“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Paulding County Ohio Historical Markers

Antwerp and Carryall Township Marker image, Touch for more information
By Duane Hall, October 1, 2013
Antwerp and Carryall Township Marker
Ohio (Paulding County), Antwerp — 3-63 — Antwerp and Carryall Township
(Side One) The completion of the Wabash and Erie Canal on July 4, 1843 brought many new settlers into this region. The Wabash and Erie Canal connected with the Miami and Erie Canal at Junction. Antwerp, ideally located on the Maumee . . . — Map (db m68957) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Junction — 4-63 — Miami-Erie and Wabash-Erie CanalsJunction, Ohio
On this site, the Miami and Erie Canal, that came north from Cincinnati and the Ohio River, intersected with the Wabash and Erie Canal that came from Fort Wayne and Evansville, Indiana. From this point, which became the town of Junction, the canals . . . — Map (db m27250) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Melrose — Fort Brown
Fort Brown was built in 1812 by a "Col. Brown." Together with Fort Jennings and Fort Amanda to the south, and Fort Winchester to the north, it guarded the army supply route into the Maumee Valley. In 1813, Gen. Greene Clay's Kentucky Militia, . . . — Map (db m18989) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Melrose — Site of Fort Brown
One of a chain of posts built along the Auglaize River by General William Henry Harrison in his campaigns against the British and Indians in the War of 1812. Presented to the State of Ohio in the Sesquicentennial Year of Statehood. . . . — Map (db m18954) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Melrose — The Indians
The Indians in early times plied the Auglaize River as they traveled between the Ohio and the Great Lakes. The French, the British, and then the Americans came into the valley as they succeeded in conquering the land. In the Indian Wars (1790 - . . . — Map (db m19327) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Paulding — CharloeOquanoxa’s Village — On the Auglaize River
Charloe site of Oquanoxa’s Indian Reservation before 1820 — Map (db m79418) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Paulding — 1-63 — Paulding County
Named for John Paulding, a Revolutionary War soldier whose capture of a British spy implicated Benedict Arnold in treason, Paulding County was formed in 1820 from the last remaining unorganized area of Ohio. Sparsely settled, it remained under the . . . — Map (db m69009) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Paulding — 2-63 — Paulding County Carnegie Library
In 1912, the president of the Public Library Association in Paulding requested funding from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie to building a library in Paulding. At first the Carnegie Corporation of New York refused, stating that it only provided . . . — Map (db m69012) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Paulding — Paulding County Veterans Memorial
In honor of all who served United States Army United States Navy United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard United States Air Force — Map (db m69011) WM

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