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Hocking County Ohio – Historical Markers

Haydenville Historic District Marker (Side B) image, Click for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., June 1, 2009
Haydenville Historic District Marker (Side B)
Ohio (Hocking County), Haydenville — 4-37 — Historic Haydenville / Haydenville Historic District
Side A: Historic Haydenville Originally known as Hocking Furnace, Haydenville was founded by and named for Columbus industrialist Peter Hayden (1806-1888), who energetically developed the coal, iron, sandstone, and fire clay deposits . . . — Map (db m20351) HM
Ohio (Hocking County), Hocking Hills State Park — Devil’s Bathtub
As the water works its way down through Old Man’s Cave Gorge, one of the first unusual areas that it encounters here at Devil’s Bathtub. This is an area in the sandstone that has been cemented together more tightly than the other nearby rock layers. . . . — Map (db m2431) HM
Ohio (Hocking County), Hocking Hills State Park — 5-37 — Old Man’s CaveA Feature of Ohio’s Geology
This recess cave was named for the “old man” Richard Rowe, a recluse who made the cave his home in the 1800’s and is a part of the scenic Hocking Hills State Park. Hocking comes from the Wyandot Indian word “hockhocking,” . . . — Map (db m2513) HM
Ohio (Hocking County), Logan — Falls Mill Bridge

The previous bridge at this location was a 250 foot long, steel Pennsylvania truss. It was originally built in 1914 by the Pennsylvania Bridge Company and located in Hamilton County. In 1956 it was moved for reuse at this location to carry . . . — Map (db m96062) HM

Ohio (Hocking County), Logan — Hocking County Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Boys in Blue of Hocking County 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m19058) HM
Ohio (Hocking County), Logan — Hocking County Desert Storm Memorial
In honor of the men and women of Hocking County who served in Operation Desert Storm January 16, 1991 — Map (db m19111) WM
Ohio (Hocking County), Logan — Hocking County Iraqi Freedom Memorial
In honor of all military personnel who have served in or supported Operation Iraqi Freedom — Map (db m19114) WM
Ohio (Hocking County), Logan — Hocking County Korean War Memorial
In memory of those that served Jack E Angel Gerald P Keck Lawrence A Smith Kenneth L Strickland You Are Not Forgotten — Map (db m19115) WM
Ohio (Hocking County), Logan — Hocking County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
This memorial stands as a symbol of recognition, honoring those who served the United States in Vietnam. — Map (db m19112) HM
Ohio (Hocking County), Logan — 6-37 — Tessa Sweazy WebbFounder of Ohio Poetry Day
Born in 1886 on a farm near Logan, Tessa Sweazy Webb was a teacher at the Hocking County Children’s Home where she began writing poetry. By 1924 she had become well known across the state and nation for her published works. Under Webb’s successful . . . — Map (db m11550) HM
Ohio (Hocking County), Logan — 1-37 — Thomas WorthingtonFounder of Logan
Worthington (1773–1827), land developer as well as statesman, laid out the village of Logan, beginning on June 27, 1816, while he was Governor of Ohio. This lot was set aside by him to be used as a public market place. Worthington became a . . . — Map (db m9624) HM
Ohio (Hocking County), Rockbridge — 2-37 — Lock No. 12 The Sheep Pen Lock
Side A: The twelfth lock on the Hocking Canal, the Sheep Pen lock, underscores Southeast Ohioans' efforts to open their region to the world during the mid-nineteenth century. Built as a guard lock, it was intended to permit slackwater . . . — Map (db m20369) HM
Ohio (Hocking County), South Bloomingville — 3-37 — Salt and Hunting Trails
Modern roads often have their precedents in much older thoroughfares. Two ancient paths once converged near this point. As late as the 1700s, the Salt Trail guided Native Americans from the upper Scioto Valley plains past Cantwell Cliffs, Cedar . . . — Map (db m24765) HM

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