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Wadsworth in Medina County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

General Elijah Wadsworth

 
 
General Elijah Wadsworth Memorial image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
1. General Elijah Wadsworth Memorial
Inscription.  
We honor General Elijah Wadsworth, veteran of the American Revolution and the War of 1812; owner of Tract One, Wadsworth Township.
 
Erected 2008 by Service Clubs of Wadsworth: Lions International, Kiwanis International, Rotary International; on July 4th.
 
Location. 41° 1.624′ N, 81° 43.772′ W. Marker is in Wadsworth, Ohio, in Medina County. Memorial is on High Street north of Maple Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 161 High St, Wadsworth OH 44281, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnson House Museum / Carriage Factory (a few steps from this marker); “Skypark” (approx. 3.6 miles away); Birth of Skypark (approx. 3.6 miles away); Veterans, Members, and Friends of Sky Park (approx. 3.6 miles away); Johnson’s Corners (approx. 5 miles away); Slovenian Independent Society Home (approx. 5.7 miles away); PPG Industries in Barbeton (approx. 6 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
General Elijah Wadsworth Memorial image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
2. General Elijah Wadsworth Memorial
The yellow house is the Johnson House Museum and its historical marker is in the distance on the left.
 Wikipedia Entry. “He was a part owner of lands of the ‘Connecticut Western Reserve’ in Ohio, he being a member of the Connecticut Land Company. He moved to Ohio in 1799 to survey his lands and lived at the village of Warren, Ohio for some time. He moved to a portion of his properties at Canfield, Ohio in October 1802 and made his permanent home there. He owned the largest share of the lands that became Medina County, Ohio. Though he never lived there, the city of Wadsworth, Ohio was named in his honor.” (Submitted on May 19, 2019.) 
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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