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Leo in Jackson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Leo Petroglyphs

 
 
Leo Petroglyphs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, March 17, 2019
1. Leo Petroglyphs Marker
Inscription.  This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs, or rock carvings, cut into the flat sandstone surface by prehistoric Indians. This group of petroglyphs includes about 40 figures representing animals, humans, and other unidentified images. Nearby is a beautiful gorge with overhanging ledges that have eroded out of the sandstone conglomerate.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans.
 
Location. 39° 9.05′ N, 82° 40.483′ W. Marker is in Leo, Ohio, in Jackson County. Marker is on Park Road (Local Highway 224) 0.4 miles west of Raysville Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 357 Park Road, Ray OH 45672, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. We cannot know for certain the meaning of the symbols (here, next to this marker); This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Leo Petroglyphs & Natural Preserve (within shouting distance of this marker); Trails / The Kanawha Trail
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(approx. 7 miles away); John Wollam (approx. 7.1 miles away); James M. Compston (approx. 7.1 miles away); POW★MIA (approx. 7.1 miles away); Jackson County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leo.
 
Leo Petroglyphs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, March 17, 2019
2. Leo Petroglyphs Marker
Leo Petroglyphs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, March 17, 2019
3. Leo Petroglyphs Marker
Leo Petroglyphs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, March 17, 2019
4. Leo Petroglyphs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 10, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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