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Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Vistula Historic District

Ohio Historical Marker

 
 
Vistula Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, December 29, 2009
1. Vistula Historic District Marker
Inscription.  The pioneer village of Vistula is now bounded by Walnut, Champlain, Chestnut, Magnolia, and Summit streets. Established in 1833 by Benjamin F. Stickney and Edward Bissell, Vistula was merged with its rival, Port Lawrence, and in 1837 both villages were incorporated as Toledo. The Vistula Historic District, Toledo's oldest neighborhood, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
 
Erected 1987 by Toledo Sesquicentennial Commission and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 6-48.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 41° 39.424′ N, 83° 31.548′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is at the intersection of Lagrange Street and North Summit Street, on the right when traveling east on Lagrange Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toledo OH 43604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salem Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Habitats
Vistula Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, December 29, 2009
2. Vistula Historic District Marker
View looking up Lagrange Street with historical marker in the foreground.
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Engine House Number One / Neptune Engine No. 1 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Blade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Electric Auto-Lite Strike of 1934 (approx. half a mile away); James A. Rhodes Plaza (approx. half a mile away); Toledo (approx. half a mile away); Officer Jacob "Jake" Chandler (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
 
Vistula Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, December 29, 2009
3. Vistula Historic District Marker
View looking southwest, across the intersection of North Summit Street and Lagrange Street, with the historic marker in the distant center background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,474 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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Aug. 7, 2022