Indian Trail Caverns, first opened in 1927, is one of many caves that occur on the dolomite ridge traversed by State Route 568 in Wyandot and Hancock counties. Sheriden Cave, a karst sinkhole associated with the caverns, was discovered in 1989. It . . . — — Map (db m93656) HM
Burning of Crawford
One-half mile northeast,
June 11, 1782, the Indians
burned Colonel William Crawford
at the stake, in revenge for
massacre of the Christian
Moravian Indians by William-
son's earlier . . . — — Map (db m20362) HM
[Side A] Colonel William Crawford
Colonel William Crawford, a lifelong friend of George Washington, was born in Virginia in 1722. He was married twice, first to Ann Stewart and later to Hannah Vance. In 1755, he served with Colonel . . . — — Map (db m20359) HM
Dedicated in memory of Col. Wm. Crawford who was born in 1722, in what is now Berkeley County, West Virginia, and was burned at the stake, one half mile northeast of here down in the valley, on June 11, 1782, by the . . . — — Map (db m70009) HM
Prairie grasslands were once widely scattered across western Ohio. One of Ohio's best remaining prairies, Killdeer Plains is dominated by tall grasses such as the big bluestem and plays host to some unique species of wildlife such as the eastern . . . — — Map (db m94525) HM
Text on South Side :
Harrison's March - 1813
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Text on North Side :
Harrison's March - 1813
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The International Society of Arboriculture and the National Arborist Association jointly recognize this significant tree in this bicentennial year as having lived here during the American Revolutionary period 1776 1976 — — Map (db m104224) HM
George Washington and Col. Crawford's friendship began while Washington was acting surveyor for Lord Fairfax in the Shenandoah Valley in 1749, and continued until Col. Crawford's death.
Col. Crawford's record is as . . . — — Map (db m21386) HM
[Front side of marker]: "Departure of the Wyandot Indians"
The 1817 Treaty of Fort Meigs opened much of northwest Ohio to white settlement. In return, the U.S. Government granted the Wyandot Nation permanent use of the Grand Reserve . . . — — Map (db m26527) HM
built by Gen. Harrison's Army, 1812.
1814 until 1846, on site Elks Lodge.
used by Indians 1730 to 1843.
Col. Crawford's Army drank at Spring June 4, 1782.
Charles Dickens stopped at Inn and Spring, . . . — — Map (db m114533) HM
Evangelical Circuit Riders visited this area in the 1830s bringing the Word of God to German speaking settlers. In 1845 a need was felt for a regular place of worship and a log meeting house was built near this location known as “Indian . . . — — Map (db m107100) HM
Stephan Lumber Company. This brick structure, built around 1905, is all that remains of the Stephan Lumber Company following a fire in 1978. Woodshop scenes in the 1994 motion picture “The Shawshank Redemption” were filmed in the . . . — — Map (db m119665) HM
Text on Side A of the Marker
Conceived by leaders of the automobile industry to encourage the building of "good roads," the Lincoln Highway was established in 1913 as the first transcontinental automobile route in the United States. It . . . — — Map (db m93866) HM
Wyandot Countys third and current courthouse was
constructed from 1899-1900. Designed by the firm of
Yost & Packard, the architects of courthouses in Wood,
Harrison, and other counties, the building is a wonderful
example of Beaux-Arts . . . — — Map (db m119711) HM
Brow of hill above was the site
of Wyandot Indian Council House
1819 to Jan. 16, 1850.
Building was covered with bark.
First Wyandot County Teachers
Association organized Aug. 25, 1848.
First newspaper published in
Wyandot County March . . . — — Map (db m26563) HM
Founded by John Stewart, a black man, in 1816, the Wyandott Indian Mission became the first officially recognized mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America three years later. A stone Mission Church was built on this spot in 1824, under . . . — — Map (db m26557) HM