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

John Edward Hopley

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 15, 2019
1. John Edward Hopley Marker
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Inscription.  This monument, erected by lodge members and friends, is affectionately dedicated to the memory of John Edward Hopley, 1850 - 1927, pioneer in Lincoln Highway development. First state consul for Ohio of the Lincoln Highway Association. In 1887 he founded the Bucyrus Evening Telegraph of which he was editor and manager for many years. United States Consul at Southampton, England, appointed by President William McKinley and promoted to consul of Montevideo, Uruguay, by President Theodore Roosevelt.
 
Erected 1929 by Lodge Members and Friends.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt, and the Lincoln Highway 🛣️ series lists.
 
Location. 40° 48.718′ N, 82° 57.326′ W. Marker is in Bucyrus, Ohio, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Mansfield Street (U.S. 30) and Penn Avenue, on the right
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 15, 2019
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when traveling west on East Mansfield Street. marker is on the grounds of the Golf Club of Bucyrus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1521 E Mansfield Street, Bucyrus OH 44820, 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. McGraw House (approx. one mile away); Crawford County (approx. one mile away); First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin (approx. one mile away); Great American Crossroads Mural (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bucyrus Historic Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Underground Railroad in Crawford County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Our Unknown Dead (approx. 1.7 miles away); Seccaium (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bucyrus.
 
Additional keywords. Lincoln Highway
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 15, 2019
3. John Edward Hopley Marker
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 15, 2019
4. John Edward Hopley Marker
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5. John E. Hopley, Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   5. submitted on June 19, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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