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Castalia in Erie County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Snow's Grist Mill

 
 
Snow's Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
1. Snow's Grist Mill Marker
Inscription.  
In 1810 Snow's grist mill
was built near here.
Unfailing water supply brought
people from great distances
to Cold Creek mills.
Snow's family was massacred
by Indians in 1813


 
Erected 1969 by Erie County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812.
 
Location. 41° 23.955′ N, 82° 48.509′ W. Marker is in Castalia, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street (Ohio Route 101) and Reed Court, on the right when traveling east on South Washington Street. This historical marker is located just southeast of downtown Castalia, where State Route 101 crosses Cold Creek, on the south side of the roadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 197 South Washington Street, Castalia OH 44824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Venice (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fort Sandusky
Snow's Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
2. Snow's Grist Mill Marker
View looking east of historical marker in the foreground and State Route 101 heading into the downtown area of Castalia, Ohio in the background.
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Medusa Portland Cement Company (approx. 4.8 miles away); Cholera Cemetery / In Honor of the Doctors (approx. 5.6 miles away); Holy Angels Catholic Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Good Samaritan Hospital (approx. 6 miles away); Cooke-Dorn House (approx. 6.2 miles away); Old Sandusky Post Office (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Snow's Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
3. Snow's Grist Mill Marker
Another view looking east showing the historical marker in the foreground and Cold Creek, the power source for the grist mill, in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,129 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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