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Mansfield in Richland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mansfield Blockhouse

United States Daughters of 1812

 
 
Mansfield Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 28, 2016
1. Mansfield Blockhouse Marker
Inscription.  
Built for protection
of settlers during the
War of 1812

 
Erected 2010 by Ohio Society U.S. Daughters of 1812.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list.
 
Location. 40° 45.376′ N, 82° 32.495′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Ohio, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Brinkerhoff Avenue 0.2 miles south of Park Avenue West (State Route 430), on the right when traveling south. Marker is located on the north (front) side of the blockhouse, in Mansfield's South Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Brinkerhoff Avenue, Mansfield OH 44906, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mansfield's War of 1812 Blockhouse (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Cannons (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sultana Disaster (within shouting distance of this marker); John Chapman
Mansfield Blockhouse image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 28, 2016
2. Mansfield Blockhouse
(marker visible in foreground, beside walkway)
(within shouting distance of this marker); 120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Johnny Appleseed" Monument (about 600 feet away); Mansfield Block House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sultana Tragedy (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Mansfield War of 1812 Blockhouse
 
Also see . . .  Last standing War of 1812 blockhouse in Mansfield, Ohio. Mansfield, Ohio is home to the last standing original wooden fortification from the War of 1812 in the state... and perhaps the entire region. (Submitted on August 20, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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