Wapakoneta in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected by Ohio Historical Society, Ohio Department of Transportation, and Ohio Bicentennial Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
Location. 40° 33.456′ N, 84° 11.61′ W. Marker is in Wapakoneta, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker is on Willipie Street (Ohio Route 198) 0.1 miles north of US 33, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wapakoneta OH 45895, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wapakoneta All Wars Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Neil Armstrong's Boyhood Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dudley Nichols (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dayton and Michigan Railroad (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wapakoneta Heritage ParkwayThe Shannon Stock Company (approx. 0.9 miles away); F5D Skylancer (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wapakoneta.
Regarding Wapakoneta (Wapaughkonnetta). Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon (July 20, 1969), was born on 5 August 1930 on his grandparents' farm near Wapakoneta, Ohio.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,078 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.