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Near Archbold in Fulton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

1815 Michigan Meridian Crossing

 
 
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By TeamOHE, May 4, 2021
1. 1815 Michigan Meridian Crossing Marker
Inscription.  This spot marks the crossing of the Michigan Meridian and the West Line of the 1807 Treaty of Detroit. In October of 1815 Deputy Surveyor Benjamin Hough, Alexander Holmes and 11 crew members passed through here as they surveyed North from Fort Defiance to the Michigan Baseline, roughly 60 miles North.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationForts and Castles. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1815.
 
Location. 41° 33.081′ N, 84° 21.553′ W. Marker is near Archbold, Ohio, in Fulton County. Marker is on County Route 26, on the right when traveling north. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bur Oak (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ohio Champion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Goll Woods / Deputy Surveyor James Riley (approx. ¼ mile away); Goll Woods (approx. ¼ mile away); Goll Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Archbold (approx. 2.9 miles away); Erie J. Sauder (approx. 3.1 miles away); This Hungarian Migrant Worker's Wagon (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Archbold.
 
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By TeamOHE, May 4, 2021
2. 1815 Michigan Meridian Crossing Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 6, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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