Saint Marys in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Saint Marys River
River boats up to 32 feet long and 8 feet wide made the trip. The opening of the canal brought to an end the use of the river.
Erected 1992 by Frank B. Shuffelton and St. Marys Foundary.
Location. 40° 32.593′ N, 84° 23.243′ W. Marker is in Saint Marys, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker can be reached from East Spring Street (Ohio Route 29) west of South Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in a downtown community park that is located off of West South Street between West Chestnut Street and the St. Marys River. The historical marker is physically situated just north of the east end of a covered bridge, between the St. Marys
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Short Level" of the Miami and Erie Canal (a few steps from this marker); Miami and Erie Canal (a few steps from this marker); Fort St. Marys / Fort Barbee / Girty Town (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort St. Marys (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grand Lake Saint Marys (approx. 1.6 miles away); Broadwell Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Plank Road (approx. 4.8 miles away); New Knoxville: The Ladbergen Kinship (approx. 5 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 998 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.