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Stryker in Williams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Knight's Landing

 
 
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By TeamOHE, March 11, 2018
1. Knight's Landing Marker
Inscription.  Established in 2007 in honor of William J. Knight, who was a Civil War Veteran born on Jan. 24, 1837 in Apple Creek, Ohio. Knight was a brave man and a Union soldier who voluntarily took part in Andrew's Raid. He lived in Stryker, Ohio. After escaping capture by the Confederates in September of 1863, Knight was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery and accomplishments in the raid. Knight passed away on September 26, 1916 and is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery of Stryker, Ohio.
 
Erected 2007.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1863.
 
Location. 41° 30.576′ N, 84° 25.623′ W. Marker is in Stryker, Ohio, in Williams County. Marker is on Industrial Road east of Ohio Route 191, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stryker OH 43557, 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. Stryker (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Stryker (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stryker's Railroad Heritage
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By TeamOHE, March 11, 2018
2. Knight's Landing Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Stryker Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); William James Knight/Andrews Raiders (approx. ¾ mile away); Stryker Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Casimir Pulaski (approx. 4.2 miles away); Judge John Perkins Millstones (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stryker.
 
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By TeamOHE, March 11, 2018
3. Knight's Landing Marker
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By TeamOHE, March 11, 2018
4. Knight's Landing Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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