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

Circa 1930

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 shows the corner of East Main Street and North Clayton Street. For many years this site was part of the public square. In the early 1920's a "filling station” for the "machines” was built on the corner since cars were replacing the train as a mode of transportation. The station was a local gathering place for the men to catch up on the news and loaf in front of the pot-bellied stove. This site is where you are now standing which is the parking lot in front of this mural!
 
Erected 2013 by The Heart of Ohio Women's Club. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is November 17, 2013.
 
Location. 40° 18.324′ N, 82° 41.723′ 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 1920 (here, next to this marker); Circa 1910 (here, next to this marker); Circa 1890
Centerburg Historical Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, November 26, 2020
2. Centerburg Historical Mural Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); This 1300 Lb. Bell (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 47 times since then and 16 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. 3, 2022