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Buckland in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Mystery Stone

 

—Usually Ignored in Light of the Frontier Marker Next to It —

 
The Mystery Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 21, 2013
1. The Mystery Stone Marker
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Inscription. The Mystery Stone when the middle pier of the railroad trestle spanning the Auglaize River was replaced in the mid 1940’s this sculpted stone was discovered as part of it. The stone was subsequently donated to the Village of Buckland by the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway (Nickel Plate Road) the origin of the stone is unknown. Plaque donated by Buckland Historical Society
 
Erected by Buckland Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 37.664′ N, 84° 15.564′ W. Marker is in Buckland, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker is on Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. marker is in the Village Park, on Cemetery Rd., east off St Rt 197 (north Main Street) The Mystery Stone sits next to the White Feather’s Town Marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 Cemetery Rd, Buckland OH 45819, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White Feather's Town (a few steps from this marker); Fort Amanda (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Amanda (approx. 3.7 miles away); Tawa Town (approx. 4 miles away);
The Mystery Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 21, 2013
2. The Mystery Stone Marker
full view of marker
Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland (approx. 4 miles away); Bloody Bridge (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Shannon Stock Company (approx. 5.1 miles away); Dudley Nichols (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
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The Mystery Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 21, 2013
3. The Mystery Stone Marker
marker can be seen at a distance White feather's Town marker is adjacent
The Mystery Stone image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 21, 2013
4. The Mystery Stone
mysterious face carved on stone
The Mystery Stone Marker site image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 21, 2013
5. The Mystery Stone Marker site
turn here to find the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 11, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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