On display are a pair of hand carved wooden shoes made and used by early settlers to the Great Black Swamp. People used wooden shoes in wet, muddy, and mucky areas, like barns and farmyards, where leather was not practical.
Today, artisans and artists create wood carved
and wood crafted items for artistic or decorative
purposes like the pieces on display throughout
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 41° 32.526′ N, 84° 17.986′ W. Marker is in Archbold, Ohio, in Fulton County. Marker is on Ohio Route 2, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Archbold OH 43502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Log House (within shouting distance
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.