Avon Lake in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Peter J. Miller House / Adam Miller & Family
Peter J. Miller's father, Adam Miller was of the first non-Native permanent settlers in what is now the City of Avon Lake. Immigrants from New York, Adam and Anna Teamount Miller settled in Avon Township in 1819. The couple had 10 children. The oldest known child was Alexis Miller and the youngest was Peter. A story in the 1844 edition of William McGuffey’s Second Reader is believed to be about an incident from Peter’s life. The story relates how as he walked home through a swamp, a bear chased Peter
Erected 2010 by Peter Miller House Museum Board of Trustees and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 28-47.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 30.128′ N, 82° 3.589′ W. Marker is in Avon Lake, Ohio, in Lorain County. Marker is on Lake Road (U.S. 6) east of Miller Road, on the left when traveling east. It is in Miller Road Park, facing Lake Road to the east of the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avon Lake OH 44012, 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. 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (approx. half a mile away); Jay Terrell and his "Terrible Fish" (approx. 1.6 miles away); Norton S. Townshend, M.D. (approx. 3.7 miles away); Timeline of Dr. Norton S. Townshend (approx. 3.7 miles away); Burrell Homestead (approx. 4 miles away); Dover Lake Shore Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Theodore Elijah Burton / Dover Farm (approx. 5.7 miles away); Lorain County Community College (approx. 6.2 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 5, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.