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Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Vistula Historic District

Ohio Historical Marker

 
 
Vistula Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 29, 2009
1. Vistula Historic District Marker
Inscription. The pioneer village of Vistula is now bounded by Walnut, Champlain, Chestnut, Magnolia, and Summit streets. Established in 1833 by Benjamin F. Stickney and Edward Bissell, Vistula was merged with its rival, Port Lawrence, and in 1837 both villages were incorporated as Toledo. The Vistula Historic District, Toledo's oldest neighborhood, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
 
Erected 1987 by Toledo Sesquicentennial Commission and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 6-48.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 39.424′ N, 83° 31.548′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is at the intersection of Lagrange Street and North Summit Street, on the right when traveling east on Lagrange Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toledo OH 43604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Toledo (approx. half a mile away); Lucas County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Toledo’s Canals (approx. 0.6 miles away); Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805
Vistula Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 29, 2009
2. Vistula Historic District Marker
View looking up Lagrange Street with historical marker in the foreground.
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library (approx. ¾ mile away); George Duncan Forsyth (approx. 0.9 miles away); Private Mark Wood (approx. 0.9 miles away); Moses Fleetwood Walker (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Vistula Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 29, 2009
3. Vistula Historic District Marker
View looking southwest, across the intersection of North Summit Street and Lagrange Street, with the historic marker in the distant center background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,173 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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