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Tiro in Crawford County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Knisley Springs Farm

 
 
Knisley Springs Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
1. Knisley Springs Farm Marker
Close up
Inscription. Long known to the Indians for the mineral spring water, this land was purchased in 1819 by Samuel Knisley. After 1880 it was developed as a resort area by Dr. Jerome Bland, who also established a cattle and horse breeding farm. In 1930 the land became part of Pickwick Farms which in 1976 was the largest standardbred breeding farm in Ohio and known throughout the United States and Canada.
 
Erected 1977 by The Michael Families and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 6- 17.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 50.163′ N, 82° 49.913′ W. Marker is in Tiro, Ohio, in Crawford County. Marker is on Cox Road (County Route 176), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on Cox Rd between Biddle Rd, Co. Rd 44 and Beck Rd, Co. Rd 20, just west of the Sandusky River; all just east of St Rt 602. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5921 Cox Rd, Tiro OH 44887, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Remembering Our Veterans of Early Wars (approx. 3.6 miles away); To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford
Knisley Springs Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
2. Knisley Springs Farm Marker
Springs are in the woods to the left
(approx. 3.7 miles away); Seccaium (approx. 5.7 miles away); Olentangy Battle (approx. 5.7 miles away); Big Four Depot (approx. 7 miles away); Galion Veterans Memorial / Flag Plaza (approx. 7 miles away); Crawford County (approx. 7.7 miles away); First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureAnimals
 
Knisley Springs Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
3. Knisley Springs Farm Marker
Marker from a distance, corner of farmhouse visible to far left
Knisley Springs Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
4. Knisley Springs Farm Marker
The farmhouse, on the hill above the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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