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

Galena

 
 
Galena Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 2, 2018
1. Galena Marker
Inscription. Founded by Gilbert Carpenter in 1809 between Big and Little Walnut Creeks for milling purposes
 
Erected by Ohio Historical Society, Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.911′ N, 82° 52.763′ W. Marker is in Galena, Ohio, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of West Columbus Street and N Walnut street on West Columbus Street. Touch for map. In front of the Coffee Vault - site of the Bank of Galena. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Columbus Street, Galena OH 43021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sunbury, Ohio / Sunbury Town Hall (approx. 2.1 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sunbury Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Major General William Starke Rosecrans / Glacial Erratics (approx. 2.2 miles away); McDannald Pioneer Homestead (approx. 3.7 miles away); Africa Community (approx. 4.9 miles away); Birthplace of Gen. Wm. S. Rosecrans (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Nearby markers on the green indicate the significance of Galena.
Galena Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 2, 2018
2. Galena Marker
In particular, the 10’ difference between the Big and Little Walnut Creek was useful for generating power for milling.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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