Haskins in Wood County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
John A. Wilson
Erected 2003 by Haskins Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 16-87.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Heroes War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1850.
Location. 41° 27.975′ N, 83° 42.325′ W. Marker is in Haskins, Ohio, in Wood County. Marker is on North Findlay Street (Ohio Route 64), on the left when traveling north. This historical marker is located in the small rural community of Haskins, Ohio, on the main north and south artery through the the town, North Findlay Street (State Route 64. It is situated just north of the business district in a residential neighborhood, on the west side of the street, in front of a small white framed house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 North Findlay Street, Bowling Green OH 43402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Haskins (approx. half a mile away); Fort Miamis Reserve/Miltonville (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ohio Electric Railroad Bridge / Roche De Bout, Roche De Boeuf (approx. 1.9 miles away); Maumee Indian Mission (approx. 2 miles away); Bowling Green Fault (approx. 2 miles The First Presbyterian Mission in the Maumee Valley (approx. 2 miles away); Roche de Bout (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Deposit / Roche de Bout (approx. 2.1 miles away).
Regarding John A. Wilson. John A. Wilson volunteered to become a member of Andrews Raiders and received the Congressional Medal of Honor as a result of the service that he performed during that military action. He is buried in nearby Union Hill, Ohio, about 3.6 miles away, to the southeast, as the crow flies.
Also see . . . Private John Alfred Wilson. This link is part of the Great Locomotive web site which claims to be, "the definitive story on the Andrews Raid - April 12, 1862." (Submitted on July 1, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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