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Oberlin in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Welcome to Oberlin Heritage Center

Morgan Street Bridge Railing

 
 
Morgan Street Bridge Railing Tablet image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 24, 2019
1. Morgan Street Bridge Railing Tablet
Inscription.  This fence is made from railings that graced the Morgan Street Bridge from circa 1880 to 2008. Oberlin Heritage Center volunteers devoted many hours to salvage, repair and installed them here for all to enjoy.
 
Erected 2009 by Oberlin Heritage Center. Dedicated May 15, 2009.
 
Location. 41° 17.372′ N, 82° 13.199′ W. Marker is in Oberlin, Ohio, in Lorain County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oberlin OH 44074, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles M. Hall and Frank M. Jewett (within shouting distance of this marker); Oberlin College and Community / Abolitionism in Oberlin (within shouting distance of this marker); Willard Van Orman Quine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Downtown Oberlin Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oberlin and the Underground Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Antoinette Brown Blackwell and First Church in Oberlin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Westwood Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Burrell-King House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oberlin.
 
Categories.
Welcome to Oberlin Heritage Center Tablet image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 24, 2019
2. Welcome to Oberlin Heritage Center Tablet
This is bolted to the other tablet that is shown in Photo 1 and faces away from the property.
Bridges & Viaducts
 
Morgan Street Bridge Railing and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 24, 2019
3. Morgan Street Bridge Railing and Marker
Oberlin Heritage Center and the Morgan Street Bridge Railing image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 24, 2019
4. Oberlin Heritage Center and the Morgan Street Bridge Railing
The Oberlin Heritage Center is located at the Jewett House, 78 S Professor St. It is the red brick house you see in this photograph. Built in 1884, it has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a City of Oberlin Historic Landmark.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 8, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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