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Woodville in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Milestones

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
1. Milestones Marker
Inscription. Along this highway (now US 20) milestones like this were placed mile on the Maumee and Western Reserve Turnpike between Lower Sandusky (now Fremont) and Perrysburg.

The turnpike was completed in 1827 and the mile markers were installed in 1842.

Informational Brochures are Available.
 
Erected 1989 by The Woodville Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 27.024′ N, 83° 21.774′ W. Marker is in Woodville, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 20) east of North Walnut Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the very heart of downtown Woodville, in the business district, in front of a pharmacy, on the north side of the roadway. It has a historic mile marker situated right beside it. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126 East Main Street, Woodville OH 43469, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodville “The Lime Center of the World” / Maumee and Western Reserve Turnpike (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trail Tree (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Milestones
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
2. Milestones Marker
View of historical marker at its location adjacent to the old turnpike milestone marker. The "P" on the right side of the milestone marker tells us that we are 16 miles east of Perrysburg. The "LS" on the left side of the marker tells us that we are 15 miles west of Lower Sandusky (Fremont).
(approx. 2.6 miles away but has been reported missing); to Whittaker's Reserve / to Dudley's Massacre (approx. 4.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Pemberville Town Hall and Opera House (approx. 5.8 miles away); William Henry Harrison's Encampment (approx. 5.9 miles away); In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Johlin Cabin (approx. 13.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodville.
 
More about this marker. Just a few blocks to the west of this historical marker, and on the other side of the street (in front of the police station) is a State of Ohio historical marker that features the village of Woodville on one side of it and more detailed information regarding the Maumee Western Reserve Turnpike on the other side of the marker.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
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Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
3. Milestones Marker
View of historical marker at its location in front of a pharmacy in downtown Woodville.
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
4. Milestones Marker
A more distant view of the historical marker in its location in front of the pharmacy, with a view of the Woodville town water tower in the background.
Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2010
5. Milestones Marker
A distant view of the historical marker situated in front of the downtown pharmacy on the right side of the picture, with a view looking west of what was once the Maumee Western Reserve Turnpike, and what is today US 20.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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