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Bucyrus in Crawford County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Crawford County

1826 - 1976

 
 
Crawford County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
1. Crawford County Marker
Inscription.
Legend
1. Col. Crawford's Retreat
2. Col. Crawford's March
3. Native Plains Area
4. Seccaium Indian Village
5. Indian Village
6. Knisley Springs Resort
7. Courthouse Yard

 
Erected 1976 by Crawford County Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 40° 48.525′ N, 82° 58.466′ W. Marker is in Bucyrus, Ohio, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Mansfield Street and North Walnut Street (Ohio Route 100), on the left when traveling east on East Mansfield Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bucyrus OH 44820, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin (within shouting distance of this marker); Seccaium (approx. 4.9 miles away); Olentangy Battle (approx. 4.9 miles away); Knisley Springs Farm (approx. 7.7 miles away); Remembering Our Veterans of Early Wars (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Sandusky Plains (approx. 8.3 miles away); To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford (approx. 10.1 miles away); U.S.S. Constitution Cannon (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bucyrus.
 
More about this marker.
Crawford County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
2. Crawford County Marker
View of the historical marker affixed to a rock in the southeast corner of the county courthouse grounds.
This historical marker is located just off the southeast corner of the Crawford County Courthouse, in downtown Bucyrus. It is worth noting that Crawford County is named after Colonel William Crawford whose 1782 military expedition against the Sandusky Valley Indians is featured on this historical marker. It is also noteworthy that the Crawford County Courthouse has a statue of its namesake built right into the design of the courthouse structure.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Crawford County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
3. Crawford County Courthouse
View of the Crawford County Courthouse and the historical marker which is affixed to a large rock resting at the base of the tree in the far right of this picture.
Crawford County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
4. Crawford County Courthouse
A closer view of the front of the county courthouse, including a closer view of the statue of Crawford, situated into the design of the building, just to the left of the front doors
Crawford County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
5. Crawford County Courthouse
A close up view of the statue of Colonel William Crawford that is part of the Crawford County Courthouse.
 
 
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