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Garrettsville in Portage County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Commemorating the 120th Anniversary

1804 1924

 
 
Commemorating the 120th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 18, 2018
1. Commemorating the 120th Anniversary Marker
Inscription.  Commemorating the 120th anniversary of the arrival of John Garrett and Abraham Dyson and families, first settlers among the Wyandot Indians.

1804 - Silver Creek received its name
1805 - First grist mill and saw mill erected
1874 - Village incorporated
1886 - Saloons abolished

The best blood of New England came to this part of the Western Reserve, in later generations to furnish many defenders of the nation, as well as foremost leaders in religion, education, philanthropy and art.
 
Erected 1924.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1804.
 
Location. 41° 17.127′ N, 81° 5.818′ W. Marker is in Garrettsville, Ohio, in Portage County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling south on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garrettsville OH 44231, 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. Garrettsville, Ohio (a few steps from this marker); Maple Industry in Garrettsville, Ohio
Commemorating the 120th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 18, 2018
2. Commemorating the 120th Anniversary Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Hart Crane American Poet (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Creepy" Karpis and The Last Great Train Heist (approx. 0.3 miles away); History of Koritansky Hall (approx. 2.9 miles away); James A. Garfield (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hiram College (approx. 3 miles away); The Underground Railroad/Escaping Slavery In Eastern Ohio (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Garrettsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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