Clyde in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2003 by The Ohio Bicentennial Commission; Greater Cincinnati Foundation; City of Clyde; and Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 4-68.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, MusicOhio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
Location. 41° 18.362′ N, 82° 58.504′ W. Marker is in Clyde, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Main Street (Ohio Route 101) and Railroad Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located beside the fountain in the small plaza at the northwest corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clyde OH 43410, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neal D. Fowler (within shouting distance of this marker); Clyde Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Sherwood Anderson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Railroad in the Swamp (about 500 feet away); Eagle Weathervane (about 600 feet away); Clyde Public Library Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); General James Birdseye McPherson (approx. Ό mile away); McPherson Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clyde.
More about this marker. The marker number shown on this marker has the wrong county code. County Code 68 is for Preble county, in the southwest of Ohio on the Indiana border, yet the marker's text does not indicate that Sherwood Anderson had nexus in Preble County. The marker has been erected in Clyde in Sandusky County (Code 72), where the text indicates Sherwood Anderson grew up. Clyde is about 175 miles away from Preble County.
Also see . . . Sherwood Anderson (Wikipedia). In 1988 the Sherwood Anderson Foundation was created by the author's children and grandchildren. It gives grants to emerging writers. The most notable (Submitted on June 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.