Near Canfield in Mahoning County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In the early 1920s Camp Stambaugh was reforested. In 1923 Indian Creek was dammed to create a four-acre lake. Scouts built a bridge over the creek in 1925, and in the next two decades many cabins and structures were built. The K.L. Brown Pavilion, named for Scout Council executive Kenneth Brown, was erected in 1947 using the foundation of Henry Stambaugh’s barn. The Rotary Club of Youngstown funded the construction of a swimming
Erected 2020 by Friends of Camp Stambaugh, Edward M. Barr Foundation, and The Ohio History Connection. (Marker Number 47-50.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1919.
Location. 41° 0.364′ N, 80° 43.941′ W. Marker is near Canfield, Ohio, in Mahoning County. Marker is on Leffingwell Road (County Route 74) 0.8 miles east of South Raccoon Road, on the left when traveling east. Streetside, at the entrance to the camp. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3712 Leffingwell Rd, Canfield OH 44406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canfield Fair (approx. 1.4 miles away); This Tablet Placed Here in Honor of William H. Kilcawley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Canfield Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Canfield Christian Church Old Mahoning County Courthouse (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (approx. 1.9 miles away); Canfield WPA Memorial Building (approx. 1.9 miles away); Canfield Congregational Church / Canfield United Methodist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canfield.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 148 times this year. Last updated on September 3, 2022, by Grant & Mary Ann Fish of Galloway, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.