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Russells Point in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Orchard Island Post Office

 
 
Orchard Island Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
1. Orchard Island Post Office Marker
Inscription.  (Circa July 29, 1912 to November 15, 1926)
Postmistress Ruby Tarr
This building was the first to serve the southern Indian Lake Postal Region. With the will and determination of Mrs. Isabelle Wicker Pusey and the Indian Lake Historical Society, it was refurbished and moved to this location, a 1 acre site leased from ODNR, on July 29, 2004, on the 92nd anniversary of its first day of service.
 
Erected 2004 by Indian Lake Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series list.
 
Location. 40° 28.947′ N, 83° 53.119′ W. Marker is in Russells Point, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on Forest Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker and building are down a public stone drive on the left just after crossing a small bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Russells Point OH 43348, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Lady of Fatima Statue Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rainbow Division Veterans Memorial
Stone drive used to access the marker site. Open to the public. image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Stone drive used to access the marker site. Open to the public.
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Sandy Beach Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Boats of Indian Lake (approx. 0.8 miles away); Native Americans (approx. 0.8 miles away); Our Lady of Fatima (approx. 0.8 miles away); Sandy Beach and the Big Band Era (approx. 0.8 miles away); Interurban Transportation (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russells Point.
 
Orchard Island Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
3. Orchard Island Post Office Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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