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Bucyrus in Crawford County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bucyrus Historic Site

Memorial to Thomas James Casey

 
 
Bucyrus Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 27, 2016
1. Bucyrus Historic Site Marker
Inscription.  Samuel Norton, Albijence Bucklin, their families & Seth Holmes arrived at this historic site October 17, 1819. The first log residence was built 130 feet southwest of this monument. The Abel Carey Tannery was built on this site in the summer of 1822. From this site Bucyrus was born.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 48.763′ N, 82° 58.551′ W. Marker is in Bucyrus, Ohio, in Crawford County. Marker is on North Sandusky Avenue (Ohio Route 4) north of West Perry Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker and monument are located on the west side of North Sandusky Avenue, overlooking the Sandusky River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 North Sandusky Avenue, Bucyrus OH 44820, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin (approx. ¼ mile away); Crawford County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Great American Crossroads Mural (approx. 0.3 miles away); McGraw House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Underground Railroad in Crawford County
Thomas James Casey Memorial<br>(<i>mounted left of marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 27, 2016
2. Thomas James Casey Memorial
(mounted left of marker)
Memorial
to
Thomas James Casey
1883-19
This historical monument has been given as a gift to the peoples of Bucyrus as a reminder that from the past the future is born. Mr. Casey came to Bucyrus at the age of nine and has been a continuous resident. His wisdom and integrity have been an inspiration to all who know him.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Our Unknown Dead (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Edward Hopley (approx. 1.1 miles away); Seccaium (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bucyrus.
 
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1. Bucyrus, Ohio. When Samuel Norton, from Pennsylvania, reached Bucyrus in October 1819, the party consisted of eighteen persons: Samuel Norton, his wife Mary; three daughters, Louisa, Catherine and Elizabeth; three sons, Rensselaer, Warren and Waldo; Mr. Albigence Bucklin, a brother of Mrs. Norton, and his wife and six children, and an adopted daughter, Polly. The eighteenth person was Seth Holmes who guided them here. He had been through this region as a teamster in the War of 1812. (Submitted on August 28, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Bucyrus, Ohio. Bucyrus is the county seat of Crawford County, Ohio. The first resident to arrive in what would eventually become Bucyrus was Samuel Norton, who settled in the area in 1819. Norton and James Kilbourne established the village in 1822. It is located on the Sandusky River. (Submitted on August 28, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

3. Bucyrus, Ohio (Wikipedia). The origin of the
Bucyrus Historic Site & Thomas James Casey Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 27, 2016
3. Bucyrus Historic Site & Thomas James Casey Memorial
(looking north across the Sandusky River Bridge)
• Thomas James Casey Memorial on left
• Bucyrus Historic Site Marker on right
name Bucyrus is not certain. It was given by Col. James Kilbourne, who laid out the town in 1821. (Submitted on August 28, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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