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Centerburg in Knox County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Circa 1910

Centerburg Historical Mural

 
 
Centerburg Historical Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, November 26, 2020
1. Centerburg Historical Mural Marker
Inscription.  This mural depicts the end of North Hartford Avenue. The arrival of the Cleveland, Akron and Columbus Railroad in 1873 gave Centerburg an economic boost. Many local farmers invested heavily to bring the railroad to the area. It was primarily used for passengers and some freight traffic. It eventually became part of the Pennsylvania System. The line stopped running in the early 1970's and the railroad bed is now the Heart of Ohio Trail.
 
Erected 2013 by The Heart of Ohio Women's Club. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 40° 18.322′ N, 82° 41.727′ W. Marker is in Centerburg, Ohio, in Knox County. Marker is on N. Clayton Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centerburg OH 43011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Circa 1890 (here, next to this marker); Circa 1920 (here, next to this marker); Circa 1930 (here, next to this marker); This 1300 Lb. Bell
Centerburg Historical Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, November 26, 2020
2. Centerburg Historical Mural Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); General Daniel Harris Reynolds, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); To commemorate Knox County's first election on April 4, 1808 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Roadside Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Geographical Center Of Ohio (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centerburg.
 
Centerburg Historical Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, November 26, 2020
3. Centerburg Historical Mural Marker
Centerburg Historical Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, November 26, 2020
4. Centerburg Historical Mural Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 15, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 2, 2022