Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Created June 20, 1835
—Named for Governor Robert Lucas —
in grateful appreciation this marker is erected by
Peter Navarre Chapter and the Ohio Society, 1947-49
under the auspices of the
National Society United States Daughters of 1812
State of Ohio
Erected 1950 by Peter Navarre Chapter and the Ohio Society, National Society United States Daughters of 1812, State of Ohio.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
Location. 41° 39.307′ N, 83° 32.234′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker can be reached from Adams Street east of North Michigan Street (Ohio Route 25), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted at eye-level, directly on the right-hand pillar at the main front (south)
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Savings Stamps (here, next to this marker); William McKinley Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Lucas County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Toledo’s Canals (about 300 feet away); Toledo (about 600 feet away); Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Blade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
More about this marker. This marker is included in the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
Regarding Lucas County. National Register of Historic Places in (1973)
Also see . . .
1. Robert Lucas. In addition to his military service, Lucas also became involved in state politics. Prior to the War of 1812, he had served one term in the Ohio House of Representatives. In 1814, he was elected to the (Submitted on August 22, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. The United States nearly went to war over Louisiana. Under a 1795 treaty with Spain, U.S. merchants and farmers could send their goods down the Mississippi River and store them in New Orleans without paying export duties. For many Americans, this so-called right of deposit was important enough that talk of war began proliferating when it was revoked in October 1802. (Submitted on August 22, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. The Toledo War: When Michigan and Ohio Nearly Came to Blows. The so-called “Toledo War” had its roots in the shortcomings of 18th century geography. In 1787, Congress drafted the Northwest Ordinance, which stipulated that 260,000 square miles of territory surrounding the Great Lakes would eventually (Submitted on August 22, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions • War of 1812 •
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