant, A Civic Minded Citizen of Our Community
Over the years he contributed generously for the betterment of the village. His last bequest of land, building and money made the creation of this park possible. — Map (db m15538) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Amesville — Historic Amesville
Pioneers began arriving in Ames Township in 1797, making it one of the earliest settlements in the Northwest Territory. As early as 1804, the village purchased enough books to create a library. It is known today as the Coonskin Library because it . . . — Map (db m15537) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Amesville — 5-5 — Western Library Association — 1804 — The Coonskin Library
In the years leading to Ohio statehood in 1803, Ames Township citizens decided to establish a stock-owned circulating library. Since cash was scarce during Ohio's frontier era, some citizens paid for their $2.50 shares by the sale of animal pelts, . . . — Map (db m15540) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
The People of Athens County erect this monument in memory of those who volunteered as Soldiers and Sailors in defense of the Union and to perpetuate Free Government. The People will ever remember how much of our national . . . — Map (db m15558) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Athens County Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial
To honor and commemorate the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Athens County, Ohio Daniel Anderson • Thomas Arnold • Isaac Barker • Ebenezer Barrows • Hopson Beebe • Alvan Bingham • Silas Bingham, Sr. • William Bodwell • John Bowman . . . — Map (db m15544) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Athens County Vietnam War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the Athens County residents who lost their lives in Vietnam November 1990 Richard A. Anders … 23 Joseph A. Bodnar … 22 Charles L Boling … 22 John W. Boyer … 27 Ronald L. Calentine … 20 Virgil L. Castle . . . — Map (db m15546) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Athens First Settlement - 1797
In the spring of 1797, Rufus Putnam sent eleven “substantial men ... possessing firmness of character, courage, and discretion” to found a settlement on the bank of the Hockhocking River. In 1800 the territorial legislature named the . . . — Map (db m42163) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance — Ohio University
[Campus side of the marker] In commemoration of the Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 Ohio University, the first public university established in the Old Northwest Territory, was founded on the principles of the . . . — Map (db m15635) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Booker T. Washington
Front: In this house, on 11 August 1886, famed African-American educator Booker T. Washington married Olivia A. Davidson. Residents at the time were Mary Davidson Elliott (sister of Olivia) and her husband Dr. Noah Elliott, a veteran of . . . — Map (db m63680) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Cutler Botanic Gardens — 1823–1973
On August 20, 1823, the Board of Trustees of Ohio University, of which Judge Ephraim Cutler was a leading member, set aside 300 acres “west of the College green” for a botanical garden and the site of a medical college, in memory of the . . . — Map (db m10908) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — First Settlers in Athens County
In Memoriam Honoring the first settlers in Athens Co. from the New England States Alvan Bingman • Silas Bingman • Isaac Barker • William Harper • John Wilkins • Robert Linzee • Edmond Dorr • William Dorr • Barak Dorr • John Chandler . . . — Map (db m15545) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Manasseh Cutler Hall — Ohio University — 1816
Oldest building of the first institution for higher education of the Northwest Territory This tablet is dedicated to honor Manassah Cutler 1742 - 1823 Chaplain in the Revolutionary War Minister, Physician, Scentist, Teacher and . . . — Map (db m53820) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Memorial Auditorium
Memorial Auditorium stands as a testament to the dedication of Ohio University alumni, who raised funds for its construction. Completed in 1928, Memorial Auditorium was erected to honor those who have died serving our country; this includes past . . . — Map (db m53845) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Normandy Park — At Ohio University
In honor of the War Correspondents who landed in Normandy, France, on D Day, June 6, 1944, with Allied Invading Forces; and others who joined them to report the Crusade Across Europe to bring freedom to that continent and the eventual end of a . . . — Map (db m53863) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — 4-5 — Ohio University
[Marker front] Manasseh Cutler, Rufus Putnam, Winthrop Sargeant, and Benjamin Tupper of the Ohio Company conceived Ohio University, which was encouraged by the Ordinance of 1787 and the Northwest Territorial Legislature in 1799, . . . — Map (db m15564) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — 9-5 — Ohio University — Peden Stadium
Ohio University’s Peden Stadium is the oldest of the Mid-American Conference stadiums and one of the oldest of its type in the country. It was dedicated in 1929 with a victory over Miami University. The stadium served as housing for the influx of . . . — Map (db m42162) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Ohio University 1915 Alumni Gateway
The Ohio University Alumni Gate was built with funds contributed by many alumni, with the original intent of honoring the class of 1815, which was the first graduating class. The largest contribution, however, came from Edward C. Berry, a black man . . . — Map (db m15562) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Ohio University Sundial
Site of first Ohio University building erected in 1807 Here Hon. Thomas Ewing was graduated in 1815 One of the first two graduates — Map (db m42164) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Ohio University's Distinguished Visitors
Susan Brownell Anthony Woman Suffrage Leader Visited October 19, 1878 "To secure both national and 'domestic tranquility,' to 'establish justice,' to carry out the spirit of our Constitution, put into the hands of all women....the . . . — Map (db m53838) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Student Voices
College Green has served as a forum for the voices of Ohio University's students throughout its history. Whether supporting civil rights, advocating for the abolishment of women's curfews, or in protest, students have and will continue to play a . . . — Map (db m15570) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — The Elms
The elm trees President McGuffey planted near this path in the 1840s stood for over 100 years. Their beauty is recalled each year when the community members gather for the Concerts under the Elms. Dedicated by the Class of 2005 — Map (db m15571) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — The Kissing Circle
The Kissing Circle holds fond memories for decades of Ohio University Alumni, and symbolizes our affection and dedication to one another. May it remind future students, as it has those of the past, of valued friendships formed here and inspire . . . — Map (db m53075) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Athens — The Silas Bingham House — Circa 1805
Silas Bingham arrived in Athens in 1797. His home, originally built on South College Street, is the oldest house in Athens and one of the few remaining examples of a two-story log building in the area. Since the commissioners held meetings in . . . — Map (db m10909) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Glouster — Glouster Korea-Vietnam War Memorial
Korea For those who made the Supreme Sacrifice Vietnam For those who made the Supreme Sacrifice “Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind” John F. Kennedy, United Nations, . . . — Map (db m15574) WM
Ohio (Athens County), Glouster — 3-5 — Hisylvania Coal Company Mine No. 22
Approximately 150 feet east stood the Hisylvania Coal Company Mine No. 22 tipple, in use from 1912 to 1925. The company name was derived from combining “Ohio” and “Pennsylvania,” home states of its founders. Coal came from . . . — Map (db m15573) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Glouster — Trimble Township War Memorial
In Memory of the men who made the Supreme Sacrifice 1917 World War I 1918 James Cox • Frank McCann • Roy Sampson 1941 World War II 1945 Virgil Brooks • Robert C. Brown • Ernest Burdiss • Paul Byers • Cloyd Clemons • Andrew . . . — Map (db m15575) WM
Ohio (Athens County), Hamley Run — Snake Ridge Lookout Tower
Reconstructed on this site, this lookout tower once stood off S.R. 278 southwest of Nelsonville in Athens County. Known as the Snake Ridge Lookout Tower this tower was originally built in 1939. Many of the lookout towers were built by the . . . — Map (db m28511) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Jacksonville — Todd and Tony Carr Memorial
Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Department In memory of Todd Carr Died June 27, 1989 and Tony Carr Died March 21, 1989 Volunteer Firemen Always there when needed — Map (db m15610) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Millfield — Millfield Coal Mine Disaster — November 5, 1930
Ohio's worst mine disaster occurred in this Sunday Creek Coal Company mine when an explosion killed 82 persons. Among the dead were the company's top executives who were in the mine inspecting new safety equipment. Nine hours after the explosion, . . . — Map (db m15611) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Millfield — Millfield Mine No. 6 - 1205 Disaster
In memory of the Millfield Mine No. 6 - 1205 disaster Nov. 5, 1930 Roy Andrews• J. H. Bergin• Delmar Bower• John Bower• George Brown• Sam Brown• William Brown• Paul Burgess• Alex Burmich• Joe Butsko• John Butsko Michael . . . — Map (db m15614) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — Camp Site of Lord Dunmore — 1774
Rock weights were in drawbridge at Harper Street crossing of Hocking Canal. — Map (db m10892) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — Daniel Nelson
This tablet is erected in honor of Daniel Nelson founder of Nelsonville who donated the ground for the Fort Street Cemetery the Public Square and this lot for School and Meeting House purposes This stone was a part of the doorway . . . — Map (db m37040) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — E. M. Poston — 1862-1931 — A Native of Nelsonville
Built the first A.C. electric generator, west of the Allegheny Mountains, on Myers Street in Nelsonville, Ohio, in 1888. — Map (db m37037) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — Fort Street Cemetery — Historical Site
. . . — Map (db m37283) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — Hocking Canal Site — 1840–1940
This section of Route 33 in the City of Nelsonville is constructed on the site of the former Hocking Canal. This early waterway, a tremendous factor in the industrial development of the Hocking Coal District of Ohio, was completed to this . . . — Map (db m34217) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — O-257 — Hocking Valley Railway
The arrival of the Columbus and Hocking Valley Railroad in 1869 led to the decline of the Hocking Canal and assured Nelsonville's prominence as a major shipping point of coal and industrial products. The portion of the railway from Logan in . . . — Map (db m43240) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — 6-5 — The Hocking Valley Coal Strike — 1884-1885
Side A: Following a wage reduction from 70 to 60 cents per ton after many Hocking Valley coal mines consolidated in 1883, the Ohio Miners' Amalgamated Association struck on June 23, 1884. The operators responded by offering an even smaller . . . — Map (db m37019) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — Unknown Soldier Monument
In Memorial to all Unknown Dead in all Wars Known Only to God — Map (db m37282) HM
Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — Veterans' Memorial
Center marker: In Honor and Tribute To All Veterans of All Wars Aug. 20, 1972 Presented by Parade of the Hills Left marker: In Honor and Memory of the Vietnam Conflict Veterans Presented by Parade of the Hills . . . — Map (db m37021) WM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Buckland — The Mystery Stone — Usually Ignored in Light of the Frontier Marker Next to It
The Mystery Stone when the middle pier of the railroad trestle spanning the Auglaize River was replaced in the mid 1940’s this sculpted stone was discovered as part of it. The stone was subsequently donated to the Village of Buckland by the . . . — Map (db m80773)
Ohio (Auglaize County), Buckland — White Feather's Town — Shawnee Village on the Auglaize River
The Shawnee chief Na-Wa-Ba-She-Ka or White Feather resided here- in the town which was located on both sides of the Auglaize River. A North- South trail paralleled the river and ran through the town on the east bank. The same trail went through an . . . — Map (db m74880) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Cridersville — 4-6 — Town Pond Reservoir Cridersville's Great Fire of 1918
Side A: The Village of Cridersville was founded in 1856. With the discovery of oil in 1885 the village prospered and grew quickly. Its business district developed along Main Street in the first block east of the railroad. The Town Pond . . . — Map (db m28668) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Kossuth — Bloody Bridge
During the canal years of the 1850's a rivalry grew between Bill Jones and Jack Billings for the love of Minnie Warren. This became hatred by Bill because Minnie chose Jack. On a fall night in 1854, returning from a party, Minnie and Jack were . . . — Map (db m80159) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Minster — Cholera Marker
In pious memory of all our cholera victims over 300 especially of the year 1849 Eternal rest grant unto thee O Lord Erected in 1937 — Map (db m100145) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Minster — Minster's Origins
In 1832, 97 Germans met in Cincinnati to purchase a section of land for settlement. Designated leader Francis J. Stallo and six others set out from Cincinnati on foot, heading to the land office in Miami County.

They had $800 in silver coins, . . . — Map (db m100247) HM

Ohio (Auglaize County), Minster — The Crescent Theater
This large 2-story brick structure served as the only Minster movie house for over 60 years. It opened in 1933 and boasted a stage, orchestra pit, and seating for 611 patrons. The first show was an animated Mutt & Jeff short film. During the silent . . . — Map (db m100142) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Minster — The Log Church
This was the site of the first Stallostown Mission Catholic Church in Minster, completed in 1835. The brick wall surrounding the gazebo is representative of the footprint, measuring approximately 40 feet wide and 60 feet long. It was 16 logs high . . . — Map (db m100144) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), New Bremen — Bowstring Girder
Constructed in 1864, this is the oldest cast iron "bowstring girder" bridge in Ohio. Originally part of a three-span structure over the Auglaize River in Wapakoneta, the bridge was moved to Moulton Angle Road north of New Knoxville in 1904. In 1984, . . . — Map (db m22947) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), New Bremen — Loramie Summit
The Miami Erie Canal, built 1825-1845, 244.5 miles long, was a transporter of passengers and freight between Lake Erie and the Ohio River. This section is Loramie Summit., a 21 mile plateau of water retained by Lock 1-N (this marker) and Lock 1-S at . . . — Map (db m22946) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), New Bremen — Miami and Erie Canal, New Bremen
Lockkeeper's House The Lockkeeper's House was the residence of the Lockkeeper and his family. The Lockkeeper was on duty 24 hours a day, seven days per week, and was responsible for operating the lock as needed to move boats through the . . . — Map (db m22781) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), New Bremen — Miami and Erie Canal, New Bremen
Locking Through Lock One North is one of 105 locks used to raise and lower boats traveling between Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Large wooden gates were built at each end of the lock to hold water in the lock. A boat, pulled by a team of . . . — Map (db m23062) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), New Bremen — 2-6 — The Miami & Erie Canal and New Bremen
Begun in 1833, the Miami Extension linked the Miami Canal in Dayton to the Wabash & Erie Canal at Junction. Engineering difficulties, epidemics and the Panic of 1837 delayed completion of the Extension until June 1845, when the packet boat . . . — Map (db m20023) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), New Knoxville — 7-6 — New Knoxville: The Ladbergen Kinship
Side 1 The history of New Knoxville provides one of the best examples of chain migration to America. After the Shawnee were removed from what would become Auglaize County, James Knox Lytle, cousin to James Knox Polk, purchased land in . . . — Map (db m92310) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Saint Johns — Catahecassa — Blackhoof Memorial
Nearby sleeps Chief (Blackhoof) Catahecassa, last principle chief of the Shawnees prior to their removal to Kansas in 1832. This was Blackhoofs town where he lived and died in Sept. 1831, at the age of 109. He fought with the French against Braddock . . . — Map (db m16971) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Saint Marys — Saint Marys River
To the right is the Saint Marys River. This waterway was used by the Indians for generations as a route to hunting grounds in Kentucky. French, and later English traders traversed its course with trade goods in exchange for furs. James Girty, a . . . — Map (db m30258) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), St Marys — The "Short Level" of the Miami and Erie Canal
To the left is the "Short Level" of the Miami and Erie Canal. The canal extension from Dayton to Toledo was completed in 1837. Linking the Great Lakes to the Ohio River. Travel took only five days to Toledo and six days to Cincinnati. The canal . . . — Map (db m29673) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), St. Johns — Blackhoof's Last Home
Blackhoof: Born in Florida about 1721. Arriving in this vicinity 1783 - Surnames: Cut-The-We-Ka-Saw or Catahecassa - Principal Chief of Shawnee Indian Nation - erected here in 1822. In a clearing of the vast forest a two story 18'x24' log house - . . . — Map (db m29631) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), St. Marys — Broadwell Mill
Broadwell Mill On this site a mill was constructed using a mill race for power. Destruction of the mill race by the 1913 flood ended operation. — Map (db m98845) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), St. Marys — Fort St. Marys
Erected here in 1795 by General "Mad" Anthony Wayne, probably after the signing of the Greenville Treaty, on land ceded by the Indians. This area was also the site of the signing of the Treaty of St. Marys in 1818 (the Indian campsites being to the . . . — Map (db m19855) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), St. Marys — C18 — Fort St. Marys / Fort Barbee / Girty Town — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
. . . — Map (db m29605) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), St. Marys — Grand Lake Saint Marys
Grand Lake Saint Marys, originally Mercer County reservoir was worlds largest man made lake when constructed in 1837-1841 Water supply for Miami-erie Canal from here to the Maumee River at Defiance - 17603 acres. in 1856 lake level lowered 5.4 feet . . . — Map (db m93080) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), St. Marys — Miami and Erie Canal — Lock 13 — Ohio Dept. Natural Resources, Division of Water
Ohio Dept. Natural Resources Division of Water Miami and Erie Canal Lock 13 <- .1 mile Canal Tumble .1 mile Lock 12 -> — Map (db m30260) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Apollo Command Module and Gemini Spacecraft Mock-ups
Apollo Command Module Mock-up The command module carried the three astronauts to the moon and back during the Apollo missions 1969-1972. The spacecraft is 10 ft. 7 in. tall and 12 ft. 10 in. diameter. It weighed 13,000 lbs. Gemini . . . — Map (db m20930) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients — State of Ohio, Auglaize County
United States of America Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients State of Ohio, Auglaize County Civil War Cpl Christian Schnell Mississippi 1863 — Map (db m12416) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 5-6 — Dayton and Michigan Railroad
Side A The Dayton and Michigan Railroad provided the single most important impetus to the growth and development of Wapakoneta. Although Wapakoneta had been platted in 1833, at the time of incorporation (1848), "the town was still without any . . . — Map (db m12406) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 3-6 — Dudley Nichols
Dudley Nichols was born in Wapakoneta in 1895, the son of Dr. Grant and Mary Mean Nichols. He spent his childhood in a home on this site and graduated from Blume High School before leaving Ohio. After working as a journalist in new York City, he . . . — Map (db m92116) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — F5D Skylancer
This Douglas F5D Skylancer was one of four originally constructed, and is the only example still in existence. It was flown by Neil A. Armstrong from September 1960 to September 1962 to simulate the flight characteristics of the space vehicle . . . — Map (db m20920) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Plank Road — Wapakoneta to St. Mary’s — Original Route 33
Site of St. Marys – Wapakoneta plank road built 1850- 1852 of Burr and White Oak timber 3 to 5 ft in diam. cut and milled at Moulton financed by Wapakoneta – St Marys businessmen who charged toll for profit and maintenance. Replaced . . . — Map (db m77612) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 6-6 — The Shannon Stock Company
Side A: The Shannon Stock Company, also known as Shannon's Famous Players, was a traveling theatre company based in Wapakoneta from 1913 until the Great Depression. Founded by Harry Shannon, the group included his wife Adelaide, their . . . — Map (db m29924) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapaghonetta Reservation — the Shawnee Reservation at Wapakoneta — the Eastern Boundary marker
By the Treaties at the Maumee Rapids in 1817, and 1818 at St. Mary’s, the Shawnee Indians were given a reservation of ten miles by twelve miles. This being the eastern boundary line. Indian Towns within this area were Blackhoof’s (now St. Johns), . . . — Map (db m75195) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta (Wapaughkonnetta)
Council House (Capital) of the Shawnee from c.1798 until their forced removal to Kansas in 1832 — Map (db m12413) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta All Wars Memorial
Erected by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 73 Wapakoneta, Ohio to their departed comrades and in memory of all veterans of all wars — Map (db m12414) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta Heritage Parkway
Plaque # 1 The Shawnee Indians were driven from the southern United States in the late 17th and early 18th centuries by white settlers and Catawba, Cherokee and Chickasaw Nations. the Shawnee were given permission by the Miamis and . . . — Map (db m86526) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Waynesfield — Headwaters of Scioto River — Reference Point of Ohio Land Surveys — The Ellusive Source of One of Ohio's Major Rivers
Scioto River This is where the river starts and flowing southeast past Columbus, Circleville, and Chillicothe, joining the Ohio River at Portsmouth after a course of some 230 miles. Manchester Farm — Map (db m76598)
Ohio (Auglaize County), Waynesfield — Headwaters of the Auglaize River — The Flat Wet Praire where three major rivers begin
On the headwaters of the Auglaize River The watershed of Three Rivers originates within a distance of 1/2 mile from this point West- Miami East- Scioto North-Auglaize Susannah Russell Chapter DAR — Map (db m76609) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Waynesfield — Willow Branch Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all who serve (multiple service logos) — Map (db m93234) WM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — American Legion Post 168 Veterans Memorial
In Memory of All American Veterans Lest We Forget — Map (db m26745) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — B&O Railroad Tunnel
You are standing over a 423 foot man-made sandstone tunnel built by the railroad between 1864 and 1870. Located on the Pittsburgh-Columbus main line, up to 37 trains a day passed under East Main Street during the railroad’s heyday. The station, . . . — Map (db m21012) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — Barnesville Veterans Memorial
To honor those who have served to preserve this nation — Map (db m26752) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — Barnesville War Memorial
Lest We Forget Those Who Gave Their All For Our Country Our Honored W.W. I K.I.A. Wm. S. Bowen • Mansel E. Kaiser • George R. Higgins Our Honored W.W. II K.I.A. Edmund Bradfield • Wayne A. Thomas Wm. O. Cordner • Lewis Wade Paul . . . — Map (db m26864) WM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — 8-7 — Captina African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
This cemetery stands as evidence of a once thriving African American farming community established in the 1820s. With the aid of community leader, Alexander "Sandy" Harper (c.1804-1889), Captina, originally called Guinea, became a stop on the . . . — Map (db m79263) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — 7-7 — Governor Wilson Shannon 1802-1877 / Barnesville’s Shannon Family
Governor Wilson Shannon (1802–1877), Ohio, first native-born governor, Wilson Shannon was born in February 1802 in the Mt. Olivet area near Barnesville. After attending Ohio University and studying law in Kentucky, he returned to Belmont . . . — Map (db m21055) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — Roby Cigar Museum
This small, backyard cigar company operated from 1900 to 1943. Mr. Roby's hand-made stogies or cigars were made here in this building by family members, with the help of 2 or 3 employees daily. It was located in Belmont, Ohio. This shop has . . . — Map (db m79272) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — September 11, 2001
We will never forget the tragic events of September 11, 2001 nor the lives that were lost Dedicated May 30, 2005 — Map (db m26862) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — The Village Bell
Dedicated to all veterans with appreciation for your service and sacrifice 2 August 2008 Home of the Free Because of the Brave — Map (db m26860) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — VFW Post 2792 Veterans Memorial
For God and Country in honor of those who served in all wars Lest We Forget Memorial Day 1979 — Map (db m26749) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — 19-9 — Watt Car and Wheel Company
Joseph Watt and son James H. started a small foundry in 1862 making plow points, window sash weights, and heating stoves. Later, brothers Stewart, Ross, and John W. joined and the name became J.H. Watt and Brothers. Securing a patent for a . . . — Map (db m26750) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — 16-7 — Bellaire High School Clock Tower / Central School Clock Tower and Bell
Side 1 Bellaire High School Clock Tower The Bellaire High School Clock Tower was erected in 1925 as the second town clock to be mounted on Bellaire’s public schools. C.W. Bates of Wheeling designed this tower, built by C.D. Keyser & . . . — Map (db m78492) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — Civil War Memorial — Our Fallen Heroes
. . . — Map (db m82483) WM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — Colonel John H. Sullivan — Dedicated to the Life and Memory of
The Father of Bellaire, Ohio who "could hear more distinctly than other men, the footsteps of coming generations" In November 1854, Colonel Sullivan platted the Harris Farm for a community incorporated in 1860 as Bellaire City, and in . . . — Map (db m78495) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — 18-7 — Cornelius D. Battelle, Methodist Circuit Rider / The First United Methodist Church, Bellaire
Side 1 Cornelius D. Battelle, Methodist Circuit Rider Cornelius D. Battelle was born July 13, 1807 in Washington County, Ohio. He entered the Methodist Episcopal Church on October 30, 1825 and the Pittsburgh Methodist Conference in . . . — Map (db m78493) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — 9-7 — Imperial Glass — Gem of "The Glass City"
With ready access to raw materials, fuel, skilled labor, and transportation, the Ohio Valley became the center of the American glass industry during the late 1800s. Among dozens of local manufacturers, the Imperial Glass Company, founded in 1901 by . . . — Map (db m28439) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — 14-7 — The Great Stone Viaduct
Construction of this Great Stone Viaduct began in 1870 at Union Street as an Ohio approach to the railroad bridge spanning the Ohio River. It was completed to Rose Hill in April 1871, and the entire bridge span connecting Ohio to West Virginia, of . . . — Map (db m28436) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — 15-7 — Union Square and its Uses / The Question of Ownership
Side 1 Union Square and Its Uses Labeled "Union Square" on the first village maps, block 12 of the City of Bellaire was formed by joining portions of the Harris and Rodefer Farms in 1857. Used for tent shows, circuses, political . . . — Map (db m78494) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — War Memorial — And These Our Dead In Honored Glory Rest
Dedicated in grateful tribute to the honor and sacrifice of those Citizens of the Bellaire Area who gave their lives in service to their country

Korea June 1950 - July 1953 Thomas G. Ault • James A. Beveridge • Donald L. . . . — Map (db m82482) WM

Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — West Washington Street World War II Honor Roll — Lest We Forget

In Memoriam Armand Fana who made the supreme sacrifice

Bill Respole Prisoner of Japan's Bataan Death March

[Honor Roll of Veterans] — Map (db m82513) WM

Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — Willow Grove Mine
Hanna Coal Company's #10 Mine March 16, 1940 An explosion ripped through the Willow Grove Mine resulting in the death of 72 Ohio Valley men — Map (db m78503) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — World War I Memorial

Honor Roll

Faun Blaknee • Ernest Boue • Joseph E. Bricker • James F. Brown • Amedo Cappelletti • Leo J. Carey • Clarence E. Day • John De Paul • Sabitini Domiana • Robert H. Engelhardt • Harry E. Fabry • Adrian Genevriere • Louis . . . — Map (db m82511) HM

Ohio (Belmont County), Bellaire — World War II Memorial — In Memoriam — 1941 - 1945
To our brave men who sacrificed their lives to preserve our nation They Served That Liberty Shall Not Perish Andrews Bernard W. ∙ Angus Daniel ∙ Apicella Anthony ∙ Balch Lloyd R. ∙ Bass Clarence R. Jr. . . . — Map (db m83222) WM
Ohio (Belmont County), Belmont — 5-7 — Harley E. Warrick — (1924–2000)
The last barn painter for the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company of Wheeling, West Virginia, Harley Warrick painted thousands of barns with the familiar Mail Pouch Tobacco logo over his 48-year career. Mail Pouch transcended advertising to become a . . . — Map (db m1035) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Belmont — 2-7 — Mile Marker
The earliest highway signs along the National Road (Route 40) in Ohio were milestones located at one-mile intervals along the north side of the roadway. Each stone indicated the distance to Cumberland, Maryland, the eastern terminus of the National . . . — Map (db m78496) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Blaine — 11-7 — Blaine Hill "S" Bridge / Blaine Hill Viaduct
Blaine Hill "S" Bridge The first Blaine Hill Bridge was constructed in 1828 as part of the National Road, the nation's first federally funded highway. This three-arch S-shaped structure, 345 feet in length, spans Wheeling Creek (a tributary of . . . — Map (db m12618) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bridgeport — 4-7 — Historic Bridgeport
Colonel Ebenezer Zane, one of the founders of Wheeling, laid out the village that became Bridgeport in 1806 on the site of Fort Kirkwood (1789). Originally named Canton, it acquired its present name after the bridge to Wheeling Island was built. The . . . — Map (db m515) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Bridgeport — The National Historic Road in Ohio — The Road That Helped Build The Nation — An All-American Road - National Scenic Highway
Welcome to the National Road The National Road crosses six states from Baltimore, Maryland, to East St. Louis, Illinois. The road fulfilled the dreams of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson to build an all-weather route across the Allegheny . . . — Map (db m78502) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Colerain — Concord Hicksite — Friends Meeting House
Colerain Township was the location of the earliest Quaker settlement and the first organized Friends Meeting in Ohio. The first meeting house was built in 1800. The log structure burned and was replaced with this brick building in 1815. The . . . — Map (db m89234) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Colerain — Josiah Fox — 1763 - 1847
A Quaker, he wielded great influence in ship design during the early years of our country 1794 clerk, United States War Department 1795- 1798 assistant Navy Constructor 1798- 1801 Navy Constructor and Superintendent of Buildings, Gosport, . . . — Map (db m89226) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Elizabethtown — 1-7 — Mile Marker
The earliest highway signs along the National Road (Route 40) in Ohio were milestones located at one-mile intervals along the north side of the roadway. Each stone indicated the distance to Cumberland, Maryland, the eastern terminus of the National . . . — Map (db m21058) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Elizabethtown — State of Ohio — Department of Transportation Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of the Ohio Department of Transportation who gave their lives to provide a safe and transportation system for Ohio travelers. — Map (db m70343) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Martins Ferry — Elizabeth Zane
In memory of Elizabeth Zane whose heroic deed saved Fort Henry in 1782 Erected May 30, 1928 — Map (db m28446) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Martins Ferry — Martins Ferry Pioneers
. . . — Map (db m28447) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Martins Ferry — 3-7 — Walnut Grove Cemetery
Side A: The Walnut Grove Cemetery is the burial place of members of the Zane and Martin families. Their graves lie within the brick enclosure. The cemetery is also the resting-place of many early Martins Ferry residents, including veterans of . . . — Map (db m28444) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Martins Ferry — 12-7 — William Dean Howells / James Arlington Wright
Side A: William Dean Howells "The Dean of American Letters" Author, editor, and social critic William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was born in Martins Ferry, the son of an itinerant printer and publisher. Self-educated, Howells learned the . . . — Map (db m28477) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Morristown — 10-7 — Morristown
Platted in 1802 by John Zane and William Chapline along the old Wheeling Road. Morristown was named for Duncan Morrison, an early settler, innkeeper, and Justice of the Peace. Older than the state itself. Morristown prospered into the mid-1800s, . . . — Map (db m287) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Powhatan Point — George Washington
On his journey down the Ohio River, Wednesday, October 24, 1770 noted in his diary "at the mouth of it (Captina Creek) we came abt 3 o'clock in the afternoon, and finding nobody there, we agreed to camp." Camped on return trip November 14 just above . . . — Map (db m78500) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Powhatan Point — 13-7 — Powhatan Point
First surveyed in 1849, Powhatan Point was laid out by Franklin Knox. The "point" is the confluence of Captina Creek and the Ohio River. The small but thriving river and farming community served York Township and the rich Captina Valley as a . . . — Map (db m78499) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Powhatan Point — 6-7 — The Coal Industry at Powhatan Point / Powhatan Disaster, 1944
Side 1 The Coal Industry at Powhatan Point The Pittsburgh No. 8 coal seam, located 100 feet below river level at Powhatan Point, extends across much of eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and northern West Virginia. The Cleveland and . . . — Map (db m78501) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), St. Clairsville — Belmont County Revolutionary War Veterans
This memorial plaque was placed by the Zane's Trace Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in grateful memory of those buried in the soil of Belmont County who loved country more than life and served in the American Revolution - 1775 - . . . — Map (db m26739) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), St. Clairsville — Belmont County Veterans Memorial
This memorial erected by the people of Belmont County dedicated to the veterans of all wars — Map (db m26742) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), St. Clairsville — Benjamin Lundy Champion of Freedom
On January 4, 1816, the date of his 27th birthday, Benjamin Lundy invited several friends to his home in St. Clairsville to lay the groundwork for a national anti-slavery society. St. Clairsville served as an Underground Railroad headquarters, . . . — Map (db m76508) HM

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