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Mentor in Lake County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Marsh Settlement

 
 
Marsh Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
1. Marsh Settlement Marker
Inscription.
The first settlement in this county was made near this site in 1797 and was known as Marsh Settlement. The early residents were: Jesse Phelps, Hosmer Merry and the families of Jared Ward, Moses Parks, Charles Parker and Ebenezer Merry.

For several years Ebenezer Merry's cabin was the voting place for Painesville Township which included Kirtland, Mentor, Concord, Leroy, Perry, Painesville, Chardon, Hambden and Mountville.
 
Erected by Lake County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 43.545′ N, 81° 20.332′ W. Marker is in Mentor, Ohio, in Lake County. Click for map. Marker is near the entrance to the Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve and Marina. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8365 Harbor Drive, Mentor OH 44060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mentor Lagoons (here, next to this marker); Mentor Lagoons Water Trail (here, next to this marker); Mentor Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fairport Harbor Lighthouse (approx. 3.8 miles away); La Salle Expedition (approx. 3.9 miles away); Rose Capital of the Nation
Marsh Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
2. Marsh Settlement Marker
(approx. 4 miles away); Railroad Connection (approx. 4.2 miles away); Garfield's Farm (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mentor.
 
Also see . . .  Mentor Timeline. (Submitted on November 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 383 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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