Stryker in Williams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
William J. Knight
A captor of the
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 41° 30.26′ N, 84° 25.536′ W. Marker is in Stryker, Ohio, in Williams County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lynn Street (Ohio Route 191) and Horton Street, on the right when traveling east on West Lynn Street. This historical marker is located on the western edge of the town. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stryker OH 43557, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stryker's Railroad Heritage (approx. half a mile away); Stryker Depot (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Stryker (approx. ¾ mile away); Casimir Pulaski (approx. 4.3 miles away); Richard E. Schreder (approx. 4.9 miles away); Evansport (approx. 5.7 miles away); Site of Parkersburg (approx. 5.8 miles away); Veteran's Memorial Park (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stryker.
More about this marker. This historical marker is related to the grave site of William Knight, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, which is also located in the community of Stryker, in the Oakwood Cemetery. To visit William Knight's grave at the Oakwood Cemetery, go to the intersection of Chase Street and Shawnee Street and you will find the cemetery immediately to the west. William Knight's memorial stones are located at 41.29.854N by 084.25.676W.
Also see . . .
1. Pvt. William J. Knight. This web link was both published and made available by, "The Great Locomotive Chase" web page. (Submitted on July 25, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. The Great Locomotive Chase Links. A collection of links regarding the Andrews Raiders and the Great Locomotive Chase. (Submitted on July 25, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2009. This page has been viewed 1,027 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on November 5, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 25, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.