Seaman in Adams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1980 by Adams County Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 7-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 38° 56.488′ N, 83° 34.323′ W. Marker is in Seaman, Ohio, in Adams County. Marker is on Main Street (Ohio Route 247) south of Tri County Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in front of First State Bank. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17851 Main Street, Seaman OH 45679, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winchester (approx. 4.2 miles away); Zane Trace (approx. 7.9 miles away); Cairn of Peace Peebles (approx. 9.1 miles away); Wickerham Inn (approx. 9.8 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 10.3 miles away); Locust Grove (approx. 10.9 miles away); Byrd Township World War I DAR Monument (approx. 11.2 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is mis-numbered on its face. The number on the historical society’s lists is 7-1.
Regarding Seaman. The Will Rogers mentioned on this marker is not the actor and humorist Will Rogers of Oklahoma. This Will Rogers, an African American, used a balloon to get several hundred feet in the air and would parachute safely back to earth, making him a popular attraction at fairs and holiday events.
Categories. • African Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.