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

China Flats

 
 
China Flats Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, October 14, 2016
1. China Flats Marker
Inscription.  China Flats. On this corner was a hotel built in 1840. In 1885 the hotel housed Chinese railroad workers and was known locally as China flats. The hotel burned and was replaced by the present structure in the late 1940's.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 40° 20.308′ N, 83° 40.617′ W. Marker is in Zanesfield, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Sandusky Street and Bellefontaine Street, on the left when traveling north on Sandusky Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zanesfield OH 43360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Helen Wonders Blue Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Ebenezer Zane Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Zanesfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Wapatomica (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah (about 600 feet away); In Memory of Isaac Zane (about
China Flats Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Baughman, October 10, 2020
2. China Flats Marker
View from the street.
800 feet away); Gen. Simon Kenton (about 800 feet away); Jefferson Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zanesfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2016, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 15, 2016, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio.   2. submitted on October 11, 2020, by Robert Baughman of Bellefontaine, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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