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Perrysburg in Wood County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Wood County Jail

1847-1870

 
 
Old Wood County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 18, 2013
1. Old Wood County Jail Marker
Inscription. Built in 1847, during the Presidency of Polk, when Perrysburg was the County Seat, and used as the Jail and Infirmary until 1870. Continued to serve as the Perrysburg Jail until 1899, sold by the town in 1918. Acquired and restored by Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Hoffmann in 1954. Listed in the Historic American Building Survey and National Register of Historical Landmarks, Library of Congress.
 
Erected 1976 by The Charles W. Hoffmann Family-The Wood County Historical Society-The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-87.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 33.328′ N, 83° 37.903′ W. Marker is in Perrysburg, Ohio, in Wood County. Marker is on West Indiana Avenue east of Cherry Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perrysburg OH 43551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Perrysburg / Perrysburg Plat Map (approx. 0.3 miles away); Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (approx. 0.4 miles away); History Happened Here (approx. 0.4 miles away); to Fort Stephenson / to Fort Meigs
Old Wood County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 18, 2013
2. Old Wood County Jail Marker
(approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing); to Fort Meigs / to Fort Meigs (approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing); Fort Meigs Union Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Maumee and Western Reserve Road / Turnpike Milestones (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Old Plantation (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perrysburg.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old Wood County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 18, 2013
3. Old Wood County Jail Marker
Old Wood County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 18, 2013
4. Old Wood County Jail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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