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Holmes County Ohio Historical Markers

 
Bouquet's Trail Face of Marker image, Touch for more information
By Carl Breth, October 30, 2007
Bouquet's Trail Face of Marker
Ohio (Holmes County), Baltic — 11-79 — Bouquet’s Trail, 1764 / Port Washington Road
Bouquet’s Trail, 1764. Unsatisfied by the treaty that ended the French and Indian War, Ottawa chief Pontiac led a confederacy of Native American tribes in attacks against the British frontier forts during 1763, a campaign known as . . . — Map (db m13615) HM
Ohio (Holmes County), Calmoutier — 2-38 — Calmoutier
Side A: This area, known as Calmoutier, was an early French Catholic farming community founded in 1832 by Claude Druhot, who came from Calmoutier, Hte-Saône, France. Its first native, the four-month-old Claude Joseph Druhot, was baptized on 9 . . . — Map (db m24492) HM
Ohio (Holmes County), Fort Fizzle — 3-38 — Holmes County Draft Riots
On French Ridge in Richland Township, on June 5, 1863, local citizens in defiance of conscription attacked Elias Robinson, an enrolling officer of the Union Army. When Captain James Drake, the provost marshal, imprisoned the ringleaders, armed . . . — Map (db m28525) HM
Ohio (Holmes County), Holmesville — 4-28 — Birthplace of William M. McCullochCivil Rights Champion
Republican congressman William M. McCulloch was one of the architects of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, the first of three laws to recommit the nation to the cause of civil rights in the 1960s. “Bill” McCulloch was born near . . . — Map (db m119877) HM
Ohio (Holmes County), Killbuck — VFW Post 7079 POW/MIA Memorial
In memory of Prisoners of War Missing in Action All Wars You Are Not Forgotten In God is Our Trust — Map (db m28817) HM
Ohio (Holmes County), Millersburg — Holmes County Veterans Memorial
Washington [north face] Six Soldiers of the Revolutionary War were subsequently Residents of Holmes County, Ohio. Jackson [east face] In memory of the Soldiers of the War of A.D. 1812 who became citizens of Holmes . . . — Map (db m81741) WM
Ohio (Holmes County), Walnut Creek — 1-38 — Jonas Stutzman"Der Weiss" — 1-31-1788 - 10-18-1871
Jonas Stutzman, from Somerset County, Pennsylvania, came to this site in 1809 to clear land for farming and to build a log home for his family. He was the first permanent settler in the eastern portion of what would in 1825 become Holmes County. . . . — Map (db m24493) HM

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