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

Kilbourne Plat

 
 
Kilbourne Plat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
1. Kilbourne Plat Marker
Inscription.  Hector Kilbourne, a Freemason and the surveyor who make the original plat of Sandusky (as Portland) in 1816, laid out the streets to form the Masonic emblem. Huron and Central Avenue are the arms of the compass, Elm and Poplar Streets the sides of the mason's square. The first Masonic Lodge in Sandusky was founded in 1819, with Kilbourne as Master.
 
Erected 1979 by The 29 Lodges of the 16th District, Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio, Crawford, Erie, Huron, Seneca, and Wyandot Counties and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
 
Location. 41° 27.317′ N, 82° 42.566′ W. Marker is in Sandusky, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is on Washington Street east of Wayne Street, on the right when traveling east. Located in the park next to the Grace Episcopal Church. Touch for map.
Kilbourne Plat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
2. Kilbourne Plat Marker
Marker is at or near this postal address: Washington Streets, Sandusky OH 44870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grace Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); This Concretion (within shouting distance of this marker); Sandusky (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oran Follett (about 600 feet away); Sandusky / Erie County (about 600 feet away); Jury of Erie County Women / Erie County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); The Boy with the Boot (about 700 feet away); “The Early Birds” (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandusky.
 
More about this marker. The text repeats itself on the opposite side of the marker.
 
Kilbourne Plat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
3. Kilbourne Plat Marker
Kilbourne Plat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
4. Kilbourne Plat Marker
Opposite side of the marker.
Kilbourne Plat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
5. Kilbourne Plat Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 23, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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