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Zanesfield in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Zanesfield

Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail

 
 
Zanesfield Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, June 4, 2009
1. Zanesfield Marker
View of the south side of the historic marker.
Inscription.
[South side of marker]:
Zanesfield

Once a Wyandot village and
home of Chief Tarhe, whose
daughter, Myeerah, Isaac Zane
married here about 1776, and thus
established the home of the first
white man in Logan County.




[North side of marker]:
Zanesfield

Site of three blockhouses; Robert
Robitaille trading post built in
1793; the English fort destroyed
by Colonel Logan in 1786; and the
graves of Isaac Zane and his wife,
Myeerah, daughter of Chief Tarhe.

 
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C362.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 20.27′ N, 83° 40.627′ W. Marker is in Zanesfield, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on Sandusky Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is located in the heart of the historic village of Zanesfield, in the front yard of the Sloan's Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2817 Sandusky Street, Zanesfield OH 43360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Zanesfield Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, June 4, 2009
2. Zanesfield Marker
View of the north side of the historic marker.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Helen Wonders Blue Memorial Park (about 400 feet away); Ebenezer Zane Cabin (about 500 feet away); In Memory of Isaac Zane (about 500 feet away); Gen. Simon Kenton (about 500 feet away); Jefferson Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Myeerah Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Logan County (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Zanesfield.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker was part of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail series which was put in place in 1930 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Ohio's Revolutionary War era Battle of Piqua, by the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail System. A description of the Revolutionary Memorial Trail System developed by the state of Ohio in 1929 - 1930. (Submitted on January 17, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Cartographic Map of the (Western) Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail, 1930. This is a link to information provided by the Midpointe Library System. Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Ohio (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. 1931 'Biennium Report of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission'
Zanesfield Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, June 4, 2009
3. Zanesfield Marker
View of this historical marker situated in front of Zanesfield's Sloan's Library.
. This is a link to information provided by the Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission's website, regarding the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission's military trails system and trail markers. (Submitted on March 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Zanesfield Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
4. Zanesfield Marker
View from the historical marker looking south along Sandusky Street towards downtown Zanesfield and the Zane - Kenton Memorial.
Zanesfield Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
5. Zanesfield Marker
Another view of the historical marker and the Sloan's Library.
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map Photo, Click for full size
Image courtesy of the MidPointe Library System (www.MidPointeLibrary.org)
6. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map
A view of an original Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map, from 1930. For a better view double click on this picture.
 
 
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