“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Cadiz in Harrison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Cadiz, Ohio

The Proudest Small Town in America

Cadiz, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
1. Cadiz, Ohio Marker
Inscription. By producing many men of national prominence, more than any other community of similar size, Cadiz stands as a testament to the value of small town life to America.
  Bob Burns, deeply grateful for his small town youth in Van Buren, Arkansas, sought out towns that have fathered successful men. He found many, but leading them was Cadiz.   To honor Cadiz and the small towns that contributed so much to American life, the Arkansas traveler presents this plaque.
  Born in and near or living at Cadiz were:

General George A. Custer - soldier
Mary Jobe Akeley - educator
John A. Bingham - statesman
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Percy Hammond - critic
W. H. Holmes - archaeologist
Clark Gable - actor
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Bishop Matthew Simpson - clergyman
Hynn Harold Hough - clergyman
Edwin M. Stanton - statesman
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General Thomas M. Vincent - soldier

Erected 1938.
Location. 40° 16.387′ N, 80° 59.892′ W. Marker is in Cadiz, Ohio, in Harrison County. Marker is on U.S. 250 0 miles west of Ohio Route 9, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 149 West Market Street, Cadiz OH 43907, United States of America.
Other nearby markers.
Cadiz, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
2. Cadiz, Ohio Marker
Marker stands in front of the Harrison County Courthouse, just to the right of the front sidewalk.
At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bishop Matthew Simpson (about 300 feet away); Clark Gable (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cadiz G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); M101A1 105mm Towed Howitzers (approx. 5.8 miles away); New Athens, Ohio (approx. 5.9 miles away); Franklin College / Cornerstone of Civil Rights (approx. 5.9 miles away); Historic Hopedale / Clark Gable, "The King of Hollywood" (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cadiz.
Categories. Notable Persons
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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