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

Kilbourne Plat

 
 
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By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
1. Kilbourne Plat Marker
Inscription. Hector Kilbourne, a Freemason and the surveyor who make the original plat of Sandusky (as Portland) in 1816, laid out the streets to form the Masonic emblem. Huron and Central Avenue are the arms of the compass, Elm and Poplar Streets the sides of the mason's square. The first Masonic Lodge in Sandusky was founded in 1819, with Kilbourne as Master.
 
Erected 1979 by The 29 Lodges of the 16th District, Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio, Crawford, Erie, Huron, Seneca, and Wyandot Counties and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-22.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 27.317′ N, 82° 42.566′ W. Marker is in Sandusky, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is on Washington Street east of Wayne Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in the park next to the Grace Episcopal Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: Washington Streets, Sandusky OH 44870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grace Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Sandusky (about 600 feet away, measured
Kilbourne Plat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
2. Kilbourne Plat Marker
in a direct line); Jury of Erie County Women / Erie County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Underground Railroad (approx. mile away); The Hinde & Dauch Paper Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Underground Railroad / Abolition Boats Provide an Escape to Freedom in Erie County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shoreline Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sandusky Aviation, Shipyard & Railroad (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandusky.
 
More about this marker. The text repeats itself on the opposite side of the marker.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Kilbourne Plat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
3. Kilbourne Plat Marker
Kilbourne Plat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
4. Kilbourne Plat Marker
Opposite side of the marker.
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By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
5. Kilbourne Plat Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 23, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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