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Near Huntsville in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Solomon Town

Logan County, On Top of Ohio

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 3, 2010
1. Solomon Town Marker
Close up view of the north side of the marker.
Inscription. [North Side of Marker]

Named for a Wyandot Chief. Once home of Chief Tarhee. During American Revolution was headquarters of renegade Simon Girty who brought Simon Kenton here after saving his life in 1778. Hull camped here in 1812.

[South Side of Marker]

Its log huts were used by early settlers after Indians moved North. Annual muster of militia was held here for many years. John Stewart's visit here in 1818 resulted in the Methodists taking over the Sandusky Mission.
 
Erected 1947 by Logan County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 28.358′ N, 83° 47.091′ W. Marker is near Huntsville, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on County Route 39 2 miles north of Ohio Route 274, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville OH 43324, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Geneva College (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bickham Bridge - 1877 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Huntsville, Ohio Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); LCPL Lewis E. Hughes II (approx. 3.4 miles
Solomon Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 3, 2010
2. Solomon Town Marker
Close-up view of the south side of the historical marker.
away); Belle Center Jail (approx. 3.4 miles away); Village Marshall Murray Griffin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Belle Center War Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
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. Logan County Historical Markers. This link provides information to the Logan County Historic Drive-It-Yourself Tour. (Submitted on August 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Kenton Sites. This is a link to information on Simon Kenton Historical Sites provided by FrontierFolk.org. (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Simon Kenton, Frontiersman. This is a link to information on Simon Kenton. (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Simon Kenton. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central. (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. Simon Girty and the McKee Boys. This is a link to information on Simon Girty. (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Solomon Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 3, 2010
3. Solomon Town Marker
View looking south, down County Road 39, with the historical marker seen off of the west side of the road.
 

6. Simon Girty. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central. (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

7. Simon Girty. This is a link to information provided by Friends of the Frontier. (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

8. Tarhe Grand Sachem. This is a link to information provided by C.A. Buser (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

9. Tarhe. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central. (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

10. Hull's Road. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central. (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Solomon Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 3, 2010
4. Solomon Town Marker
View looking north, up County Road 39, with the historical marker seen off of the left side of the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,381 times since then and 126 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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