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Rockford in Mercer County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Rockford

 
 
Rockford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
1. Rockford Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1820 as Shanesville at historic St. Marys River crossing. Early trading post.
 
Erected by Ohio Historical Markers Committee.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
 
Location. 40° 41.908′ N, 84° 39.431′ W. Marker is in Rockford, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is on West Bridge Street (U.S. 33) 0.2 miles west of Holly Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3731 W Bridge St, Rockford OH 45882, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horse Drawn Plow (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veteran Memorial Display (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shanesville, Shane’s Crossing, Rockford / “Johnny Appleseed” Nursery (approx. half a mile away); In Honor Of Marines (approx. half a mile away); In Honor Of Coast Guard
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(approx. half a mile away); Rockford Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Hedges Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); In Honor Of Air Force (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockford.
 
Rockford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
2. Rockford Marker
Rockford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
3. Rockford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 24, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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