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

Trading Post

 
 
Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, February 16, 2008
1. Trading Post Marker
Inscription. In 1807 a Trading Post with the Indians was established near this site by Nathan Pery, Jr. that resulted in the settlement of Lorain which in pioneer days was known as the Mouth of the Black River.
 
Erected 1926 by Nathan Perry Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 28.269′ N, 82° 10.62′ W. Marker is in Lorain, Ohio, in Lorain County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lakeside Avenue and Alabama Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. In the park next to the Black River. Marker is in this post office area: Lorain OH 44052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Founding of Lorain, Ohio (a few steps from this marker); The Lorain Tornado, 1924 (approx. mile away); Shipbuilding (approx. 0.4 miles away); Helen Steiner Rice (approx. 1.3 miles away); Burrell Homestead (approx. 3.9 miles away); Jay Terrell and his "Terrible Fish"
Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, February 11, 2008
2. Trading Post Marker
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Sandstone Center of the World (approx. 5.7 miles away); 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lorain.
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, February 11, 2008
3. Trading Post Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,023 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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