Poland in Mahoning County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Judge Turhand Kirtland
1755 - 1844
Born at Wallingford, Connecticut. Served during the Revolutionary War. Proprietor, Agent, and Surveyor of the Connecticut Land Company. Appointed Judge of Trumbull County by Territorial Governor Arthur St. Clair, 1800. State Senator, Trumbull County, 1815-1816. Poland Justice of the Peace, twenty years. Moderator of St. James Episcopal Church, Boardman, 1809. First Worshipful Master of Erie Lodge No. 47, Warren, 1803, oldest lodge in the Connecticut Western Reserve and one of six lodges to form the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio, 1809.
Served his God, his Country, his Fellowman, his Fraternity -- Benefactor of this Village Green and Cemetery.
Erected 1982 by The Thirty-one Lodges of the Twenty-Fourth Masonic District - Jefferson, Carroll, Columbiana, and Mahoning Counties, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-50.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 1.152′ N, 80° 36.525′ W. Marker is in Poland, Ohio, in Mahoning County. Marker is on Hine Circle near Main Street (Ohio Route 170), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is immediately
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); The Village Green and Graveyard/Poland Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Four Heroic Chaplains (approx. ¼ mile away); President William McKinley's Boyhood Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Poland Academy and Poland Seminary (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Stone Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Poland Village Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peterson Park and Clock Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poland.
Also see . . .
1. Judge Turhand Kirtland. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Poland Presbyterian Church. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties (1882). (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Turhand Kirtland at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on October 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.