Samuel Augspurger (1825-1900) was an innovative entrepreneur responsible for Woodsdale's industrial growth. Among other things, he directed the construction of Woodsdale's first bridge over the Great Miami River, served as director of three turnpikes, and oversaw grist and saw mills. An incorporator of the paper company, he was also instrumental in establishing the Woodsdale school and post office.
Erected 1997 by Trenton Historical Society, CINERGY, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 6-9.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection
Location. 39° 26.599′ N, 84° 27.65′ W. Marker is in Woodsdale, Ohio, in Butler County. Marker is on Woodsdale Road (County Route 150), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the front entrance to Chrisholm MetroPark Farmstead. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton OH 45067, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodsdale (here, next to this marker); The Amish Mennonite Settlement (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Busenbark / Dr. Charles F. Richter (approx. 2 miles away); The Village of Trenton / The Elk Creek Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); Founder's Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Miami Canal (approx. 2.6 miles away); Road of Remembrance (approx. 2.9 miles away); Village of Miltonville (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodsdale.
Categories. • Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers •
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