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Chatfield in Crawford County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Village of Chatfield

 
 
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Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2018
1. Village of Chatfield Marker
Inscription.  For centuries this area was used by Indian tribes as a hunting ground. Vast swamp forests of elm, ash, beech, pin oak, and maple lay on all sides. To the east, a large cranberry bog was covered by water nost of the year. Indian hunting camps on the headwaters of Sycamore Creek were the scene of plentiful harvests both of game and cranberries. These wetlands produced abundant game after most sections of the county were settled and farmed. Today, extensive drainage has changed the area into productive farland.
 
Erected 1976 by Crawford County Historical Foundation, Inc. and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
 
Location. 40° 57.134′ N, 82° 56.574′ W. Marker is in Chatfield, Ohio, in Crawford County. Marker is on Sandusky
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Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2018
2. Village of Chatfield Marker
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Avenue (Ohio Route 4) 0.2 miles north of Chatfield Center (Ohio Route 103), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6853 Sandusky Ave, Chatfield OH 44825, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brokensword Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Village of New Washington / The New Washington Band (approx. 4.7 miles away); New Washington (approx. 5.2 miles away); Remembering Our Veterans of Early Wars (approx. 6˝ miles away); A Nurse’s Sacrifice in the Great War (approx. 8˝ miles away); John Edward Hopley (approx. 9.7 miles away); Sandusky Avenue Bridge (approx. 9.8 miles away); Bucyrus Historic Site (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Village of Chatfield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2018
3. Village of Chatfield Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Sep. 24, 2022