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Rowsburg in Ashland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Rowsburg

Founded Apr. 15, 1835

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2019
1. Rowsburg Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot in Sept. 1861 James Garfield, who later became 20th President of the Nation, recruited 50 members of Co. C for his regiment, the 42nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, for Civil War service.
 
Erected 1936.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #20 James A. Garfield series list.
 
Location. 40° 51.501′ N, 82° 9.536′ W. Marker is in Rowsburg, Ohio, in Ashland County. Memorial is on U.S. 250 0.2 miles west of County Road 175, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 199 US Highway 250, Polk OH 44866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historical Brick Section Of The LINCOLN HIGHWAY (approx. 0.4 miles away); Studebaker (approx. 3˝ miles away); Polk Veterans Monument (approx. 6.6 miles away); Ashland County Veterans Memorial Bridge (approx. 7˝ miles away); Hayesville
Rowsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2019
2. Rowsburg Marker
(approx. 8 miles away); Hayesville Town Hall and Opera House (approx. 8 miles away); PFC Terry L. Schaub (approx. 8 miles away); West Salem City Hall (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  42nd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry (1861-1865). (Submitted on August 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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