Woodville in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
this area until
1817. They marked
forest trails by
trees to point the
way. The ancient
just west of
the bridge, bent
when young, points
to a shallow
crossing of the
Erected 1969 by Kiwanis.
Location. 41° 26.94′ N, 83° 22.036′ W. Marker is in Woodville, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker is on South Cherry Street south of Erie Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is located at "Trail Marker Park," two and a half blocks south of US 20, just before the South Cherry Street Bridge across the Portage River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 340 South Cherry Street, Woodville OH 43469, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodville “The Lime Center of the World” / Maumee and Western Reserve Turnpike (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milestones (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Milestones (approx. 2.8 miles away but has been reported missing); to Whittaker's Reserve / to Dudley's Massacre Pemberville Town Hall and Opera House (approx. 5.6 miles away); William Henry Harrison's Encampment (approx. 5.6 miles away); In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason (approx. 7.5 miles away); The Johlin Cabin (approx. 13.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Woodville.
1. Trail tree?
My mother passed onto us an article about Indian trail trees in Southern Ontario. She copied the article because the trail tree looks similar to a large oak at the foot of our driveway here in New York State. We live very close to 18 Mile Creek and the tree “points” in that direction.
— Submitted October 18, 2011, by Mary Opiela of Eden, New York.
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 •
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