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

Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923)

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

 
 
Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 10, 2015
1. Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Marker
Inscription. Earl Sloan's accumulation of a fortune from the formulation and sale of "Sloan's Liniment" resulted in the creation of a living legacy. To "honor the place of his nativity" Dr. Earl Sloan donated funds to build the Sloan Library for the people of Zanesfield. With a wish to teach boys and girls "trades, mechanical and domestic science," he also provided for the establishment of the Sloan Industrial School. Dr. Sloan's vision for the future continues to aid and inspire young people today as they benefit from educational opportunities made possible through his generosity.
 
Erected 1991 by The Sloan Trust and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-46.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 20.001′ N, 83° 40.28′ W. Marker is near Zanesfield, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on County Route 153 east of Sandusky Street (County Route 5S), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This marker is located a short distance southeast of the town of Zanesfield, on the grounds of the Zanesfield Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Zanesfield OH 43360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 10, 2015
2. Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Marker
A distant view of the marker, looking west, along County Road 153.
within walking distance of this marker. Hicksite Quaker Church (a few steps from this marker); Zanesfield Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Simon Kenton / Historical Home Site (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Fort Wapatomica (approx. 0.4 miles away); Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of Isaac Zane (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gen. Simon Kenton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Zanesfield (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Zanesfield.
 
Regarding Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923). The subject of this marker, Earl S. Sloan, is buried in the cemetery where this marker is located. His grave is located near the southeast corner of the cemetery grounds and a picture of his tombstone has been included in this submission to the Historical Marker Database.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 10, 2015
3. Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Marker
View of the maker, with a view of the Zanesfield Cemetery in the background.
Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Gravestone. image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 10, 2015
4. Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Gravestone.
View of the gravestone of Earl S. Sloan.
Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Gravestone. image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 10, 2015
5. Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) Gravestone.
A distant view of the gravestone of Earl S. Sloan, located in the southeast corner of the Zanesfield Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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