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West Union in Adams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Adams County Heritage Center

 
 
Adams County Heritage Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
1. Adams County Heritage Center Marker
Inscription.  This structure erected 1835 as Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Congregation organized in 1812. Many members active participants in Underground Railroad. Church closed 1894. Oscar C. Roebuck operated mortuary here 1909 ’till 1936. Then used for offices to 1946. 1947–1957 owned by county and used as apartments for veterans. Then acquired by Walter J. Harris, Jr. Post of VFW for meeting hall and apartments. Purchased in 1982 by Adams County Historical Society. Extensively renovated and opened in 1991 as museum and genealogical library jointly operated by Adams County Historical Society and Adams County Genealogical Society.
 
Erected 1995.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 38° 47.841′ N, 83° 32.817′ W. Marker is in West Union, Ohio, in Adams County. Marker is on North Chery Street west of North Cross Street (Ohio Route 247), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Union OH 45693, 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. West Union Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church / Reverend John Graham
Adams County Heritage Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
2. Adams County Heritage Center Marker
(here, next to this marker); Cowboy Copas / The Oklahoma Cowboy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bradford Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer County Seat / Camp Hamer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lafferty Funeral Collection (approx. 0.4 miles away); Zane Trace (approx. 4.8 miles away); Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Society (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Union.
 
Regarding Adams County Heritage Center. The Heritage Center is open Thursdays and Saturdays from noon until four.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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