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Alger in Hardin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Jacob Parrott

First Congressional Medal of Honor

 

— Great Locomotive Chase —

 
Jacob Parrott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 12, 2018
1. Jacob Parrott Marker
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Inscription.  Jacob Parrott (Civil War)
First Recipient
Congressional Medal of Honor
Resident of Hardin County
Husband of
Sarah (Lawrence) Parrott
of Alger
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 40° 42.374′ N, 83° 50.641′ W. Marker is in Alger, Ohio, in Hardin County. Memorial is at the intersection of Lee Street (Ohio Route 235) and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Lee Street. marker is part of the Alger Marion Township Veterans Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Main Street, Alger OH 45812, 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. Alger Marion Township Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Village of McGuffey / Great 1934 Onion Strike (approx. 3.2 miles away); Scioto Marsh (approx. 3.8 miles away); USS Texas (CGN 39) (approx. 4
Jacob Parrott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 12, 2018
2. Jacob Parrott Marker
full view of marker
miles away); Harrod Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 4 miles away); 1905 Shay Engine (approx. 4.1 miles away); Workman's Crew Caboose (approx. 4.1 miles away); Ohio Northern University (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Congressional Medal of Honor Great Locomotive Chase
 
Jacob Parrott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 12, 2018
3. Jacob Parrott Marker
marker, as seen from the corner of Main and Lee Streets
Jacob Parrott image. Click for full size.
4. Jacob Parrott
Jacob Parrott
the Locomotive "General" image. Click for full size.
June 12, 2018
5. the Locomotive "General"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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