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Grand Rapids in Wood County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Grand Rapids

Corporation Limit Marker

 
 
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By Craig Doda, June 16, 2020
1. Grand Rapids Marker
Inscription.  Historic canal town founded 1833 as Gilead renamed in 1868 Applebutter Festival since 1977
 
Erected by Ohio Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 41° 24.714′ N, 83° 51.259′ W. Marker is in Grand Rapids, Ohio, in Wood County. Marker is on Sycamore Road (County Road 204) 0.1 miles south of River Road (State Route 65), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Rapids OH 43522, 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. Miami & Erie Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dominick Labino (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Grand Rapids (approx. half a mile away); The Howard Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Providence Historical District
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By Craig Doda, June 16, 2020
2. Grand Rapids Marker
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Patrick’s Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Rapids.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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