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

Milestones

 
 
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2009
1. Milestones Marker
Inscription.
Along this line stand the old
Milestones
of the Maumee & Western
Reserve Turnpike between
Lower Sandusky now Fremont....L S
and
Perrysburg........P
The Turnpike built 1824-27,
is now Route 20 between
Bellevue & Perrysburg, Ohio


 
Erected 1966 by The Sandusky County Historical Society.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 41° 25.957′ N, 83° 19.098′ W. Marker was near Woodville, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker was at the intersection of West US 20 (U.S. 20) and Magsig Road (County Route 56), on the right when traveling west on West US 20. Click for map. What is left of this historical marker is located about 2.8 miles east of downtown Woodville, Ohio, on the north side of US 20, opposite of where State Route 300 ends at US 20, along the route of the old Maumee Western Reserve Turnpike. Marker was at or near this postal address: 5096 West US 20, Woodville OH 43469, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Milestones (approx. 2.6 miles away); Woodville “The Lime Center of the World” / Maumee and Western Reserve Turnpike
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2009
2. Milestones Marker
View of historical marker in the right foreground, with a view of US 20 at the intersection of State Route 300 in the background.
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Trail Tree (approx. 2.8 miles away); to Whittaker's Reserve / to Dudley's Massacre (approx. 6.8 miles away but has been reported missing); William Henry Harrison's Encampment (approx. 7.5 miles away); Pemberville Town Hall and Opera House (approx. 7.6 miles away); In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason (approx. 9.4 miles away); Ballís Battlefield (approx. 11.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Woodville.
 
More about this marker. There are two sets of photographs posted on this page. The first set of photos were taken on April 8, 2009 when the marker was still standing. The second set of photos were taken on May 7, 2010, showing what is left of the historical marker after it had been knocked over and it's support stand destroyed.
 
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Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
3. Milestones Marker
View of historical marker, in its current state, with it's support stand destroyed.
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
4. Milestones Marker
Another view of this historical marker, in its current state, with it's support stand destroyed.
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
5. Milestones Marker
View of destroyed historical marker looking east along the current US 20, and along the former route of the old Maumee Western Reserve Turnpike.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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