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

Nils Louis Christian Kachelmacher

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2018
1. Nils Louis Christian Kachelmacher Marker
Inscription. Known as the Norwegian Count, Nils Louis Christian Kachelmacher was born in Oslo, Norway of wealthy parentage. He immigrated to the United States at age 21 and was responsible for industrial growth in the Hocking Valley and expansion of the town of Logan. As president of the Columbus and Hocking Coal & Iron Company. Kachelmacher pioneered oil fields and developed holdings in iron, natural gas, and coal. He also directed the construction of the Greendale Brick plant, once considered the world’s largest brick producer. He died in 1917, bequeathing 10 acres of land to be used solely as a public park. He also established a trust to create an institution “solely to research the cure, prevention, and relief of varicose veins.” He once said, ”It is my belief that each person should endeavor to make the world a little better because he lived and worked in it.”
 
Erected 2009 by Kachelmacher Memorial Trustees / Memorial Clinic, Hocking County Historical Society, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 7-37.)
 
Location. 39° 32.008′ N, 82° 24.569′ W. Marker is in Logan, Ohio, in Hocking County. Marker is on Falls Street (Ohio Route 93) just south of South Mulberry Street
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By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2018
2. Nils Louis Christian Kachelmacher Marker
(Ohio Route 93), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. It is at Kachelmacher Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 Falls St, Logan OH 43138, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hocking County Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hocking County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hocking County Iraqi Freedom Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hocking County Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hocking County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Worthington (approx. half a mile away); Tessa Sweazy Webb (approx. 0.6 miles away); Falls Mill Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Logan.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Kachelmacher Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2018
3. Kachelmacher Park and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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