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Sandusky in Erie County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Oran Follett

 
 
Oran Follett Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 7, 2019
1. Oran Follett Marker
Inscription.  Residence of Oran Follett, 1798–1894. Editor – Railroad Official – Publisher Lincoln-Douglas Debates. A worthy Citizen.
 
Erected by the Erie County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 27.245′ N, 82° 42.487′ W. Marker is in Sandusky, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Wayne Street and East Adam Street, on the left when traveling south on Wayne Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 Wayne St, Sandusky OH 44870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sandusky (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sandusky’s First Congregation — 1818 (about 400 feet away); Grace Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); This Concretion (about 600 feet away); Kilbourne Plat (about 600 feet away); Knute Rockne Wedding (about 800 feet away); Erie County Jail / Sandusky Library (about 800 feet away); Jury of Erie County Women / Erie County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandusky.
 
Regarding Oran Follett. Sandusky
Follett House Museum and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 7, 2019
2. Follett House Museum and Marker
Library notes: “Oran Follett was involved in real estate ventures, and Republican politics, having met Abraham Lincoln and publishing the Lincoln-Douglas debates. Follett served as editor of the Ohio State Journal (Columbus newspaper), president of the Sandusky Board of Education, president of the Sandusky, Dayton, and Cincinnati Railroad, and superintendent of the Ohio Board of Public Works.”
 
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Oran Follett (1798–1894) image. Click for full size.
in the Follett Family Collection at the Ohio Memory Collection, circa 1875
3. Oran Follett (1798–1894)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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