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Near Caledonia in Marion County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Owl Creek Trail

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2016
1. Owl Creek Trail Marker
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Inscription. This trail, also know as the Old war trace, connected Upper Sandusky and Mt. Vernon through Caledonia, Mt. Gilead, and Fredericktown. The route continued to Newcomertown by way of Owl Creek (Kokoshing River) and White Woman (Walhoning) River. The trail was used primarily by Wyandot and Delaware Indians in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries as well as early Ohio settlers.
 
Erected by Owl Creek Trail Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 40° 38.07′ N, 82° 57.593′ W. Marker is near Caledonia, Ohio, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Harding Highway (Ohio Route 309) and Caledonia-Climax Road (County Route 159), on the right when traveling east on Harding Highway. Click for map. Marker is opposite Caledonia Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2313 Caledonia-Climax Road, Caledonia OH 43314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boyhood Home of Warren G. Harding (approx. half a mile away); Claridon Prairie (approx. 3.8 miles away); Camp Marion, World War II Prisoners of War
Owl Creek Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2016
2. Owl Creek Trail Marker
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(approx. 5 miles away); The Marion Engineer Depot (approx. 5 miles away); Scioto Ordnance Plant Site (approx. 6 miles away); World War II Displacement (approx. 6.1 miles away); Ohio Central College (approx. 6.6 miles away); Cummins Home (approx. 9.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Caledonia.
 
Additional keywords. National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Owl Creek Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2016
3. Owl Creek Trail Marker
marker as seen from the cemetery, looking to the southwest corner of the "Tee" with St Rt 309, (Old 30 South)"Lincoln Highway"
Owl Creek Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2016
4. Owl Creek Trail Marker
seal of the Colonial Dames XVII Century
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016.
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