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Napoleon in Henry County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Henry County Sheriff's Office

Honoring Our Fallen

 
 
Henry County Sheriff's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 17, 2018
1. Henry County Sheriff's Office Marker
Inscription.  
Sheriff
Peter H. Reichert

Deputy Sheriff
Welton A. McGill

End of watch - Friday, April 13, 1917

Died in the line of duty while transporting a prisoner when their vehicle was struck by a train at a crossing in Liberty Center, Ohio.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law EnforcementRailroads & StreetcarsRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is April 13, 1917.
 
Location. 41° 23.478′ N, 84° 7.43′ W. Marker is in Napoleon, Ohio, in Henry County. Marker is on East Washington Street just west of Monroe Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 E Washington St, Napoleon OH 43545, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 123 East Washington (here, next to this marker); Freedom Is Not Free (a few steps from this marker); Lloyd W. Franz Veterans Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); Fallen Soldiers Battle Cross (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry County's Fallen Heroes (within

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shouting distance of this marker); 102 East Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); The Henry County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); 621 North Perry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Napoleon.
 
Henry County Sheriff's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 17, 2018
2. Henry County Sheriff's Office Marker
Henry County Sheriff's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 17, 2018
3. Henry County Sheriff's Office Marker
Henry County Sheriff's Office image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 10, 2021
4. Henry County Sheriff's Office
Inside the old jail. Still used for holding inmates awaiting trial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2024. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   4. submitted on January 18, 2024, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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