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Fremont in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sandusky County Fairgrounds

Site of camps during the Pontiac Conspiracy

 

—Ohio Historical Marker —

 
Sandusky County Fairgrounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2009
1. Sandusky County Fairgrounds Marker
Inscription. Here Bradstreet's British expedition camped in 1764. Also farthest point west reached by colonial forces under command of Col. Israel Putnam. These grounds purchased in 1870 by the Sandusky County Agricultural Society.
 
Erected 1976 by Col. George Croghan Chapter DAR, The Sandusky County Historical Society, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-72.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 21.492′ N, 83° 7.066′ W. Marker is in Fremont, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker is at the intersection of Haynes Street and Rawson Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Haynes Street. Click for map. Although this historical marker is very near the intersection of Haynes Street and Rawson Avenue, it is situated within the enclosed property of the Sandusky County Fairgrounds. To truly see this historical marker one must enter the fairgrounds at either the Rawson Avenue main gate entrance or the North Street entrance and then proceed to the southwest corner of the fairgrounds property. Marker is in this post office area: Fremont OH 43420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Sandusky County Fairgrounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2009
2. Sandusky County Fairgrounds Marker
View looking northeast of historic marker in the right foreground and the Sandusky County Fairgrounds in the background, with the fairground race track in the distant background.
walking distance of this marker. Brady's Island (approx. half a mile away); Indian Gantlet and Race Course (approx. 0.8 miles away); Near This Spot (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fremont (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Fremont (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Betsy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Soldier's Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Stephenson (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fremont.
 
Categories. AgricultureMilitaryNative AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Sandusky County Fairgrounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2009
3. Sandusky County Fairgrounds Marker
View looking northwest of historic marker in the right foreground and fairground outbuildings (including log cabins) in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 758 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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