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Near Huntsville in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cherokee

 
 
Cherokee Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Cherokee Marker
Inscription. (Front Side of Marker)

Location of the County's
most thriving early village.
Surveyed 1832, on lands of
Robt. Edminson, Dr. S.A. Morton
& Alex. Thompson. Following
the building of the N.Y.C.
Ry. & founding of Huntsville
1846, it began to decline.

(Reverse Side of Marker)

(Business Calendar, 1846.)
Two large hotels; four or
more stores; two wagon
makers; three blacksmith
shops; other business. Two
Presbyterian and a Method-
ist Churches; Publis School.
A relay Stage Station.

 
Erected by Logan County Historical Society.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 40° 26.273′ N, 83° 47.61′ W. Marker was near Huntsville, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker was at the intersection of Ohio Route 274 and County Route 39 on State Route 274. Click for map. According to the Logan County Historical Society's booklet on their historical markers the society placed this marker on the east edge of Huntsville at the junction of roads 39 and 274. Marker was in this post office area: Huntsville OH 43324, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this
Cherokee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 3, 2012
2. Cherokee Marker
View of the front side of the damaged historical marker which is currently being stored in the basement of the Logan County Museum, in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
location, measured as the crow flies. Huntsville, Ohio Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Solomon Town (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hull's Army in 1812 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Manary Blockhouse (approx. 2.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Ohio State Eagles Recreation Park (approx. 3 miles away); Manary House (approx. 3 miles away); Bickham Bridge - 1877 (approx. 3.5 miles away); Geneva College (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Additional comments.
1. Cherokee marker
On August 3, 2012, while visiting the Logan County Historical Museum in Bellefontaine, Ohio, I learned that the Cherokee marker is currently in storage in the basement of the Logan County Historical Museum, awaiting repairs and eventual remounting.
    — Submitted August 25, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

2. Cherokee
text makes reference to N.Y.C.Ry, which originally the Mad River and Lake Erie, 1846
    — Submitted December 14, 2012, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.

 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Cherokee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 3, 2012
3. Cherokee Marker
View of the reverse side of the damaged historical marker which is currently being stored in the basement of the Logan County Museum, in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
Cherokee Marker in place, probably early 1980's image. Click for full size.
from archives of Logan County Historical Society
4. Cherokee Marker in place, probably early 1980's
Cherokee Stage Stop image. Click for full size.
archives of Logan county Historical Society
5. Cherokee Stage Stop
the stage coach route followed "Hull's Trace", as did the eventual Mad River & Lake Erie Railway. The railroad swung further west and missed Cherokee.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on .   2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4, 5. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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