Near Houston in Shelby County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
General Harmar Military Trail
About 300 feet north
James Thatcher, first
Shelby County settler,
built his cabin - 1805.
Erected by Shelby County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
Location. 40° 15.408′ N, 84° 17.431′ W. Marker is near Houston, Ohio, in Shelby County. Marker is on Houston Road, one mile west of Patterson-Halpin Road, on the left. This historical marker is located in a very rural location, out in the middle of nowhere. It is easy to miss, especially in the summer when the area surrounding it becomes overgrown with vegetation. The marker is affixed to a large rock at ground level and surrounded by a low iron fence, on the north side of the road, about 300 feet west of the bridge crossing a nearby stream. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8033 Houston Road, Houston OH 45333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow fliesFirst Brick House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Brookside Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hardin (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Hardin (approx. 3.2 miles away); Lockington Dam (approx. 3.8 miles away); Lockington Locks (approx. 4½ miles away); Indian Agency House (approx. 5½ miles away); Battle of Pickawillany (approx. 5½ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Josiah Harmar. This web link was both published and made available by, "Absolute Astronomy.com," in it's quest to enable "exploring the universe of knowledge" (Submitted on July 15, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Josiah Harmar. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Submitted on July 15, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 699 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.