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

Orchard Island Post Office

 
 
Orchard Island Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
1. Orchard Island Post Office Marker
Inscription. (Circa July 29, 1912 to November 15, 1926)
Postmistress Ruby Tarr
This building was the first to serve the southern Indian Lake Postal Region. With the will and determination of Mrs. Isabelle Wicker Pusey and the Indian Lake Historical Society, it was refurbished and moved to this location, a 1 acre site leased from ODNR, on July 29, 2004, on the 92nd anniversary of its first day of service.
 
Erected 2004 by Indian Lake Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 28.947′ N, 83° 53.119′ W. Marker is in Russells Point, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on Forest Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker and building are down a public stone drive on the left just after crossing a small bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Russells Point OH 43348, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Lady of Fatima Statue Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sandy Beach Park (was approx. 0.8 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Sandy Beach Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Boats of Indian Lake (approx. 0.8 miles away); Native Americans (approx.
Stone drive used to access the marker site. Open to the public. image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Stone drive used to access the marker site. Open to the public.
0.8 miles away); Our Lady of Fatima (approx. 0.8 miles away); Sandy Beach and the Big Band Era (approx. 0.8 miles away); Interurban Transportation (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russells Point.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Orchard Island Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
3. Orchard Island Post Office Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 98 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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