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Near Pagetown in Morrow County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pagetown

 
 
Pagetown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
1. Pagetown Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of Myrtle Page Fillmore, who with her husband, Charles Fillmore, founded Unity School of Christianity, Unity Village, Missouri. Born August 6, 1845, Mary Caroline Page, known as Myrtle, was the daughter of Marcus and Lucy Page, who founded Pagetown. Unity is a nondenominational, nonsectarian religious organization which teaches the practical application of spiritual principles taught by Jesus Christ.
 
Erected 1977 by Unity Church of Christianity and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-59.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionWomen. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 40° 22.133′ N, 82° 48.985′ W. Marker is near Pagetown, Ohio, in Morrow County. Marker is at the intersection of Olive Green-Marengo-Fulton Road (County Road 26) and Gunters Chain Road (Local Road 259), on the left when traveling north on
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Olive Green-Marengo-Fulton Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marengo OH 43334, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marengo Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); History of Alum Creek Friends Settlement / Alum Creek Friends and the Underground Railroad (approx. 3.4 miles away); Kathryn A. Sheedy Sanctuary (approx. 4.9 miles away); Sparta Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Birthplace of Gen. Wm. S. Rosecrans (approx. 6.3 miles away); Geographical Center Of Ohio (approx. 7.7 miles away); This 1300 Lb. Bell (approx. 7.7 miles away); Circa 1890 (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. New Thought movement, Unity Church
 
Pagetown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
2. Pagetown Marker
Looking south along Co. Rd. 26.
Pagetown Cemetery, behind the house that sits near the marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 24, 2023
3. Pagetown Cemetery, behind the house that sits near the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,444 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on November 26, 2023, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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