Lima in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
James Daniel's Cabin
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 townsite and the name “Lima” was selected at a meeting held here in 1831.
Erected 1954 by Ghaster Properties Inc.
Location. 40° 44.417′ N, 84° 5.733′ W. Marker is in Lima, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street/Bellefontaine Avenue and the Ottawa River, on the left when traveling east on Market Street/Bellefontaine Avenue. Click for map. Marker is on the south grounds of Lima Senior High School. Marker is in this post office area: Lima OH 45801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Faurot Oil Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic House (approx. 0.4 miles away); NKP Caboose No. 1091 (approx. 0.4 miles away); D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); NKP Berkshire Locomotive No. 779 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lima Locomotive Works The Interurban Era (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site Of Lima's First Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lima.
Also see . . . History of Lima. (Submitted on April 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 939 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.