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Williamstown in Hancock County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Williamstown

 
 
Williamstown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, February 8, 2020
1. Williamstown Marker
Inscription.  
Founded In 1834. Birthplace and home of Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Winner William Haliday Williams, Company C, 82nd Volunteer Infantry.

Founded in 1834 by John W. Williams. A popular stop for travelers and truckers on the historic coast to coast Lincoln Highway.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Lincoln Highway, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 40° 50.053′ N, 83° 39.077′ W. Marker is in Williamstown, Ohio, in Hancock County. Memorial is at the intersection of U.S. 68 and County Road 332, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 68. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23009 US-68, Williamstown OH 45897, 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. Hull’s Trail 1812 (approx. 1.4 miles away); To Remember Veterans Of All Wars (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named To Remember Veterans Of All Wars
Williamstown Marker [Reverse] image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, May 13, 2022
2. Williamstown Marker [Reverse]
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(approx. 3.1 miles away); Hull's Trail, 1812 (approx. 3.7 miles away); Ellis School Bell (approx. 3.8 miles away); Shipwreck History (approx. 4.1 miles away); Dunkirk Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Village of Arlington / The Arlington Heritage (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Lincoln Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, May 13, 2022
3. Lincoln Highway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2020, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 10, 2020, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio.   2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2022, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022