Near Put-in-Bay in Ottawa County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Jay Cooke Mansion
Erected 2003 by The Ohio State University and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 14-62.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work Government & Politics • Man-Made Features • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
Location. 41° 39.506′ N, 82° 49.182′ W. Marker is near Put-in-Bay, Ohio, in Ottawa County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Put in Bay OH 43456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gibraltar Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Doller House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Within This Enclosure (approx. 0.4 miles away); Amareta Mosher Anchor (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Ship-To-Shore Radio Broadcast (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joseph De Rivera St. Jurgo, 1813-1889 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gibraltar Island (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oelschlager's Dry Goods Store (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Put-in-Bay.
Regarding Jay Cooke Mansion. Gibraltar Island is owned by The Ohio State University and is home to OSU's Stone Laboratory, the oldest freshwater biological field station in the country. Public access to the island is restricted to the lab's annual Open House day, which can be found at
Also see . . . Open House and Annual Meeting. (Submitted on September 20, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.)
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