Near Peebles in Adams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1977 by Adams County Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 15, 1863.
Location. 38° 58.215′ N, 83° 23.651′ W. Marker is near Peebles, Ohio, in Adams County. It is in . Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Route 41 and Adkins Rd, on the right when traveling north on State Route Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28136 State Rte 41, Peebles OH 45660, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Locust Grove (approx. 1½ miles away); Cairn of Peace (approx. 1.6 miles away); Serpent Mound (approx. 3.6 miles away); Burial Mound (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Burial Mound (approx. 4.2 miles away); Welcome To Serpent Mound (approx. 4.2 miles away); What Is An Effigy Mound? (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Serpent In American Indian Traditions (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peebles.
Regarding Wickerham Inn. The Wickerham Inn is the oldest brick building in Adams County and according to legend, is haunted. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Also see . . . Ohio History Connection - The Wickerham Inn. (Submitted on September 9, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.