Near Huron in Erie County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Old Woman Creek
A Feature of Ohio’s Estuaries
Erected 2003 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the International Paper Company Foundation and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 6-39.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 23.018′ N, 82° 30.893′ W. Marker is near Huron, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is on Cleveland Road (U.S. 6) Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huron OH 44839, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Meeker Farm / Old Homestead-on-the-Lake (approx. 1.4 miles away); Legacy of the Huron Docks (approx. 2.1 miles away); Huron Block House (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Legacy of the Huron Docks (approx. 2.1 miles away); Huron Lighthouses / Huron’s Maritime History (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Legacy of the Huron Docks (approx. 2.1 miles away); John Baptiste Flemmond (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Wright House and the Underground Railroad/Old Main Street (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huron.
More about this marker. The marker is in a small, disconnected corner of the Old Woman Creek Estuary State Nature Preserve. The turnoff to the preserve’s visitors center and hiking trails is half a mile east, on the right. Well worth the visit. No charge to enter.
Also see . . . Old Woman Creek State Nature Preserve & National Estuarine Research Reserve. Visitors Center is at this address: 2514 Cleveland Road East, Huron, OH 44839. Excerpt: “An estuary is traditionally defined as that place where the land's fresh waters meet and mix with the saltwater of the sea and where water levels are affected by tides. (Submitted on November 8, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 8, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.