Lorain in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Founding of Lorain, Ohio
Erected 1984 by The Greater Lorain Chamber of Commerce, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 4-47.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 28.279′ N, 82° 10.625′ W. Marker is in Lorain, Ohio, in Lorain County. Marker is at the intersection of Lakeside Avenue and Alabama Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Lakeside Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on the east side of the Black River, near a boat ramp. From US 6 (East Erie Ave), east of the river (over the bridge) to Colorado Street (traffic light), north (towards the lake) to Lakeside Road, and left toward the marina. Marker is in this post office area: Lorain OH 44052, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trading Post (a few The Lorain Tornado, 1924 (approx. ¼ mile away); Shipbuilding (approx. 0.4 miles away); Helen Steiner Rice (approx. 1.3 miles away); Burrell Homestead (approx. 3.9 miles away); Jay Terrell and his "Terrible Fish" (approx. 4.9 miles away); Sandstone Center of the World (approx. 5.7 miles away); 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorain.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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