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

Milan

 
 
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By Denise Boose, October 23, 2015
1. Milan Marker
Inscription. Birthplace of Thomas A. Edison, February 11, 1847. A Moravian village, Peguotting, 1804-1809. First permanent white settlers came in 1816. Milan village platted, 1817; incorporated February 23, 1833. Ships canal to lake completed July 4, 1839 made Milan leading wheat port, 1839-1864, second only to Odessa, Russia. Shipbuilding industry flourished, 1841-1867; 75 vessels built.
 
Erected 1953 by Ohio Sesquicentennial Sandusky Register * Star *News Founded 1822.
 
Location. 41° 17.88′ N, 82° 36.352′ W. Marker is in Milan, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is on N. Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 N. Main Street, Milan OH 44846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erie County (here, next to this marker); Birthplace of Thomas A. Edison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edison Recalls Milan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milan Canal Basin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Avery / County Seat (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Wright House and the Underground Railroad/Old Main Street
Milan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 23, 2015
2. Milan Marker
(approx. 7.2 miles away); Old Perkins Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); Historic Roadway (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milan.
 
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Milan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 23, 2015
3. Milan Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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