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Near Woodville in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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Milestones

 
 
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2009
1. Milestones Marker
Inscription.  
Along this line stand the old
Milestones
of the Maumee & Western
Reserve Turnpike between
Lower Sandusky now Fremont....L S
and
Perrysburg........P
The Turnpike built 1824-27,
is now Route 20 between
Bellevue & Perrysburg, Ohio


 
Erected 1966 by The Sandusky County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceLandmarksRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 41° 25.957′ N, 83° 19.098′ W. Marker was near Woodville, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker was at the intersection of West US 20 (U.S. 20) and Magsig Road (County Route 56), on the right when traveling west on West US 20. What is left of this historical marker is located about 2.8 miles east of downtown Woodville, Ohio, on the north side of US 20, opposite of where State Route 300 ends at US 20, along the route of the
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old Maumee Western Reserve Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 5096 West US 20, Woodville OH 43469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Sugar Creek Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); POW-MIA Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away); Phyllis C. Schnoor Ameling (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Milestones (approx. 2.6 miles away); Woodville World War I Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Colonel Charles L. Meyer (approx. 2.6 miles away); Woodville “The Lime Center of the World” / Maumee and Western Reserve Turnpike (approx. 2.7 miles away); Town Hall Bell (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodville.
 
More about this marker. There are two sets of photographs posted on this page. The first set of photos were taken on April 8, 2009 when the marker was still standing. The second set of photos were taken on May 7, 2010, showing what is left of the historical marker after it had been knocked over and it's support stand destroyed.
 
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2009
2. Milestones Marker
View of historical marker in the right foreground, with a view of US 20 at the intersection of State Route 300 in the background.
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
3. Milestones Marker
View of historical marker, in its current state, with it's support stand destroyed.
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
4. Milestones Marker
Another view of this historical marker, in its current state, with it's support stand destroyed.
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
5. Milestones Marker
View of destroyed historical marker looking east along the current US 20, and along the former route of the old Maumee Western Reserve Turnpike.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 632 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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