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East Liberty in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site

Logan County, On Top of Ohio

 
 
Home of John Garwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
1. Home of John Garwood Marker
Inscription. [South Side of Marker]:
Home of John Garwood

In 1805 the John Garwood family of thirteen children located their home near this spot. Their activities here were responsible for the town of East Liberty. The village laid out 1834. Post Office renamed 1836.

[North Side of Marker]:
Garwoods Mill Site

East 50 yds., stood a mill built 1808 by John Garwood. During pioneer days this mill was the most important center in this part of Ohio. First Post Office established here was known as Garwood's Mills.
 
Erected by Logan County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 19.715′ N, 83° 34.783′ W. Marker is in East Liberty, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on South Main Street (County Route 152) 0.2 miles south of Found Road (Ohio Route 292), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Liberty OH 43319, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Liberty School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Darby Creek (approx. 1.5 miles away); Phebe Haines Sharp (approx. 1.9 miles away); Middleburg United Methodist Church Bellringers
Garwoods Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
2. Garwoods Mill Site Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Christopher Crary (approx. 3.7 miles away); Goshen Quaker Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Second Church/ First School (approx. 4.4 miles away); Pickrelltown Community Club (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in East Liberty.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
3. Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site Marker
View of historical marker looking north along South Main Street.
Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
4. Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site Marker
View of historical marker at its location across the street from the "East Liberty Elevator."
Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
5. Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site Marker
View looking south along South Main Street.
Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
6. Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site Marker
View of the probable site of the Garwood Mill, just beyond the historical marker to the left of the picture, near the tree line that marks the location of the mill stream.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,026 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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