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Rowsburg in Ashland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Rowsburg

Founded Apr. 15, 1835

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2019
1. Rowsburg Marker
Inscription.  

Near this spot in Sept. 1861
James Garfield,
who later became
20th President
of the Nation,
recruited 50 members
of Co. C for his regiment,
the 42nd Ohio Volunteer
Infantry, for Civil War
service.

Erected June 20, 1936


 
Erected 1936.
 
Location. 40° 51.501′ N, 82° 9.536′ W. Marker is in Rowsburg, Ohio, in Ashland County. Marker is on U.S. 250 0.2 miles west of County Road 175, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 199 US Highway 250, Polk OH 44866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historical Brick Section Of The LINCOLN HIGHWAY (approx. 0.4 miles away); Studebaker (approx. 3 miles away); Polk Veterans Monument (approx. 6.6 miles away); Ashland County Veterans Memorial Bridge (approx. 7 miles away); Hayesville Town Hall and Opera House (approx. 8
Rowsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2019
2. Rowsburg Marker
miles away); PFC Terry L. Schaub (approx. 8 miles away); West Salem City Hall (approx. 8.3 miles away); Freer Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  42nd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry (1861-1865). (Submitted on August 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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