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Issac Ludwig Historic Mill

 
 
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By TeamOHE, June 16, 2019
1. Issac Ludwig Historic Mill Marker
Inscription.  The first water powered grist mill near this sit was built about 1885 by after manor, one of the earliest white settlers in this region. The present mill built in 1849. Was operated and owned by Isaac Ludwig under permanent water rights granted by the state of Ohio. It was located in the town of Providence, which was stop nine on the Miami and Erie Canal until the population was wiped out in the 1854 cholera epidemic.

Preserved as a historical site by the metropolitan park district of the Toledo area.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cleo R. Ludwig -1972
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 41° 24.924′ N, 83° 51.72′ W. Marker is in Providence, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is on South River Road (U.S. 24) 0.1 miles from Grand Rapids Road (Ohio Route 295), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12630 Grand Rapids Rd, Grand Rapids OH 43522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Water Power: Turbines and Races (here, next to this marker); Tough Times On The Towpath

Issac Ludwig Historic Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 16, 2019
2. Issac Ludwig Historic Mill Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); A Dam With A View (within shouting distance of this marker); Next Stop: Backruptcy! (within shouting distance of this marker); The Towpath Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oberle Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Through The Eyes Of An Artist (about 600 feet away); Dominick Labino (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Issac Ludwig Historic Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 16, 2019
3. Issac Ludwig Historic Mill Marker
Issac Ludwig Historic Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 16, 2019
4. Issac Ludwig Historic Mill Marker
Issac Ludwig Historic Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 16, 2019
5. Issac Ludwig Historic Mill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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