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Urbana in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern

 
 
This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 4, 2009
1. This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern Marker
Inscription. This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern, Headquarters of Gov. Meigs during the quartering of Gen. Hull's Army at Urbana in the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1912 by The Urbana Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 6.503′ N, 83° 45.164′ W. Marker is in Urbana, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 68) and Miami Street (U.S. 36), on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Click for map. This historical marker is a plaque, affixed at slightly above eye level, on the east side of a commercial building, situated on the northwest corner of the junction of US 68 (runs north to south) and US 36 (runs east to west). Marker is in this post office area: Urbana OH 43078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Champaign County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Simon Kenton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Champaign County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railway
This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 4, 2009
2. This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern Marker
View of this historical marker on the east side of a commercial building.
(about 500 feet away); Harmony Lodge No. 8 Free and Accepted Masons (about 600 feet away); Billy "Single" Clifford /Clifford Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mad River and Lake Erie Railroad (approx. mile away); War Council of 1812 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Urbana.
 
More about this marker. In the center of downtown Urbana, the intersection of US 68 (runs north to south) and US 36 (runs east to west) features a traffic circle around a centrally located statue. This historical marker is located on the eastern most building in the northwest corner of the intersection.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Hull's Road. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central, an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on August 13, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 4, 2009
3. This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern Marker
View of this historical marker as seen from across Main Street (US 68).
This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 4, 2009
4. This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern Marker
View of the site of this historical marker as seen from across the center of Urbana's traffic circle.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,321 times since then and 113 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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