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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wyandot County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Wyandot County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Wyandot County, OH (71) Crawford County, OH (36) Hancock County, OH (76) Hardin County, OH (57) Marion County, OH (40) Seneca County, OH (96)  WyandotCounty(71) Wyandot County (71)  CrawfordCounty(36) Crawford County (36)  HancockCounty(76) Hancock County (76)  HardinCounty(57) Hardin County (57)  MarionCounty(40) Marion County (40)  SenecaCounty(96) Seneca County (96)
Upper Sandusky is the county seat for Wyandot County
Adjacent to Wyandot County, Ohio
      Crawford County (36)  
      Hancock County (76)  
      Hardin County (57)  
      Marion County (40)  
      Seneca County (96)  
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1Ohio, Wyandot County, Belle Vernon — Parker BridgeBuilt in 1873
Bridge Destroyed by fire 5-17-91 Cross Over The Bridge Committee formed 7-29-91 to raise $150,000 to restore the Parker Bridge & also the Swartz Bridge. Committee's goal was achieved and the bridge was dedicated 10-25-92 Federal & . . . Map (db m166053) HM
2Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — Benches
Benches made from original sandstone steps of the Dorcas Carey Public Library established 1906Map (db m193576) HM
3Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — Carey
Home of the 1875 Shrine of Our Lady of ConsolationMap (db m193424) HM
4Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — Carey Korea & Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1950 - 1955 Korea 1961-1975 Vietnam Veterans In memory of those who served when their nation called. Erected by Earl Green Post No. 344 American Legion Black - Lamberjack Post No. 3759 V.F.W.Map (db m193541) WM
5Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — Carey Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial
Lt. William Crawford 1745 - 1782 • Jacob Shepherd 1757 - 183Map (db m193542) WM
6Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — Carey Veterans Memorial
Flag & Pole dedicated to all Carey area veterans donated by American Legion & V.F.W.Map (db m193577) WM
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7Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — Carey World War Memorial1914 - 1918 1941 - 1945
In remembrance of those who gave their lives and as a tribute in honor of those who served in the armed forces of the United States during the World War 1941 - 1945Map (db m193540) WM
8Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — 4-88 — Sheriden Cave
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
9Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — The Original St. Edwards Church
. . . Map (db m193715) HM
10Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — To Religion Education And Patriotism
This building was dedicated 12 January 1915 by Rt. Rev. Joseph Schrembs D.D. Bishop of Toledo Rev. Aloys M. Fish Ph. D.O.M.D. Pastor Thomas F. Huber Architect William H. Snyder BuilderMap (db m193716) HM
11Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — Welcome to The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation
Our Lady of Consolation Parish (originally St. Edward's) was founded in 1868. The statue of Our Lady of Consolation was brought from Luxembourg in 1875. On May 24, the statue was carried in solemn procession from nearby Frenchtown. The . . . Map (db m193714) HM
12Ohio, Wyandot County, Carey — West End Elementary School
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193578) HM
13Ohio, Wyandot County, Crawford — C52 — Burning of CrawfordOhio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
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
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14Ohio, Wyandot County, Crawford — Colonel CrawfordIn Memory of
In Memory of Col. Crawford Who was Burned by the Indians In this Valley June 11, 1782 Map (db m20379) HM
15Ohio, Wyandot County, Crawford — 1-88 — Colonel William Crawford / The 1782 Sandusky CampaignOhio Historical Markers
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 Edward Braddock in . . . Map (db m193001) HM
16Ohio, Wyandot County, Crawford — Crawford Memorial Park
(center plaque) 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
17Ohio, Wyandot County, Harpster — 5-88 — Killdeer Plains Wildlife AreaA Feature of Ohio's Prairies
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
18Ohio, Wyandot County, Lovell — A140 — to Crawford's Burning / to Battle IslandOhio Revolutionary Memorial Trailh — Harrison's March — Reported missing
Ohio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail Text on South Side : Harrison's March - 1813 - - - - - 2 Mile to Crawford's Burning Text on North Side : Harrison's March - 1813 - - - - . . . Map (db m93691) HM
19Ohio, Wyandot County, McCutchenville — This FlagpoleDedicated May 29,2000
"In lasting tribute to the sons & daughters of McCutchenville and its surrounding community who served in the wars of their country"Map (db m194207) WM
20Ohio, Wyandot County, Nevada — Veterans Memorial
To the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and in honor of all who served their country in the Armed ForcesMap (db m194210) WM
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21Ohio, Wyandot County, Sycamore — Historic Oak in Sycamore, Ohio
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 1976Map (db m104224) HM
22Ohio, Wyandot County, Sycamore — Sycamore's Original Fire Bell
In memory of fireman and EMT, George Fadley Jr. honoring all Sycamore volunteer firemen and EMT'sMap (db m194209) HM
23Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — "Enjoy The Day” Bench
In honor of Albert McDannel - WWII Seabees Perry McDannel - WWII US Navy Richard McDannel - Korea US Navy Albert Niederkohr - WWII USS ArmyMap (db m194460) WM
24Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — C 431 — 1000 feet east - site of Fort Ferree
Main headgquarters of Gen Wm. H. Harrison's army in the War of 1812. Many of his soldiers who died in battle are buried in this courthouse yard.Map (db m193751) HM
25Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Alice Fleck McGann
In memory of Alice Fleck McGann 1902-2000 Alice was the daughter of Louis and Rose (O'Brien) Fleck. She was the last living grandchild of Patrick O'Brien. Patrick O'Brien owned most of this river front area, 1870-1910. He cared for . . . Map (db m194448) HM
26Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — American Revolution Memorial Bench
In honor of veterans who served during the American Revolution, 1775 - 1783Map (db m194442) WM
27Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — 145 — Battle Island
Battle Island Scene Of the Defeat of Col. Wm Crawford June 5. & 6. 1782Map (db m21416) HM
28Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — C — Battle IslandOhio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Reported missing
. . . Map (db m93867) HM
29Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Co. B 2nd O.V.I. Veterans Memorial
Memory Co. B 2nd O.V.I. 1898 - 1899Map (db m194278) WM
30Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Col. William Crawford
[Front Side] 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
31Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — 2-88 — Departure of the Wyandot IndiansOhio Historical Marker
[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
32Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — C481 — Fort FerreeOhio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Reported permanently removed
. . . Map (db m193002) HM WM
33Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Fort Ferree - Overland Inn - Indian Spring
Fort Ferree built by Gen. Harrison's Army, 1812. Overland Inn 1814 until 1846, on site Elks Lodge. Indian Spring 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
34Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Harrison Smith Park Veterans Memorial
The Wyandot Memorial Association installed this flag pole, which was near the All Veterans Memorial in Harrison Smith Park, so it could continue "Honoring veterans of all wars [while remaining] dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice" . . . Map (db m195111) WM
35Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Historic Salem ChurchSalem Church of Christ — “Indian Bush”. —
Evangelical Circuit Riders visited this area in the 1830’s 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
36Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — John Stewart
1816 — 1916 JOHN STEWART —— Apostle to the Wyandot Indians Father of missions of the Methodist Episcopal ChurchMap (db m26759) HM
37Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Korean War"The Forgotten War" — June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953 —
Dedicated to Wyandot County Veterans who honorably served and continue to serve their country in time of war and conflict Freedom is not freeMap (db m194462) WM
38Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Neil A. Armstrong
"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind"
Neil A. Armstrong - First man on the moon… Confirmed in this church June 13, 1943Map (db m193748) HM
39Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — PFC William Naus Memorial
In memory of PFC William Naus an Upper Sandusky resident who served his nation in World War I - A member of company A, 146th infantry regiment 37th infantry division, American Expeditionary Force killed in action - France - 26 September 1918 . . . Map (db m195113) HM WM
40Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Robbins Post No. 91 G.A.R. Grove
1861-1865 The above six-word inscription -- now faded with time -- appeared on this rock after the Robbins Post had finalized the purchase of one & a half acres from the Pennsylvania Railroad in the early 1920s. The remaining 24 Civil War . . . Map (db m195112) WM
41Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Robert "Robby" Lee"Upper Sandusky Proud” and "Ram Pride."
These are two things Robert "Robby” Lee embodied in all he did in his career and in the community he loved. His athletic accomplishments in high school, drew regional attention. Robby was active in football and track and field. Upon graduation in . . . Map (db m194463) HM
42Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — 7-88 — Stephan Lumber Company / “The Shawshank Redemption” Woodshop
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
43Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Stepping Stones Park
This "Stepping Stones” area on the Sandusky River has been a large part of local history. Legend has it that the Wyandotte Indians used the stones to cross the river from their reservation to the Mission Church. In the year 1817 the United States . . . Map (db m194445) HM
44Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Tarhe
Distinguished Wyandot chief and loyal American Tarhe Died here in Cranetown 1818Map (db m104222) HM
45Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — 3-88 — The Lincoln Highway — Ohio Historical 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 traversed twelve states and 3,389 . . . Map (db m93866) HM
46Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — The William Walker Jr. House
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193752) HM
47Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — A147 — to Fort Morrow / to Fort FerreeOhio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Harrison's March 1813 —
Ohio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail Text on North Side : Harrison's March - 1813 - - - - - 24 Miles to Fort Morrow Text on South Side : Harrison's March - 1813 - - - - - . . . Map (db m94531) HM
48Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Tschanen Elm
By resolution of the Harrison Smith Park Commission passed June 1, 1931 this tree to be known as Tschanen Elm was dedicated to the memory of Charles Frederick Tschanen in recognition of his services as designer of Harrison Smith Park and as . . . Map (db m194294) HM
49Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Upper Sandusky
Site of last Wyandot Indian Reservation in OhioMap (db m193717) HM
50Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Upper Sandusky
Site of last Wyandot Indian Reservation in OhioMap (db m194213) HM
51Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Upper Sandusky
Site of last Wyandot Indian Reservation in OhioMap (db m194214) HM
52Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Veterans Memorial
In memory of all those who servedMap (db m194444) WM
53Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — War of 1812 Memorial Bench
In honor of veterans who served during the War of 1812Map (db m194438) WM
54Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — William Naus VFW Post 2842 Upper Sandusky, OhioChartered June 18, 1933 — Dedication —
The American Flag is the symbol of our nation whose sons and daughters have Stood in its defense. This mural is dedicated to their service and in honor of all Veterans. Painted by Marilyn Reed of Marilyn's Artistry July 4, 2011Map (db m193749) HM WM
55Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — 6-88 — Wyandot County Courthouse & The Shawshank Redemption
Wyandot County’s 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
56Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County Veterans Memorial
Honoring veterans of all wars and dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrificeMap (db m194279) WM
57Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County Veterans MemorialDedicated May 13, 2006
Thank you is given to the city of Upper Sandusky for providing this beautiful park settingMap (db m195114) WM
58Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County Vietnam War Memorial
. . . Map (db m194457) WM
59Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County War of 1812 Veterans Memorial Flagpole
The Wyandot Memorial Association dedicated this flag pole in recognition of the War of 1812 Bicentennial (2012-2015) In honor of the men who served at Fort Ferree during the war years and in memory of the unknown soldiers who died there and . . . Map (db m194280) WM
60Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County World War I Memorial
"No commander was ever privileged to lead a finer force; no commander ever derived greater inspiration from the performance of his troops." Gen. John J. PershingMap (db m194458) WM
61Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County World War II Memorial
In honor and memory of the men and women of Wyandot County who faithfully served and defended our country tin a time of world conflict.
Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women of our country can never be . . . Map (db m194459) WM
62Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's Cold War Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's veterans who served during the Cold War, 1945 - 1991Map (db m194453) WM
63Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's Korean War Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's veterans who served during the Korean WarMap (db m194454) WM
64Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's Persian Gulf War Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's veterans who served during the Persian Gulf WarMap (db m194455) WM
65Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's WWI Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's WWI veteransMap (db m194452) WM
66Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's WWII Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's WWII veteransMap (db m194451) WM
67Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot Indian Council House
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
68Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot Mission Church
Built with Government funds in 1824 Used by the Wyandot Indians till 1843 First American Methodist Mission Designated as a Shrine by the 1960 Methodist General ConferenceMap (db m26604) HM
69Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot Mission Church
Built for the Indians in 1824Map (db m193291) HM
70Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandot MuseumMcConnell Home
Dedicated in memory of Leefe Beery McConnell Born in this home in 1855 Died here in 1937Map (db m193747) HM
71Ohio, Wyandot County, Upper Sandusky — Wyandott Indian MissionFirst Methodist Mission in America
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
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Mar. 30, 2023