Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Moses Fleetwood Walker
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Toledo City Council, City of Toledo, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 47-48.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEntertainment • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 7, 1856.
Location. 41° 38.912′ N, 83° 32.398′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and North Huron Street, on the left when traveling east on Washington Street. The marker is located in the plaza area, just in front of Toledo's Fifth Third Field, home of the Toledo Muds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 406 Washington Street, Toledo OH 43604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805 (approx. ¼ mile away); The Oliver House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); The 1894 King-Quale Elevator Fire (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lucas County Catholic War Veterans Memorial Flagpole (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Site of Toledo's Oldest Black Institution / Warren African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lucas County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Toledo's Memorial Hall Cornerstone (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
More about this marker. In my opinion the marker actually appears to be located on North Huron Street, but the Remarkable Ohio website lists the marker as being located at 406 Washington Street address, so that is what I decided to use.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.