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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Allen County, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Allen County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Allen County, OH (148) Auglaize County, OH (94) Hancock County, OH (76) Hardin County, OH (57) Putnam County, OH (62) Van Wert County, OH (69)  AllenCounty(148) Allen County (148)  AuglaizeCounty(94) Auglaize County (94)  HancockCounty(76) Hancock County (76)  HardinCounty(57) Hardin County (57)  PutnamCounty(62) Putnam County (62)  VanWertCounty(69) Van Wert County (69)
Lima is the county seat for Allen County
Adjacent to Allen County, Ohio
      Auglaize County (94)  
      Hancock County (76)  
      Hardin County (57)  
      Putnam County (62)  
      Van Wert County (69)  
 
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1Ohio, Allen County, Beaverdam — Beaverdam & Vicinity World War II MemorialLiberty
Dedicated to those from Beaverdam & vicinity who served their country in the war for the liberty of the world 1941 - 1945 To honor all men and women of this community who nobly served their country in World War II and in memory of . . . Map (db m29927) WM
2Ohio, Allen County, Beaverdam — Beaverdam Veterans Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to all the men an women who served our country in times of war and peace so that we might have the freedoms we all love. Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. …It flies with the last breath of each . . . Map (db m196214) WM
3Ohio, Allen County, Beaverdam — Beaverdam Village Park
Bell cast in 1892 for Town Hall relocated 2005 by "Friends of The Park"Map (db m196216) HM
4Ohio, Allen County, Beaverdam — Lincoln Highway Memorial
This marker dedicated to Carl Fisher father of the Lincoln HighwayMap (db m196217) HM
5Ohio, Allen County, Bluffton — Bluffton
Swiss settlement founded 1837. Home of Bluffton College.Map (db m196219) HM
6Ohio, Allen County, Bluffton — Bluffton Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those who served who are serving who will serve for God and CountryMap (db m196220) WM
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7Ohio, Allen County, Bluffton — Boehr Block125 N. Main St. and Vine St. — 1969 to 20-- —
First National Bank - 1892-1918 Day Barber Shop - 100+ years Bluffton Post Office - 1904 Hamp Swank Restaurant - circa 1919 Carter Notion Store 5¢ to 10¢ - circa 1922 Moser-Bixel Ford Floor Mats - circa 1925 Kroger Store - circa 1925 . . . Map (db m196221) HM
8Ohio, Allen County, Bluffton — Celebrating Our Heritage Mural
Bluffton, Ohio Est. 1861 Celebrating Our Heritage This fair lady continues to bless our modern & diverse community. Early explorers & surveyors paved the way for Mennonite homesteads. Native peoples enjoying Nature's . . . Map (db m196224) HM
9Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — 09.11.2001
Somerset County, PA • New York, NY • Washington, DC 09.11.2001 A Day Not To Be ForgottenMap (db m184337) WM
10Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — American Legion Veterans Memorial Bench
When you go home tell them of us and say for their tomorrow we gave our today John MaxwellMap (db m166749) WM
11Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos
Founded 1845 on the Miami and Erie Canal by Rev. John O. and Ferdinand BredeickMap (db m155449) HM
12Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos / Miami Erie Canal
Delphos Delphos began and flourished as separate settlements: East Bredeick, West Bredeick, Howard, and Section Ten (named after a section of the canal). In 1851, Father John Otto Bredeick, a Bavarian priest who had purchased and founded this . . . Map (db m159752) HM
13Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos Civil War Memorial
(Side 1) Erected by Reul Post No. 95 G.A.R. And our patriotic people 1898 (Side 2) Liberty and equal rights for all Now and forever (Side 3) Dedicated to Our country's defenders and Preservers The . . . Map (db m166762) WM
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14Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos Eagles Veterans Memorial Bench
Eagles are people helping people Honoring all veterans who have servedMap (db m166770) WM
15Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos Korea War Memorial
Hilary Allemeier • Leonard Finlay • Donald J. Pohlman • Harry Ricker • Charles E. Stocklin "They will live in our hearts forever" Hills of Snow Fifty thousand were laid low since we fought for hills of snow did our best . . . Map (db m166748) WM
16Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos Operation Desert Storm Memorial
Operation Desert Storm Aug. 2, 1990 Nov. 30, 1995Map (db m166765) WM
17Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos Operation Enduring Freedom Memorial
Operation Enduring Freedom Oct. 24, 2001Map (db m166766) WM
18Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial
Operation Iraqi Freedom Mar. 19, 2003 Aug. 31, 2010 Map (db m166767) WM
19Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos P.O.W. & M.I.A. Memorial
Prisoner Of War Missing In Action In Remembrance of Sacrifice Beyond MeasureMap (db m166763) WM
20Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos' The Purple Heart Memorial
The Purple Heart A greater measure of service Awarded to those wounded or killed in service to their country for military merit.Map (db m166764) WM
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21Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos Veterans Memorial
…remember those who served, those who fought… those still missing, and those who gave their last full measure of devotion for our country. -President Ronald ReaganMap (db m166769) WM
22Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos Vietnam War Memorial
David Bracker • Robert King • John Merschman • Curtis Stocklin
"They answered the call" It has always been the soldier It is the soldier, not the president who gives us democracy. It is the soldier, not the . . . Map (db m166750) WM
23Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos World War I Memorial
Thomas Callahan • George H. Hemme • Raymond V. Patton • Edwin C. Smith • George J. Nolte • Clifford Lambert • Glenn Truesdale • Claude L. Walterick • Herman Weaver • William A. Sheeter • Ferrell R. Swink "Their valor shall . . . Map (db m166760) WM
24Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Delphos World War II Memorial
Our fallen heroes Gone but not forgotten Evan H Jones Jr • Jesse Black • Thomas Bohnlein • Richard Bryan • Edward Burger • Norman Clawson • David Ditto • Clement Falter • Chaplain • Harold Flanagan • Walter French • . . . Map (db m166746) WM
25Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Fraternal Order of Eagles Veterans Memorial Bench
We salute those who gave some and honor those who gave all.Map (db m166747) WM
26Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Jacob Dienstberger Historic House
Built prior to the Civil War, circa 1850's. The oldest brick house in Delphos, displaying Federal and Greek Revival style influences. Moved to the present site on July 10, 2000 by Historic Landmarks of Delphos.Map (db m184338) HM
27Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — Quarried Rock
Quarried Rock used in Canal Locks and AqueductsMap (db m184334) HM
28Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
On this site once stood the original St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Built in 1844, the one and one-half story 18'×24' log structure served as a church, as a home for the founding pastor, the Rev. John Otto Bredeick, and as a school. . . . Map (db m184335) HM
29Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — The Last Measure of Devotion
As the sound of the bugler's tap fades away the dignity and pride of the veteran remains The last measure of devotionMap (db m166771) WM
30Ohio, Allen County, Delphos — VFW Veterans Memorial Bench
You sit in the presence of those who were willing to sacrifice their lives in defense of their country.Map (db m166751) WM
31Ohio, Allen County, Elida — Abraham Doner
Sacred to the memory of Abraham Doner 1795-1854 Founder of several Lutheran Congregations in Allen County, Ohio Buried with other Lutheran Pioneers on this siteMap (db m196321) HM
32Ohio, Allen County, Elida — Allentown, Ohio
Settled by veterans War 1812 Founded by William Myers and George Povenmire March 15 1834 Early settlers of Allentown Ohio 1828 - 1900 John Enslen • George Myers • Smith Cremean • Charles G. Wright . . . Map (db m208370) WM
33Ohio, Allen County, Elida — Hermon Woodlands Veterans Memorial
To all Hermon, Rager, Freund and Plescher family members who have served in the U.S. military: We are very grateful for your contributions to our country.Map (db m196313) WM
34Ohio, Allen County, Elida — Veterans Memorial
In memory of all veterans who served this countryMap (db m208378) WM
35Ohio, Allen County, Elida — Walter M. Lawson, Jr.
Elida, Ohio Village Solicitor January, 1974 - December, 2008 Memorial Husband, Father, Friend World War II and Korean War veteran Lawyer - Civic Leader - Church Leader A quiet, soft spoken gentle man ready to help make your life . . . Map (db m196320) HM
36Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Johnny Appleseed Tree
This tree has sprouted from the roots of a tree planted by John Chapman around 1830.Map (db m196046) HM
37Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — M1E1 Abrams Main Battle Tank
Originally built in 1983, this M1E1 Abrams Main Battle Tank was one of 14 prototypes used as engineering test vehicles. This M1 was returned to the Lima Army Tank Plant in late 1993 for refurbishment and permanent display. A team of U.S. . . . Map (db m196375) HM
38Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Mary Shafer
. . . Map (db m196044) HM
39Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Sharp School Bell
This original alloy steel school bell rang for the children attending the Sharp School located on Delong Road. The Sharp School was built in 1870 and was one of eleven one-room school houses in Shawnee Township by 1874. In 1926, ten of the schools . . . Map (db m196047) HM
40Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve
Shawnee Indian Reservation 1817-1831 Established by treaty with the Shawnee Indians September 29, 1817, following the War of 1812. This 25 square mile reservation which adjoined the United States military reserve, was occupied by the . . . Map (db m196048) HM
41Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Coast Guard-Semper Paratus-Always Ready
Poppies represent the wars in Europe in which America was involved. The tall grasses represent the jungle wars in which America has fought.
In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies grow Between the crosses, . . . Map (db m196376) HM WM
42Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Marines-Semper Fidelis-Always Faithful
The many boulders you see represent the conflicts and wars in which the United States of America has been involved since 1776. Those conflicts and wars are identified on the gray plates at the bottom of each flag column.Map (db m196377) WM
43Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Army-This We'll Defend
The monument is made of five pillars, each twenty feet tall, bearing porcelain tile or “brick plates". Each red, white, or blue brick has the name of a veteran, current service person, or citizens who simply want to say, "Thank You” to our . . . Map (db m196378) WM
44Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentThe concept of the Freedom flag Monument
The concept of the Freedom flag Monument began in 2001 as a way to thank U.S. Veterans for their service. Initiated and guided by the UAW from a small cardboard model, plans were developed and ground was broken in 2004. The monument was . . . Map (db m196379) WM
45Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentIn Honor
The Freedom Flag Monument stands in honor of all U.S. Veterans - past, present, and future. In addition to the five major branches of service, veterans of these services are also recognized: Air National Guard • U.S. Air Force Reserve • . . . Map (db m196380) WM
46Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag Monument4 United States Code (U.S.C.) §§ 1-10 – The Flag
Through the study of the development of the United States flag, we better understand our American heritage, learn an appreciation for the sacrifices of all U.S. veterans and realize the need to continue strong leadership, strong citizenship . . . Map (db m196381) HM
47Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Air Force-Aim High, Fly-Fight-Win
Small amounts of soil collected from the major battlefields of the wars and conflicts to date have been collected and buried within the monument. Ongoing soil collection is taking place. Samples of each are on display in the Freedom Flag Monument . . . Map (db m196382) WM
48Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Navy–Non Sibi Sed Patriae–Not for Self, but Country
Each of the five columns represents a branch of the Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard. The five pine trees behind the monuments also represent our ever-ready Armed Forces.Map (db m196383) WM
49Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentThe Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Flag
The Prisoners of War / Missing in Action Flag is near, but not adjacent to the Freedom Flag Monument, symbolizing that although not within our reach, these brave men and women are always in our thoughts and hearts. They will never be . . . Map (db m196384) WM
50Ohio, Allen County, Gomer — 1833 Gomer, OhioA Welsh Settlement
(red Welsh dragon logo) A village settled by Watkins, Roberts, and Nicholas families, bringing with them their Welsh traditions and establishing a community in honor of their native land.Map (db m94555) HM
51Ohio, Allen County, Gomer — Lincoln HighwayHistorical Bridge
This historical bridge was built on this site in 1927 by the Allen County Engineers office. When opened, it carried the Delphos-Upper Sandusky Road, U.S. Route 30, commonly referred to as the Lincoln Highway, over the Ottawa River and served as an . . . Map (db m78696) HM
52Ohio, Allen County, Gomer — Snow Cruiser Crash Site
On October 28, 1939, while being driven to Boston, Admiral Richard Byrd's polar exploration vehicle ran off the Lincoln Highway and crashed into Pike Run, drawing large crowds and putting Gomer in the national spotlight.Map (db m78695) HM
53Ohio, Allen County, Gomer — This Lintel Stone
This lintel stone originally placed over the door of the Bethel Welsh Congregational Church in 1904 at Leatherwood located 3 miles west of Goner, Ohio. The Bethel Church was closed in 1928 and was united with Gomer Welsh Congregational Church at . . . Map (db m196212) HM
54Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — 155 MM Howitzer
The M114A1 and M114A2 Towed Howitzer was designed to provide direct support for the Army's infantry. The M114 was produced in the 1940's and 1950's. Its minimum range is 2700 meters and the maximum range is 14,700 meters. The rate of fire is four . . . Map (db m196246) HM
55Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — 1905 Shay EngineSerial No. 1568
Built at the Lima Locomotive Works Lima, Ohio for Tioga Lumber Company Nicholas County, West Virginia Purchased by the Auglaize Township Historical Society in 1996Map (db m29730) HM
56Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — American Revolution
1775 - 1783 Est 395,000 Served 4,435 Died in Service 6,188 WoundedMap (db m196236) HM WM
57Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — Civil War
1861-1865 Est. 3,713,363 served 498,332 died in service 500,175 wounded Bowersock Brothers Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6772 Spencerville, OhioMap (db m196234) WM
58Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — Harrod
Established 1890. Home of the 1905 Shay Engine.Map (db m196225) HM
59Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — Harrod
Established 1890. Home of the 1905 Shay Engine.Map (db m196227) HM
60Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — Harrod Veterans Memorial ParkThe Price of Freedom
[Front] Dedicated to the memory of all veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States of America, who unselfishly served their country in time of peace or war. It is because of this effort that we enjoy the freedom that is ours . . . Map (db m29732) HM
61Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — M-60 A3 Tank
The M-60 Battle Tank entered service in 1960. it weighs 55 tons and carries a crew of four. It is armed with a 105 mm main gun, capable of fording 48" of water, and reaching a speed of 30 m.p.h. Chrysler (later General Dynamics) produced . . . Map (db m196281) HM
62Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — POW★MIAYou are not forgotten
The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war no matter how justified hall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation . . . Map (db m196299) WM
63Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — Remember Pearl HarborDecember 7. 1941 — "A date that will live in infamy" —
Sunday, December 7, 1941, "A date that will live in infamy” without warning, at 7:55 a.m.. approximately 355 aircraft from the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked the American military installations and the naval base at Pearl Harbor on the . . . Map (db m196290) HM WM
64Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — U.S. Army Helicopter UH-1HTail Number 65 03587
The UH-1 helicopier symbolized the war in Vietnam. Just the sound of a Huey will cause any Vietnam Veteran to look skyward and think back in time. The frst production model Huey was put into service in 1859 and was built by Bell . . . Map (db m196274) HM
65Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — UH-1 Helicopter
The UH-1 "Huey” helicopter 1s commonly referred to as the workhorse of the Vietnam War. It was responsible for life-saving medical evacuation, troop and cargo movement, and when equipped as a gunship, could offer very close and intense fire . . . Map (db m196277) HM WM
66Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — USS Frank E. Evans DD754
To the memory of all sailors who served aboard the destroyer USS Frank E. Evans DD754 May we never forget the ship the crews who proudly sailed her and those who paid the ultimate price while serving their country Some Gave All . . . Map (db m196228) WM
67Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — USS Texas (CGN 39)
(logo of ship) USS Texas (CGN 39) The USS Texas (CGN 39) was built by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drtdock Company and was commissioned September 10, 1977 The ship had an overall length of 585’ with an extreme beam of 63’. A crew of 575 . . . Map (db m94569) WM
68Ohio, Allen County, Harrod — Workman's Crew Caboose
This caboose spent most of its working years in Lima and northwest Ohio and was renovated by the Auglaize Township Historical Society in 1994Map (db m29723) HM
69Ohio, Allen County, Hartford — "Johnny Appleseed"
In 1829 "Johnny Appleseed" planted an apple nursery 900 feet east of here on a half acre of Jacob Harter's land leased for forty years in exchange for forty apple trees delivered in 1835.Map (db m196049) HM
70Ohio, Allen County, Lafayette — LaFayette - Jackson Township Civil War Memorialand Veterans Memorial Garden
Erected 1903 by the Citizens of Jackson Tp. and Dedicated to the Memory of her soldiers of 1861. - 1865. [Grand Army of the Republic emblem] Ah! never shall the land forget. How flowed the life blood of her brave Gushed warm . . . Map (db m29718) HM
71Ohio, Allen County, Lafayette — 2-4 — McKee's Hill
Following the American Revolution, the British Crown sought to retain possession of the Ohio Country by sending chief British Indian Agent Alexander McKee and others to establish trading posts with Native Americans and resist American settlement. In . . . Map (db m28686) HM
72Ohio, Allen County, Lafayette — 7-2 — P-39 Airacobra Crash SiteMarch 18, 1942
On March 18, 1942, four U.S. Army Air Corps pilots lost their lives within a quarter mile of this marker. Three months after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, these pilots left Wayne County Airport near Detroit flying P-39F Airacobra pursuit planes. . . . Map (db m156914) HM
73Ohio, Allen County, Lafayette — Veterans Monument / Memorial Garden
(side 1) Veterans Monument This Civil War monument was erected in 1903 to honor LaFayette-Jackson Township's Civil War soldiers. Over the course of the twentieth century, it became the focal point of the annual Memorial Day . . . Map (db m114652) HM
74Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Adam Welty Park
In memory Rev. A. D. Welty: 1860-1955 Founder Lima Rescue HomeMap (db m196301) HM
75Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Allen County Courthouse
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m196307) HM
76Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Allen County Veterans Memorial
A tribute to honor those who served our country in the armed forcesMap (db m22927) HM
77Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Allen County, Ohio
Allen County was originally Indian territory not opened for settlement until 1817, and was formally surveyed in 1820. County government was organized in 1831 and with the improvement of roads, settlers came and established communities in every part . . . Map (db m22930) HM
78Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Allen County’s First SettlementThe Sugar Creek Settlement
Here arriving from Logan County in 1824, Christopher Stark Wood estab- lished on Sugar Creek, the first settlement in what is now Allen County. His family and others joined him soon. Land was cleared; cabins were built. After only five years, . . . Map (db m80276) HM
79Ohio, Allen County, Lima — 47 — Bessie CraytonRoad To The 19th Amendment — National Votes for Women Trail —
As president of Allen County Political Equality Club, helped organize 1,500 marchers in 1914 suffrage parade through this square.Map (db m196303) HM
80Ohio, Allen County, Lima — BP America
In honor of the company's 104 year history in Lima is proud to donate the Standard Oil Building to the Lima Art Association for use as an art center for all the people of the Lima areaMap (db m196306) HM
81Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Circular Street
This street follows the course of an Old Indian Trail that joined the Tawa Indian town on the Auglaize River to the Black Swamp Trail near Lafayette. At one time, this corner was the junction of Three Early Roads, Wapakoneta Rd. - Main St. - . . . Map (db m63077) HM
82Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad Station from Uniopolis, OhioLincoln Park Train Exhibit
In 1964, the Detroit, Toledo, and Ironton Railroad donated an equipped station to the Lincoln Park Railroad Exhibit. The depot behind you was moved from its original location at Uniopolis, Ohio ten miles to the south. It came complete with signal . . . Map (db m203819) HM
83Ohio, Allen County, Lima — East Cemetery
Former location of East Cemetery relocated in 1996 to Greenlawn Cemetery American Township. In 1832 John East of Pickaway County came to Allen County with his wife, Elizabeth Huffer, and family Mary, Isaac, Abraham, Elizabeth, and Samuel. He built . . . Map (db m105378) HM
84Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Eastman Johnson's Maple Sugar Paintings
Eastman Johnson (1824-1906) is remembered as one of the most important American painters of the 19th century. Most of his Maple Sugar paintings were painted between 1861-1865. His work celebrates maple sugaring not only as a way of life . . . Map (db m173789) HM
85Ohio, Allen County, Lima — 2-5 — Faurot Oil Well
In 1885, 800 feet north of this marker, Benjamin Faurot struck oil after drilling into the Trenton Rock Limestone formation at a depth of 1,251 feet. This event marked the beginning of the great Oil Boom of northwest Ohio. The ensuing rush brought . . . Map (db m22931) HM
86Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Faurot Opera House1882 - 1953
Built on this site by Benjamin C. Faurot, one of Lima's most prominent citizens. The grand opening was held Sept. 4, 1882. Through the years, many famous actors, actresses, and musicians appeared on it's stage. The theatre was close June . . . Map (db m93083) HM
87Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Founders and Patriots of Allen County, OhioOhio Sesquicentennial marker
In honor of those founders and patriots of the northwest territory who settled in Ohio and Allen County 1803 Ohio Sesquicentennial 1953Map (db m77680) HM
88Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Historic House
Erected in 1852 of handsome bricks, this house, still occupied in 1976, is one of Lima's oldest landmarks. Situated on part of Outlot No. Two of the original city addition, the residence now fronts Central Ave., known as Tanner Ave., before 1897. . . . Map (db m29884) HM
89Ohio, Allen County, Lima — In Memory of Chief P-H-T and the Hawg Creek Shawnee
In memory of PHT and the Hawg Creek Shawnee. This area was their home until the 1830's when they were forcibly removed by the U.S. government. Some stayed and their descendants live here to this day. Chief PHT died before the removal and was buried . . . Map (db m79664) HM
90Ohio, Allen County, Lima — James Daniel's Cabin1828
Built near this site, the cabin of this pioneer Allen County Commissioner was used for the first meetings of the Bath Township Trustees in 1829 and of the Allen County Commissioners June 6, 1831. Daniel's land adjoined the original 160 acre . . . Map (db m29874) HM
91Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Korean War Memorial
The Korean War June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953 ————————— To honor those who fought and died to secure the freedom of the People of South Korea Forgotten Nevermore by . . . Map (db m22929) WM
92Ohio, Allen County, Lima — 1-2 — Lima Locomotive Works
One of America's largest steam locomotive builders, the Lima Locomotive Works, built 7,752 locomotives between 1879 and 1951. It rose to success building the patented Shay geared locomotive, an innovative design that became the standard for . . . Map (db m22935) HM
93Ohio, Allen County, Lima — McLean Teady Bear Park
McLean Teddy Bear Park the first metro park within the Johnny Appleseed Park District, was named in memory of R.A. McLean. Mr. McLean began the tradition of giving teddy bears to children staying in Allen County hospitals. This park . . . Map (db m173790) HM
94Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Metzger Lake Reservoir
Sacrifice City of Lima public water supply Metzger Lake Reservoir Constructed 1946 Capacity 1200000.000 gals Named in memory of Lt. William E. Metzger, Jr. Killed in action over Germany November 9, 1944 Awarded . . . Map (db m173805) WM
95Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Nickel Plate Road Berkshire-Type Locomotive No. 779
Locomotive No. 779, built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1949, is the last steam locomotive manufactured in Lima. As a “Berkshire-type”, it represents the most advanced development of steam power. The Nickel Plate Railroad had a total of 80 such . . . Map (db m203831) HM
96Ohio, Allen County, Lima — NKP Caboose No. 1091
Caboose No. 1091 was built in 1882 by the Lafayette Car Works of Lafayette, IN. It has been completely restored and equipped by the Allen County Historical Society. Although much of the structure has been replaced during its years of service, the . . . Map (db m29716) HM
97Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Ohio's First Electric Street Car Line
Ohio's first electric Street Car Line and one of the first in the U.S. Began operation in Lima, Ohio July 4, 1887. Operated by B.C. Faurot as the Lima Street Rail- way and Power Co. This line served the city . . . Map (db m79481) HM
98Ohio, Allen County, Lima — 6-2 — Servicemen's Free Canteen
The Lima Chapter of the American Women's Voluntary Services Organization established a community-based, free canteen during World War II for troops traveling on the Pennsylvania Railroad and adjacent Baltimore & Ohio-Nickel Plate Railroads. Meeting . . . Map (db m22951) HM
99Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Shawnee Council HouseHeadquarters of Shawnee Indian Reservation
Headquarters of the Shawnee Indian Reservation Shawnee Indian Council House located 250 feet eastMap (db m77682) HM
100Ohio, Allen County, Lima — Shawnee Council House Reported missing
In 1831, the Shawnee Indians built a 20 x 30 ft. hewed-log council house within their Hog Creek Settlement. It was located about 270 ft. east of this marker. After the Indians’ forced exodus west, it served as a temporary dwelling for the Griffith . . . Map (db m100742) HM

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