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

Trading Post

 
 
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By Christopher Light, February 16, 2008
1. Trading Post Marker
Inscription.  In 1807 a Trading Post with the Indians was established near this site by Nathan Pery, Jr. that resulted in the settlement of Lorain which in pioneer days was known as the Mouth of the Black River.
 
Erected 1926 by Nathan Perry Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 28.269′ N, 82° 10.62′ W. Marker is in Lorain, Ohio, in Lorain County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lakeside Avenue and Alabama Avenue, on the left when traveling west. In the park next to the Black River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lorain OH 44052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Founding of Lorain, Ohio (a few steps from this marker); Lorain Station 100 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lorain Tornado, 1924 (approx. mile away); Lorain West Breakwater Lighthouse / Saving the Lorain Lighthouse (approx. mile away); Shipbuilding
Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, February 11, 2008
2. Trading Post Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Lakeview Park War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Quincy A. Gillmore (approx. 1.2 miles away); General Quincy Adams Gillmore (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorain.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, February 11, 2008
3. Trading Post Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,125 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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