Put-In-Bay in Ottawa County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2001 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, The Ohio State University, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-62.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
Location. 41° 39.478′ N, 82° 49.633′ W. Marker is in Put-In-Bay, Ohio, in Ottawa County. Marker is on Bayview Avenue (Ohio Route 357) east of Ohio Route 357, on the right when traveling west. This historical marker is located at the northwestern end of South Bass Island, just south of the Ohio State University's, Stone Laboratory, near where the state fish hatchery is located. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 878 Bayview Avenue, 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. Jay Cooke Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gibraltar Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Doller House (approx. half a mile away); Within This Enclosure (approx. half a mile away); Oelschlager's Dry Goods Store (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joseph De Rivera St. Jurgo, 1813-1889 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Amareta Mosher Anchor (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Ship-To-Shore Radio Broadcast (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Put-In-Bay.
More about this marker. Although this historical marker features information regarding Gibraltar Island, the marker is actually located on South Bass Island, within view of the nearby Gibraltar Island, which is situated just across the bay from the historical marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 3, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.