Elyria in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Founding of Elyria
Following his father’s advice, Heman proceeded to “make the wilderness blossom as the rose” as the town expanded to the west along Broad Street. By 1824, Heman had named and secured the location of Lorain County
Erected 2017 by City of Elyria, Elyria Bicentennial Committee, the Lorain County Historical Society, the Kaplan Family Foundation, and Spitzer Management. Dedicated on March 18.
Location. 41° 22.071′ N, 82° 6′ W. Marker is in Elyria, Ohio, in Lorain County. Marker is at the intersection of East Bridge Street and Broad Street, on the right when traveling north on East Bridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 E Bridge St, Elyria OH 44035, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Easter Seal Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monteith Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Soldier’s Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elyria War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edgar F. “Daddy” Allen (approx. half a mile away); Tragedy at 5th Street and Middle Avenue (approx. half a mile away); King Solomon Lodge No. 56 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lorain County Community College (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elyria.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4. submitted on December 31, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.