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Roger T. Durbin Marker image, Touch for more information
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 25, 2012
Roger T. Durbin Marker
Ohio (Lucas County), Berkey — 58- 48 — Roger T. Durbin — 1920 - 2000 — Driving Force Behind the National WW II Memorial
Side A Roger T.Durbin 1920- 2000 According to fellow World War II veteran and US Senator Bob Dole, Roger T. Durbin was “the public persona- the beacon- of the drive to build a National World War II Memorial in out nation’s . . . — Map (db m80534) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Berkey — 33-48 — The Old Territorial Road — Ohio Historical Marker
The earliest improved public road west from Lake Erie to the Indiana border, the Territorial-Indiana Road was built by the U.S. Government in 1834-1835 through the Cottonwood Swamp, then a major obstacle to travel. It ran parallel to the Harris . . . — Map (db m27756) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Holland — 59-48 — Birthplace of Alexander Drabik — 1910-1993
Side A Birthplace of Alexander Drabik Alexander Albert Drabik was born here, in a log cabin, on December 28, 1910 to John Drabik and Frances Lewandowski, Polish immigrants from Szymborze, Germany, now Poland. Alex, . . . — Map (db m94771) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Holland — 38-48 — The Oak Openings Regions
Ice Age glaciers formed the distinct landscape of the Oak Openings Region, which is dominated by rolling sand dunes and wet prairies interrupted by clusters of oak trees. Although the sandy soil did not support agriculture well, the early . . . — Map (db m94713) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 63-48 — 41st Regiment of Foot - War of 1812 / Private Patrick Russell
[Front Side of Marker]: 41st Regiment of Foot - War of 1812 Near this site, in the War of 1812, stood the British encampment during the First Siege of Fort Meigs from May 1-9, 1813. This marker honors members of the 41st Regiment of . . . — Map (db m65056) HM WM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — A Long March
As peace negotiations continued without success, General Wayne's slow and strenuous march through Ohio moved massive amounts of supplies, horses and artillery to support his 2,000 soldiers. Along the way, Wayne's army built supply depots and . . . — Map (db m90902) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — A Strategic Location
The British constructed Fort Miamis at the foot of the Maumee River rapids to challenge U.S. General Anthony Wayne and his Legionnaires marching through the Ohio country in 1794. Besides preventing a U.S. advance on British-controlled Detroit, . . . — Map (db m76970) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Aftermath of War
Once assured the Western Confederacy was not returning, Wayne marched his troops within cannon range of Fort Miamis. To assert American presence, Wayne encamped there and sent a series of letters to British Major William Campbell. After three . . . — Map (db m90969) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Alliances — Main Battle Line
The Western Confederacy united three prominent Nations: the Miami, Shawnee, and Delaware, with additional members from other Nations. Chief Little Turtle of the Miami, Blue Jacket of the Shawnee and Buckongahelas of the Delaware were the primary . . . — Map (db m93110) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — American Faces — Americans
There were multiple noteworthy Americans at the Battle of Fallen Timbers and the Treaty of Greenville. Perhaps you've heard of a few? William Henry Harrison Served under General Anthony Wayne at the Battle of Fallen Timbers. . . . — Map (db m91021) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — American Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers
In memory of all the American Indians who gave their lives at this place, including members of the following tribes. Chippewa           Ottawa Delaware           Potawatami Miami           Shawnee Mingo           Wyandot Dedicated August 20, 1994 . . . — Map (db m85707) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Archeology & Artifacts — Main Battle Line
In 1995, after years of research, Dr. G. Michael Pratt led an archeological survey on a field west of the floodplain previously believed to be the site of the battle. A successful dig turned up artifacts such as buckshot, rifle fragments and . . . — Map (db m93178) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 46-48 — Battle of Fallen Timbers
[Front Side Text of Marker] : "Battle of Fallen Timbers" The Battle of Fallen Timbers, fought on August 20, 1794, is one of the most significant events relating to post-Revolutionary War America. Major General "Mad" Anthony Wayne led . . . — Map (db m54542) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Battle of Fallen Timbers
This monument and nine-acre site commemorates the Battle of Fallen Timbers, fought August 20, 1794, between a confederation of Indian tribes and General Anthony Wayne’s Legion of the United States. Treaty of Greenville   1795General Anthony . . . — Map (db m89200) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — British Betray Indian Allies
After U.S. victory at the Battle of Fallen Timbers on August 20, 1794, the retreating American Indians fled to Fort Miamis. But the British troops - betraying earlier assurances - denied their Indian allies access to the fort. U.S. troops . . . — Map (db m76877) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Caught Off Guard
To prepare for battle, warriors from the Western Confederacy followed a fasting ritual. An unexpected two-day wait, caused by General Wayne's construction of Camp Deposit, left the warriors famished and dehydrated. On the morning of the battle, . . . — Map (db m90903) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Cover and Camouflage — August 20, 1794
The natural land features and geography of the land played a major role in determining the battle strategy for both forces. This, combined with the thick forests and downed timber, caused by a tornado, was a landscape that favored the Western . . . — Map (db m90927) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — C27 — Dudley's Massacre — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
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Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Early American Defeats
Feeling confident after defeating the British in the Revolutionary War, the U.S. stood little chance of success against the better ordered Western Confederacy forces. As a result the well-organized natives led by Little Turtle and Blue Jacket . . . — Map (db m90318) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fallen Timbers
Resentment by the Indians against white encroachment reached a peck in the 1790’s. Encouraged by the British, they began to raid settlements. Two poorly organized American military campaigns, led by General Josiah Harmar in 1790 and Governor Arthur . . . — Map (db m19568) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fallen Timbers Battle Memorial — In Memoriam
On the Battlefield of Fallen Timbers, in unmarked graves, rest the brave soldiers of General Anthony Wayne's Legion of the United States and the Kentucky Volunteers, who were killed on August 20, 1794, in the victorious conflict with the Indians and . . . — Map (db m20004) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fallen Timbers Battle Monument
(Front) The Greenville Treaty To General Anthony Wayne who organized the “Legion of the United States” by order of President Washington and defeated Chief Little Turtle’s warriors here at Fallen Timbers August 20, 1794. . . . — Map (db m8175) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — C — Fallen Timbers Battlefield — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
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Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic Site
This park commemorates battles and treaties with the British and American Indians that led to the westward expansion of the United States and statehood for Ohio. In the 1790s, residents of the newly formed United States were starting to . . . — Map (db m65093) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fighting Forces
Following the disastrous defeats of U.S. Generals Harmar and St. Clair by the Western Confederacy, President George Washington recalled Anthony Wayne from retirement to lead a new U.S. fighting force. Over the course of two years, General Wayne . . . — Map (db m90901) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 4-48 — First Presbyterian Church — Ohio Historical Marker
This congregation was organized January 9, 1820 by 11 charter members. In 1837 the structure was completed on land reserved for religious purposes on the first Maumee plat. A British gun battery stood on the site in the War of 1812. Additions to the . . . — Map (db m18772) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fort Miamis — Anthony Wayne Parkway
On this site in 1794, the British built Fort Miamis to block Gen. Anthony Wayne's expected march on Detroit. Its strategic location commanded both the land and water routes in the Maumee Valley. The post, constructed after the manner of the noted . . . — Map (db m18738) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fort Miamis — A British Outpost
British Troops constructed Fort Miamis on the banks of the Maumee River between April and August of 1794 with the help of local American Indians. Fort Miamis featured four bastions, a river battery, barracks, officers' quarters, supply buildings and . . . — Map (db m76876) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fort Miamis Connection — Fort Miamis
As allies, the British government supported the Western Confederacy with supplies but did not authorize soldiers to assist in battle. For the British, the garrison at Fort Miamis was strictly a defensive barrier to Wayne's march northward. The . . . — Map (db m93177) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fort Miamis During the War of 1812
In the spring of 1813, British troops returned to the site of Fort Miamis to again ally with a determined American Indian Confederacy struggling to expel American settlers from their homeland. The British successfully landed troops and artillery at . . . — Map (db m76878) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 2-48 — House of Four Pillars — Ohio Historical Marker
Theodore Dreiser wrote in 1900 his famous novel, Sister Carrie, in this house. It was built in 1835 and altered to Greek Revival Style in 1844. Dreiser acquired it in 1899. The house possesses most of the features typical of the American . . . — Map (db m25878) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — C — Hull's Crossing/Turkey Foot Rock — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
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Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 52-48 — Lucas County Children's Home — Ohio Historical Marker
For nearly a century, this 98-acre site was occupied by an orphanage that, over the years, cared for several thousand destitute children. Founded in nearby Toledo in 1867 as the Protestant Orphan's Home, the orphanage became the Lucas County . . . — Map (db m94699) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Maumee River Rapids
The Maumee River Rapids, made of exposed limestone bedrock, is an alvar, a habitat found only in Europe and here in the Great Lakes region. Alvars are rocky ledges with cycles of flooding and seasonal low water. Plants and animals live on the . . . — Map (db m68357)
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 30-48 — Northern Light Lodge No. 40 Free and Accepted Masons
On March 5, 1817, Lieutenant Almon Gibbs, formerly of Army Lodge No. 24 at Fort Meigs, Perrysburg, formed Northern Light Lodge No. 40 "at Waynesfield" (now Maumee). Gibbs served as Worshipful Master, William Griffith as Senior Warden, and Charles . . . — Map (db m67523) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Partners in Preservation — The Battlefield
The Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic site exists for the benefit and education of the public thanks to the dedication of preservationists across the country. Metroparks of the Toledo Area owns and protects Fort Miamis and . . . — Map (db m93181) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Ready, Aim, Fire!
The Legion of 2,000 combatants was organized into four sub-legions, each containing companies of infantry, light infantry, riflemen and dragoons. Split into three columns the legion's left flank held the 2nd and 4th sub-legions, while the right . . . — Map (db m90938) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Running a Gauntlet
Desperate to break the British and American Indian siege of Fort Meigs, General William Henry Harrison ordered 800 Kentucky Militia under Colonel William Dudley to cross the Maumee River and destroy the British batteries. After seizing the . . . — Map (db m76969) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Side Cut Locks
The Side Cut section of the Miami and Erie Canal was completed in 1842 to provide a water connection from the canal down to the river at Maumee. It was two miles long with six limestone locks. Canal locks acted like elevators to raise and lower . . . — Map (db m28568) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — C — Site of Fort Miami — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
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Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — The Battle Begins — Ravine — August 20, 1794
Wayne's advance units of scouts and militia collided with the Native Confederacy's position in the dense forest. In a fierce fight, the U.S. forces were driven back to the main columns of the Legion. Under the cover provided by the advance . . . — Map (db m90935) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — The Battle Ends — Kentucky Militia
The Western Alliance faced a more formidable foe at the Battle of Fallen Timbers. Although losses were equal on both sides, rumors of eight slain chiefs discouraged the Western Confederacy. They retreated to where Swan Creek meets the Maumee River. . . . — Map (db m90967) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — The Great Trail
This Tablet Marks the Path Made previous to the French and Indian War By the Indians Who called it THE GREAT TRAIL It extended from Detroit to Pittsburg and was used by the French and British and by General Harrison in 1812. . . . — Map (db m21882) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — The Indian Wars — 1790 - 1795
When American Pioneers attempted to settle the area north and west of the Ohio River, following the Ordinance of 1787, the Indians aided by the British in Canada, fought valiantly and fiercely for their homes in the Ohio Country. It required the . . . — Map (db m18821) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 3-48 — The Old Plantation
Levi Beebe built in 1836 this structure then known as the Commercial Building housing stores, bank, and post office. During the canal era, the building was a stagecoach stop and social center for Maumee, the Lucas County seat until 1853. Later the . . . — Map (db m27013) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — A84 — to Hull's Crossing / to River Raisin — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Hull-Winchester Marches
Ohio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail Text on North Side : Hull-Winchester Marches 1812 • Marches • 1813 - - - - - 5 Miles to Hull's Crossing Text on South Side : . . . — Map (db m93522) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Treaty of Greenville
In the summer of 1795, General Wayne and representatives of the Western Confederacy gathered at Fort Greenville in Ohio to negotiate a peace treaty. After a long winter with few supplies, deep distrust of the British and minimal shelter, the . . . — Map (db m90998) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Turkey Foot Rock
Lower marker On this rock according to tradition, Chief Turkey Foot of the Ottawa Indians rallied his warriors during the Battle of Fallen Timbers. Here he was killed and for many years tribesmen made offerings of tobacco on the rock to . . . — Map (db m19572) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Unfair Negotiations — Treaty of Paris, 1783
After the American Revolution, the arrival of more settlers to the Ohio Country threatened the fragile peace between Native Nations, the British and the United States. Land boundaries were set between the British and the U.S. at the Treaty of . . . — Map (db m90303) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Why Fight Here?
The Maumee River Valley nurtured a hunter-gatherer life and later farming communities for thousands of Native Americans. The valley also attracted the French, British and American settlers because of navigable waterways and the fur trade. . . . — Map (db m90299) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 5-48 — Wolcott House
This federal style house was built in 1827 by James A. Wolcott who migrated to Ohio in 1818 from Connecticut. Of distinguished parentage, Wolcott was a leading merchant, shipbuilder, judge and politician. Here he and his wife, Mary Wells, daughter . . . — Map (db m27023) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Oregon — The Johlin Cabin
Pearson Metropark is one of the last remaining pieces of the Great Black Swamp, which once blanketed much of the region.

The Johlin Cabin is a log home built in the swamp in 1867. Originally located about 1.5 miles from here on Corduroy . . . — Map (db m49495) HM

Ohio (Lucas County), Providence — 31-48 — Miami & Erie Canal — Ohio Historical Marker
The Wabash & Erie Canal opened between Toledo and Lafayette, Indiana, May 8, 1843. The Miami Extension Canal was completed to Junction, Ohio, on July 4, 1845, linking the Wabash & Erie Canal with Cincinnati and resulting in changing the canal’s name . . . — Map (db m19574) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Swanton — 51-48 — Ohio's Last Ottawas / Swanton
Side A Ohio's Last Ottawas Here in the Oak Openings Region of northwest Ohio, some of the last Ottawa villages in Ohio lined the banks of Swan Creek during the 1830s. These Native Americans were led by Chief Ottokee . . . — Map (db m94769) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — 1850 Barn
This is a replica of a barn built in 1850 on Sylvania-Metamora Road. In 2000, the original barn was dismantled and the timber beams were transported to the Historical Village where they were used in the reconstruction of the barn. The original . . . — Map (db m103703) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — 1858 Railroad Depot
The showpiece of the Historical Village is the original railroad depot building that served Sylvania residents for 98 years, from 1858 to 1956. It is the oldest train depot in existance in the State of Ohio. Built in 1858 and originally . . . — Map (db m103676) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — 62-48 — Centennial Terrace and Quarry / Fossil Park
Side A Centennial Terrace and Quarry In 1931, the France Stone Company ceased operations. Robert Burge leased 19 acres of the site for recreational swimming and opened Centennial Quarry in 1934. Five years later, . . . — Map (db m94772) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — 32-48 — Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad — Ohio Historical Marker
This rail line was the original route of the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad, the first railroad to operate west of the Allegheny Mountains. The train made its initial run on October 3, 1836 from Toledo to Adrian, a total of approximately thirty miles. . . . — Map (db m27749) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — 43-48 — Hindu Temple and Heritage Hall
Side A Hindu Temple and Heritage Hall The Hindu Temple of Toledo was established in 1981 for the growing Hindu and Jain communities in northwest Ohio. Religious functions were initially held in a house located on a . . . — Map (db m94783) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — Log Home
This 1 1/2 story home was built in the 1840's. It was purchased in 1997 and moved to the Sylvania Historical Village from near Westin, Ohio, about 3 1/2 miles Southeast of Grand Rapids. The home was covered in asphalt shingles and had been . . . — Map (db m104987) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — Railroad Car Barn
This building is a reproduction of the center bays of the original Sylvania interurban car barn. It was located on South Main Street at Ten Mile Creek (near Sautter's Foodcenter). It houses two important pieces of Sylvania's rail history. . . . — Map (db m103650) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — Sister City Garden
Enjoy this beautiful and peaceful setting on the grounds of the Sylvania Historical Village. It celebrates the alliance of Sylvania with its sister city of Woodstock, Ontario in Canada. This alliance was formed between the two cities in 1992. . . . — Map (db m103611) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — Stone Academy
This school is a half-scale replica of the two story school that was built on this site in 1844. It was named "Stone Academy" because it was built out of local cut quarry stone. In 1869, a brick building replaced it called "Sylvania High School". . . . — Map (db m105029) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — Sylvania Heritage Museum
This circa 1902 house was the home and office of Dr. Uriah A. Cooke. His physician's office is still intact. Adjacent to the office is a replica of an early 1900's apothecary. The three-story house features the original hardwood flooring, window . . . — Map (db m103578) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — 55-48 — The Harroun Family Barn
The David and Clarissa Harroun family migrated to Sylvania in 1835 and built their home, and in 1858 the barn, on this site. Four generations of this Harroun family called this property home, from 1835-1938. While here, David, Clarissa, and their . . . — Map (db m94722) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Sylvania — 54-48 — Toledo and Western Railway Company — Ohio Historical Marker
Side A Toledo and Western Railway Company Sylvania was once the headquarters for the Toledo and Western Railway, an electric interurban line that provided service between Toledo and Pioneer with a branch line to . . . — Map (db m94720) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — A Prehistoric Fort
A Prehistoric Fort consisting of earthen walls accompanied by moats, formerly occupied this site. The walls, three to four feet high, probably were surmounted by palisades which together with the steep river banks, rendered the fort fairly secure . . . — Map (db m25860) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 41-48 — Art Tatum
Art Tatum was born in Toledo on October 13, 1909, the son of Arthur Tatum, Sr. and Mildred Hoskins Tatum. Despite being blind in one eye and only partially sighted in the other, he became one of the greatest jazz pianists of his era. To deal with . . . — Map (db m94866) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 26–48 — Canal Terminus / Manhattan — Ohio Historical Marker
Marker Front: Canal Terminus The original northernmost lock in a canal system which linked Lake Erie with the Ohio River was located near the foot of LaSalle Street. Indiana’s Wabash & Erie Canal (1843 – 1874) . . . — Map (db m19439) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 36-48 — Engine House Number One / Neptune Engine No. 1
(Engine House Number One – marker side 1) Toledo's first fire station was built in November 1837 one city block due north of this site at the southwest corner of Cherry Street and Eagle Lane at 519 Cherry on what is now the . . . — Map (db m121491) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 9-48 — Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad — Ohio Historical Marker
[East side of Marker]:"Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad" The first railroad to operate west of the Allegheny Mountains was Toledo's colorful "Erie and Kalamazoo." Begun in 1832, the line was completed by 1836. Its rails were made of oak . . . — Map (db m27718) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 60-48 — First Chartered Girl Scout Council in the United States
Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927) had a dream that young women could be independent, help others in need, and be responsible leaders in their communities. Low founded Girl Scouts of the United States of America with 18 girls on March 12, 1912 in her . . . — Map (db m94889) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 22-48 — First Congregational Church
Side A First Congregational Church Founded in 1833, this is the oldest congregation organized within Toledo's original boundaries. From 1844 to 1913 the church occupied a succession of three meeting houses on St. . . . — Map (db m94890) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — George Duncan Forsyth
[Text on Front Side of Marker] F. C. L. [Text on Right Side of Marker] George Duncan Forsyth Lt. Co. B. 100th O. V. I. Captured at Limestone Station Sept. 8, 1863. Shot and Killed in Libby Prison. Apr. 12, 1864, . . . — Map (db m44765) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 37-48 — Historic Woodlawn Cemetery — Ohio Historical Marker
Founded in 1876 by a group of Toledo businessmen, Woodlawn Cemetery was designed in the tradition of the country's "rural cemetery" movement, which was first popularized in Europe in the 1830s. This movement reflects the change in American burial . . . — Map (db m27214) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — James B. Steedman — Major-General, U.S.V.
[Front/South Side of Monument] James B. Steedman, Major-General, U.S.V. Carrick's Ford [Right/East Side of Monument] Erected by W.J. Finlay 1886 Nashville [Back/North Side of Monument] . . . — Map (db m44820) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 21-48 — Lucas County — Ohio Historical Marker
[Front Side/West Side of Marker]:"Lucas County" Lucas County was named for Governor Robert Lucas who championed Ohio's cause in the "Toledo War," a boundary dispute arising when both Ohio and the Michigan Territory claimed this area. . . . — Map (db m27221) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County — Created June 20, 1835 — Named for Governor Robert Lucas
Son of the Pioneers, born 1781. Recruited twenty Ohioans for duty in case of war with Spain over Louisiana Purchase. Brigadier General, 2nd. Brigade, 2nd. Division, Ohio Militia in War of 1812. Governor of Ohio 1832-36; enacted first laws . . . — Map (db m121994) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 24-48 — Medical College of Ohio — Ohio Historical Marker
State interest in medical education for northwest Ohio became a reality when the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo was established in December, 1964. Located initially at South Detroit and Arlington on Lucas County property, MCO moved to the present . . . — Map (db m94749) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — A86 — Michigan - Ohio State Line — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Hull-Winchester Marches
Ohio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail Text on North Side : Hull-Winchester Marches 1812 • Marches • 1813 - - - - - MichiganOhio State Line Text on South Side : . . . — Map (db m93602) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 47-48 — Moses Fleetwood Walker
Moses Fleetwood Walker was born on October 7, 1856 in Ohio to Moses M. Walker, a physician, and Caroline, a midwife. He attended and played baseball at Oberlin College and the University of Michigan. In 1883, Walker joined the newly formed Toledo . . . — Map (db m94868) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Peter and Robert Navarre
Erected by Citizens of Toledo, East Side Commercial Club, and Ford Post, GAR Peter and Robert Navarre U.S. Scouts War of 1812 East Toledo Historical Society, 1989 — Map (db m19556) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Peter Navarre — 1785 – 1874
Famous Scout Whose loyalty, courage, and resourcefulness aided the United States in retaining this territory during the War of 1812 – 1815. His grave is 400 feet south of this spot. This memorial erected October 6, 1923. by The Peter Navarre . . . — Map (db m19552) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 50–48 — Peter Navarre
(Front):Peter Navarre 1790-1874 Considered the first citizen of the East Side, Peter Navarre, along with his brother Robert, first settled the land east of the Maumee River in 1807. A fur trader by profession, Navarre . . . — Map (db m19555) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 10-48 — Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805 — Ohio Historical Marker
[East Side of Marker]:"Port Lawrence" This pioneer village, which was united with its downriver rival, Vistula, to be incorporated as Toledo in 1837, was platted by Cincinnati businessmen in 1817. The "Panic" of 1819 caused the . . . — Map (db m25999) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Private Mark Wood — Company C., 21st. Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Private Mark Wood, Company C, 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Died July 11, 1866 Congressional Medal of Honor winner Pvt. Wood, a union soldier during the Civil War, was a member of the famed Andrews Raiders, who took possession of the Confederate . . . — Map (db m19087) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Spanish American War Memorial
This monument erected by Spanish War veterans, patriotic organizations and citizens of the city of Toledo to commemorate the valour and patriotism of the men who served in the War with Spain, Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition . . . — Map (db m121997) WM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — State Line — 50th Anniversary of Michigan - Ohio Boundary Survey
[Front of Marker] STATE LINE Surveyed By S. S. Gannet Geographer United States Geological Survey 1915 [Ohio Side of Marker] OHIO Frank B. Willis Governor - - - - - Erected by Authority of The . . . — Map (db m21007) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 19-48 — The Blade
(marker side 1) The Toledo Blade is the city's oldest continuing business. The newspaper was first published on December 19, 1835, during the Ohio-Michigan boundary dispute known as the "Toledo War." The name is derived from that . . . — Map (db m121496) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — The Great Trail
This Tablet Marks the Path Made previous to the French and Indian War By the Indians Who called it THE GREAT TRAIL It extended from Detroit to Pittsburg and was used by the French and British and by General Harrison in 1812. . . . — Map (db m27216) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 8-48 — The Oliver House — Ohio Historic Marker
[Front Side]:"The Oliver House" Overlooking the "Middlegrounds," an early site of railroad, immigration, and commercial activity, the Oliver House opened in 1859 as Toledo's premier hotel. It was designed by nationally prominent . . . — Map (db m26003) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 57-48 — The Toledo State Hospital New Cemetery, 1922-1973
[Front Side of Marker] : "The Toledo State Hospital New Cemetery, 1922-1973" Toledo State Hospital opened in January 1888 as the Toledo Asylum for the Insane. People were admitted with mild to severe forms of mental illness, and a . . . — Map (db m30782) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 56-48 — The Toledo State Hospital Old Cemetery, 1888-1922
[Front Side of Marker] : "The Toledo State Hospital Old Cemetery, 1888-1922" Toledo State Hospital opened in January 1888 as the Toledo Asylum for the Insane. Originally located immediately south of this cemetery, the hospital was . . . — Map (db m30791) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 11-48 — The Toledo Zoo / The New Deal in Toledo
Side 1: The Toledo Zoo Now ranked among the country's finest, the zoo began in 1900 with one large woodchuck in a box at Walbridge Park. After the organization of the Toledo Zoological Society, 1905-10, the zoo began its steady growth, . . . — Map (db m29762) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 12-48 — The Toledo Zoo / Toledo's Canals
[Front Side of Marker]:"The Toledo Zoo" Now ranked among the country's finest, the zoo began in 1900 with one large woodchuck in a box at Walbridge Park. After the organization of the Toledo Zoological Society, 1905-10, the zoo began . . . — Map (db m41959) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 7-48 — Toledo — Ohio Historical Marker
[Front Side of Marker, Facing South]:"Toledo" After consolidation of the villages of Fort Lawrence and Vistula, the City of Toledo was incorporated in 1837. Originally named "Toledo" in 1833, the site became part of Ohio when the . . . — Map (db m27063) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 13-48 — Toledo Museum of Art — Ohio Historical Marker
Founded in 1901 under the leadership of Edward Drummond Libbey, who established the glass industry in Toledo, the Museum building was designed by the architect Edward Green. It was completed in three stages in 1912, 1926, and 1933. From the outset . . . — Map (db m94869) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 20-48 — Toledo’s Canals — Ohio Historical Marker
[Marker Front]: The first canal boat arrived in Toledo from Indiana in 1843 via the Wabash & Erie Canal. The Miami & Erie Canal from Cincinnati was completed in 1845. It joined the W&E Canal near Defiance and they shared the same course . . . — Map (db m19474) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 14-48 — Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
SIde A Toledo's First High School Toledo High School opened in 1854 on the site of the city's first log schoolhouse. After an 1895 fire, it was rebuilt and named Central High School. The facility closed in 1914 with . . . — Map (db m94891) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 6-48 — Vistula Historic District — Ohio Historical Marker
The pioneer village of Vistula is now bounded by Walnut, Champlain, Chestnut, Magnolia, and Summit streets. Established in 1833 by Benjamin F. Stickney and Edward Bissell, Vistula was merged with its rival, Port Lawrence, and in 1837 both villages . . . — Map (db m26318) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — War Savings Stamps — Lucas County
In recognition of the Patriotism of the People of Lucas County who so generously purchased War Savings Stamps in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings Committee — Map (db m121995) WM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — William McKinley Monument
(panel 1) William McKinley Born at Niles – Trumbull County, Ohio January Twenty-Ninth – Eighteen Hundred and Forty-Three Volunteer Soldier of the Rebellion Representative in Congress Twice Governor of Ohio Twice . . . — Map (db m121996) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Watervile — 49-48 — Browning Masonic Community — Ohio Historical Marker
Text on Side A: Browning Masonic Community This location was selected in 1936 for a Memorial Home for aged Masons, at the wishes of Otis Avery Browning. Browning, a prominent Toledo businessman, book publisher, . . . — Map (db m94700) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Waterville — Bowling Green Fault
The Bowling Green Fault, a geological feature unique to the Great Lakes region, passes through Farnsworth Metropark. The 100-mile-long fault, which runs from south of Findlay into southern Michigan, is exposed at the Maumee River in the bedrock and . . . — Map (db m93223)
Ohio (Lucas County), Waterville — Fort Deposit / Roche de Bout — Anthony Wayne Parkway
Fort Deposit Gen. Mad Anthony Wayne built Fort Deposit near here on Aug. 19, 1794 when advancing against theforces ofthe hostile Indian Confederacy gathered at the foot of the Rapida. The following day, leaving Capt. Zebulon Pike with 200 . . . — Map (db m19589) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Waterville — 40-48 — John Pray - Founder of Waterville,Ohio / The Miami and Erie Canal
East Side of Marker: "John Pray - Founder of Waterville, Ohio" Born in Rhode Island, John Pray (1783-1872) moved to the Maumee River Valley from New York shortly after serving in the War of 1812 and completing a . . . — Map (db m30795) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Waterville — 35-48 — Ohio Electric Railroad Bridge / Roche De Bout, Roche De Boeuf
[South Side of Marker]: "Ohio Electric Railroad Bridge" The Lima and Toledo Traction Company Bridge was construted in 1907 by the National Bridge Company of Indianapolis, and it was considered to be a revolutionary type of bridge . . . — Map (db m30799) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Waterville — C — Site of Fort Deposit / Roche de Boeuf
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Ohio (Lucas County), Waterville — The Columbian House
This property has been Placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m25974) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Waterville — 64-48 — Wakeman Hall / Waterville Historical Society — Ohio Historical Marker
Text on Side A: "Wakeman Hall" Henry Hanford Wakeman (1840-1879) of New York came to Waterville and became a successful businessman. He conceived the idea of a local Masonic Lodge, which became Wakeman Lodge No. . . . — Map (db m94698) HM

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