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Near Texas in Henry County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Oak Tree

 
 
Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, April 20, 2016
1. Oak Tree Marker
Inscription. This Oak tree was planted in 1836 by the Ottawa Indians in honor of Martha A. Edwards Showman, the first white child born in Washington Township, Henry County, Ohio.
 
Erected by Henry County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 25.369′ N, 83° 58.031′ W. Marker is near Texas, Ohio, in Henry County. Marker is on Old US 24 (U.S. 24), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. A smallish marker on the bank above the roadway. The tree is directly north 100 feet or so. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty Center OH 43532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Durbin (approx. 1.1 miles away); Prairie Des Mascoutins / Damascus (approx. 2.3 miles away); Providence Historical District (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Howard Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Grand Rapids (approx. 5.4 miles away); Dominick Labino (approx. 5.6 miles away); Miami & Erie Canal (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Henry County Courthouse (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, April 20, 2016
2. Oak Tree Marker
Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, April 20, 2016
3. Oak Tree Marker
Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, April 20, 2016
4. Oak Tree Marker
Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, April 20, 2016
5. Oak Tree Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2016, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 21, 2016, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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