Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
50th Anniversary of Michigan - Ohio Boundary Survey
S. S. Gannet
Frank B. Willis
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Erected by Authority of
The 81st General Assmebly
Act of May 27, 1915
By Ohio Topographic Survey
C. E. Sherman Inspector
Jointly with the state of
[Michigan Side of Marker]
Woodbridge N. Ferris
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Erected by authority of
The 48th Legislature
Act 84 Public Acts of 1915
By Michigan Geological Survey
R. C. Allen, Director
Jointly with the state of
Governor of Michigan - - Governor of Ohio
50th ANNIVERSARY OF
MICHIGAN - OHIO BOUNDARY SURVEY
"Good fences make Good Neighbors"
Location. 41° 43.962′ N, 83° 27.82′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is at the intersection of Edgewater Drive and Lost Peninsula Marina Drive, on the right when traveling north on Edgewater Drive. To get to this historical marker take Summit Street in Toledo to 131st Street and drive from there to Edgewater Drive and then head north to the "State Line" historical marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toledo OH 43608, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey 50th Anniversary (here, next to this marker in Michigan); Canal Terminus / Manhattan (was approx. 3.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); "War" With Happy Ending (approx. 4 miles away in Michigan); James B. Steedman (approx. 4.9 miles away); Peter Navarre (approx. 5.2 miles away); George Duncan Forsyth (approx. 5.4 miles away); Private Mark Wood (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Great Trail (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
More about this marker. This historical marker, that marks the boundary between Ohio and Michigan, is located in the Lost Peninsula. The Lost Peninsula, "is 240 acres of Michigan land that can be reached only by water or through Ohio. The Lost Peninsula can be found in Maumee Bay, squeezed between the Ottawa River and the bay. Michigan owns the tip that extends as a spur of land north of Toledo." (The Toledo War," by Don Faber)
The lower plaque was provided by The Ohio Society of Professional Engineers and Michigan Societies of Professional Engineers and Registered Land Surveyors and the Michigan Engineering Society in 1965.
Regarding State Line.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .
1. Toledo War. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on July 22, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Toledo War. This link not only goes into great detail regarding the causes and effects of the Toledo War, both locally and nationally, but also, in the "Subsequent History" section of this link, it discusses the reasons for the 1915 Survey and shows a picture of the two governors shaking hands over this very marker. (Submitted on July 22, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,102 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 22, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.