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Cadiz in Harrison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cadiz, Ohio

The Proudest Small Town in America

 
 
Cadiz, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
1. Cadiz, Ohio Marker
Inscription.  By producing many men of national prominence, more than any other community of similar size, Cadiz stands as a testament to the value of small town life to America.
  Bob Burns, deeply grateful for his small town youth in Van Buren, Arkansas, sought out towns that have fathered successful men. He found many, but leading them was Cadiz.   To honor Cadiz and the small towns that contributed so much to American life, the Arkansas traveler presents this plaque.
  Born in and near or living at Cadiz were:

General George A. Custer - soldier
Mary Jobe Akeley - educator
John A. Bingham - statesman
________ ___ ________

Percy Hammond - critic
W. H. Holmes - archaeologist
Clark Gable - actor
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Bishop Matthew Simpson - clergyman
Hynn Harold Hough - clergyman
Edwin M. Stanton - statesman
________ ___ ________

General Thomas M. Vincent - soldier

 
Erected 1938.
 
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Location. 40° 16.387′ N, 80° 59.892′ W. Marker is in Cadiz, Ohio, in Harrison County. Marker is on U.S. 250, 0 miles west of Ohio Route 9, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 149 West Market Street, Cadiz OH 43907, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Cadiz, Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); Cadiz Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's Raiders (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cadiz Republican (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Moses Fleetwood Walker (within shouting distance of this marker); Bingham At Philadelphia (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadiz.
 
Cadiz, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
2. Cadiz, Ohio Marker
Marker stands in front of the Harrison County Courthouse, just to the right of the front sidewalk.
Cadiz, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, October 21, 2022
3. Cadiz, Ohio Marker
New Paint.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 951 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.   3. submitted on October 28, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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