“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Delaware County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Delaware 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> Delaware County, OH (130) Franklin County, OH (586) Knox County, OH (64) Licking County, OH (157) Marion County, OH (48) Morrow County, OH (23) Union County, OH (65)  DelawareCounty(130) Delaware County (130)  FranklinCounty(586) Franklin County (586)  KnoxCounty(64) Knox County (64)  LickingCounty(157) Licking County (157)  MarionCounty(48) Marion County (48)  MorrowCounty(23) Morrow County (23)  UnionCounty(65) Union County (65)
Delaware is the county seat for Delaware County
Adjacent to Delaware County, Ohio
      Franklin County (586)  
      Knox County (64)  
      Licking County (157)  
      Marion County (48)  
      Morrow County (23)  
      Union County (65)  
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1 Ohio, Delaware County, Africa — 6-21 — Africa Community
Samuel Patterson arrived in East Orange in 1824 and, within a few years, began to hide runaway slaves in his home. He also invited anti-slavery speakers to the pulpit of the East Orange Methodist Church, which brought Patterson and his neighbors . . . Map (db m20550) HM
2 Ohio, Delaware County, Ashley, Oxford Township — Welch House
Welch House Home of Ella Welch, M.D. and a son Dennis Welch, D.D.S. 1885Map (db m236809) HM
3 Ohio, Delaware County, Bellpoint — 16-21 — Bellpoint Buccaneers / Bellpoint High School
Bellpoint Buccaneers In the early part of the twentieth century, most small villages in Ohio focused community pride on the accomplishments of their high school's athletic teams. The Bellpoint basketball teams of the 1920s were a great example. . . . Map (db m12812) HM
4 Ohio, Delaware County, BellPoint — Concord Township Veterans Memorial
This plaque is set here in memory of those people from Concord Township who served in the armed forces of the United States of America erected by Concord Township TrusteesMap (db m89534) WM
5 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — "Meet Me In St. Louis" Home
This was the first residence of movie director Vincente Minnelli when his family moved to Delaware. At that time Vincente was eleven years old, and the home belonged to his grandparents, Vince and Nina Minnelli. Vincente credited pleasant . . . Map (db m18250) HM
6 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — 1897 Memorial Tree
Provided for at the 40th Anniversary of the class as a memorial to their departed class matesMap (db m19659) HM
7 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — 41 North Sandusky Street
. . . Map (db m203291) HM
8 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — African-American Civil War Soldiers
African-American Civil War soldiers lined on Sandusky Street in November of 1863. Having been trained at Camp Delaware one mile to the south, they were designated the 127th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and later the 5th United States Colored Troops. . . . Map (db m203312) HM
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9 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — American Legion Post 115 Veterans Memorial — Flame of Freedom
Dedicated to the memory of all who serve or have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.Map (db m18237) WM
10 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Andrew Wilson — Back Porch 2021 — Concrete and Corten Steel —
This sculpture recreates the dimensions of the back porch on the original Butler A. Jones House of Black Culture. This was a space of respite, socializing, and community for Black students at OWU. Back Porch is intended to serve as a new performance . . . Map (db m203315) HM
11 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Branch Rickey, J.D. — 1906-1909 — OWU Class of 1904 —
• Athlete, teacher, coach, lawyer, baseball legend, and humanitarian • Credited with breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball by signing Jackie Robinson • Responsible for the formation of the All-American Women's Baseball League . . . Map (db m203330) HM
12 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — 2-21 — Camp Delaware — 1862 - 1864
Near this site, the Union army established two camps on either side of the Olentangy River during the Civil War. Both were known as Camp Delaware. The first camp, situated on the west side of the river in the summer of 1862, was where the white . . . Map (db m12816) HM
13 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Cherry, Judge, Luckett Memorial
IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR FRIENDS Douglas MacMillan Cherry '85 Ann Campana Judge '73 and Edward Hobbs Luckett '84 who lost their lives September 11, 2001. These gardens and benches are given in their honor by The OWU Friends Fund . . . Map (db m224095) HM
14 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Co-Founders of Delaware, Ohio
To commemorate the services of Moses Byxbe and Henry Baldwin Co-founders of Delaware, Ohio 1808Map (db m203289) HM
15 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Cornstalk's Visit and the Negotiators' Escape
In the late days of September, 1776, negotiators William Wilson and Joseph Nicholson left Fort Pitt which is today Pittsburgh. Their goal was to convince the tribes north and west of the Ohio not to join forces with the British. For support, the . . . Map (db m93221) HM
16 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Courthouse Hill / The Plum Orchard
(Side A): Courthouse Hill In the early years of Delaware, this area was known as Briar Hill. It is the highest elevation in the city. Situated facing south and approximately at the center of the existing Courthouse, was the site of the first . . . Map (db m18247) HM
17 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Dedicated to the Korea and Vietnam Veterans
Korea Dwight C. Adams • Douglas N. Blair • James H. Budd • Donald E. Clark • Charles L. Gordon • Morgan B. Hansel • Gerald L. Hansen • Darvin A. Lillie • Fred B. Lowe • Harry L. Spearman Vietnam Norman R. . . . Map (db m203288) WM
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18 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Delaware County Civil War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers and sailors of Delaware County, Ohio, who served in the War of 1861 to 1865 “Their heroic valor ensured our lasting peace”Map (db m18227) HM
19 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Delaware County Jail
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m203290) HM
20 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Delaware County War on Terrorism Memorial
Dedicated by the people of Delaware County in memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice and those who are still fighting to keep us free. Sept 11 2001 -Map (db m18241) WM
21 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Delaware County World War I Memorial
Dedicated to the W.W.I. veterans 1914 - 1918Map (db m18242) WM
22 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Delaware County World War I Memorial — For God and Country — Lest We Forget — Reported missing
In honor of the men and women of Delaware County who served their country during the World War 1917 - 1918Map (db m88703) WM
23 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Delaware County World War II Memorial
In Honored Memory of Our Heroes Who Gave Their Lives Dedicated to the men and women of Delaware County who served their country in World War II 1941 - 1945Map (db m18244) WM
24 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Delaware County: Anti-Slavery Stronghold / The Underground Railroad — Historic Underground Railroad
Delaware County: Anti-Slavery Stronghold A unique combintation of strong-principled religous communities, free black settlements, and tightly knit extended families fostered a wide-spread attitude of willful defiance that made Delaware one of . . . Map (db m12829) HM
25 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Delaware Run Storm Net
This storm net structure was developed as a student research project in cooperation with Ohio Wesleyan University, the City of Delaware Public Utilities Department, and StormX Water Systems. The purpose of this project is to determine if the . . . Map (db m203320) HM
26 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Eddy, Kroener, and Riesz Memorial
In Memoriam This rock and these three flowering crab trees are placed here in loving memory of three Ohio Wesleyan University students, who died in an auto accident while attending a conference on Russian studies at Oberlin College on September . . . Map (db m12833) HM
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27 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Edwards Gymnasium / Home of High School Basketball Tournaments
Edwards Gymnasium The gym was dedicated February 22, 1906. It is named in memory of OWU Trustee John Edwards whose initial gift made its construction possible. At the time of its completion it was considered the largest and finest basketball . . . Map (db m12854) HM
28 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — 8-21 — Elliott Hall — Original Building at Ohio Wesleyan University
Built in 1833 as a health resort named the Mansion House Hotel, Elliott Hall is noted as Ohio's oldest collegiate Greek Revival building. The closure of the Bank of the United States and an economic panic in 1837 created nation-wide financial . . . Map (db m12822) HM
29 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Frederick Douglass And William Tecumseh Sherman Spoke Here
Frederick Douglass, African-American orator and abolitionist, spoke here on June 6, 1856. His speech on the issue of slavery was delivered on the third floor known as Templar Hall. The cost of admission was 25 cents with all proceeds going to the . . . Map (db m203314) HM
30 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — George E. Gauthier — 1921-1955 — OWU's "Little Giant" —
• Instrumental in the early development of OWU athletics, particularly football • Responsible for OWU's involvement in the Buckeye Athletic Conference (conference founder) • OWU beat Michigan and Syracuse in football in 1928 under his . . . Map (db m203344) HM
31 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — 5-21 — George W. Campbell Home
George W. Campbell originally built this highly picturesque structure in 1854. Designed with Romanesque and Norman Revival architectural features - a round tower, arched windows and doorways - and constructed of locally mined blue limestone, the . . . Map (db m12817) HM
32 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — In Memory of Dr. Roy Paul Wittlinger — 1941-2021
Professor of psychology & Ohio Wesleyan's first director of information systems. A fierce proponent of the value of a liberal arts education & rigorous scientific inquiry. A respected friend to OWU, Roy is missed & remembered with love.Map (db m203318) HM
33 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — John A. "Jay" Martin, Ph.D. — 1985-2004
• Legend in collegiate soccer • OWU gained national NCAA division III recognition in numerous sports during his tenure • OWU recorded five national top 25 finishes in Sears Directors' Cup standings during his tenure • Four NCAA . . . Map (db m203367) HM
34 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — 15-21 — Liberty Presbyterian Church / Nathan Carpenter — American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Liberty Presbyterian Church Founded in 1810 The first religious society organized in Liberty Township was formed in 1810 by Elders Thomas Cellar, Josiah McKinnie, and Leonard Monroe. Cellar and McKinnie came to Delaware in 1802. In 1820, The . . . Map (db m179476) HM
35 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Lynn W. St. John — 1909-1911
• Nationally renowned as a leader in the development of athletics • After OWU, served for 35 years as director of athletics at the Ohio State UniversityMap (db m203341) HM
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36 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Mrs. Murray’s School
In the mid-19th century Mrs. Joan Hills Murray conducted a school in this building. Among her students was Rutherford B. Hayes. although generally known as “Mrs. Murray’s School” this edifice was originally built for Sophia Moore in 1821 as . . . Map (db m228240) HM
37 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Oak Grove Cemetery and Arboretum
In 1850, this eighty acre tract known as the Kilbourne farm was purchased for use as a cemetery. The “Old Burial Grounds,” located where Ohio Wesleyan's Selby Stadium now stands, had deteriorated and most of those remains were removed to . . . Map (db m12851) HM
38 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Old City Hall and Opera House
The old city hall opened in 1882. Its clock tower rose to a height of 92ft. The first floor housed administrative offices, the police department, the jail, and the fire department. A 1,050 seat auditorium known as the Opera House graced the second . . . Map (db m12852) HM
39 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Opperation Desert Shield - Desert Storm
Dedicated to the veterans of Delaware County who served.Map (db m203286) WM
40 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Patrick J. Foley Memorial Bridge
Dedicated in memory of the former Mayor and Council Member who loyally served the citizens of Delaware from 1920 - 1948.Map (db m12825) HM
41 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — 1-21 — Pioneer Radio Telescope / Big Ear Radio Telescope
Pioneer Radio Telescope One-half mile east is the site of the former BIG EAR radio telescope. Designed by Dr. John D. Kraus, pioneering radio astronomer at Ohio State University, it had a collecting area of 340 by 70 feet (104 by 21 meters). . . . Map (db m12813) HM
42 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Plan of the Town of Delaware
Ohio Wesleyan University was established in 1842, in one building (Elliot Hall) which at the time was located a short distance from the proposed location for the bioretention cell. Elliot was built near a sulphur spring, which flowed into the . . . Map (db m203316) HM
43 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — C — Pluggy's Town — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Reported missing
. . . Map (db m93688) HM
44 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — President Hayes Memorial — Reported permanently removed
This tablet marks the birthplace of Rutherford B. Hayes Nineteenth President of The United States Born October 4th, 1822 Map (db m39762) HM
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45 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Richard D. Gordin, Ph.D. — 1977-1985 — OWU Class of 1952 —
• Legend in collegiate golf • Longest tenure of any coach in any sport in OWU's history (39 years, 1954-93) • Assistant to the president for athletics (1991-93) • A founder of the North Coast Athletic Conference • Instrumental in the . . . Map (db m203347) HM
46 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Robert M. Strimer, Ph.D. — 1955-1977
• A leader in the Ohio Athletic Conference Administration • Started and expanded many sports at OWU including soccer, wrestling, and lacrosse • Started the OWU Athletic Hall of Fame (1961), instrumental in the inclusion of women (1976) . . . Map (db m203346) HM
47 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Rutherford B. Hayes — 1822–1893
1817 • Rutherford and Sophia Hayes move to Delaware from Dummerston, Vermont July 1822 • Rutherford Hayes dies from a fever October 4, 1822 • Rutherford Birchard Hayes is born in the family home at 17 East William Street 1823 • The Hayes . . . Map (db m151647) HM
48 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Rutherford B. Hayes Birthplace — 19th President of the United States
At this site on October 4, 1822, Rutherford B. Hayes was born to Sophia Hayes. Hayes’ father, Rutherford, had passed away from a fever three months prior to the birth of his son. The Hayes family were renters on the property, originally owned by . . . Map (db m151640) HM
49 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Scioto Park Stone #1 — The McClure Road — A Series of Four Stones —
The McClure Road or Wilderness Way crossed a permanent stream at this point. An “S” bridge has been placed here for utility, flood and wash control. Originally the bridge consisted of large granite boulders as buttress walls, over . . . Map (db m89680) HM
50 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Scioto Park Stone #2 — The Atkinson Farm — A Series of Four Stones —
The Atkinson Farm was located at this location since the McClure Road ran by this site approximately 500 feet north of here. The holding had ready access to a main road and was not hampered by being isolated deep in the fields as it is today. The . . . Map (db m89681) HM
51 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Scioto Park Stone #3 — A Major Road — A Series of Four Stones —
Passing this point in the eighteen hundreds was a major road. It was a more direct route from Delaware than the more indirect #36 to this point. Here it was a four corner crossing the Atkinson Lane and the lane leading north to one of the . . . Map (db m89682) HM
52 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Scioto Park Stone #4 — Stage Coach Rock — A Series of Four Stones —
From the early 1800’s until the early 1900’s a stagecoach road, coming directly from Delaware, passed this point on it’s way to (Millville) Warrensburg, Marysville and Prospect. It was closed by the property holders (the McClure Family) as . . . Map (db m89683) HM
53 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Site of Pluggy's Town
Near this location was a large Mingo town of significance during the Revolutionary period of the 1770's. The chief was Te-caugh-ye-te-righ-to, known to the settlers as Pluggy. The village consisted of perhaps 300 inhabitants. Among them were . . . Map (db m93220) HM
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54 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Site of the First Ohio State Football Game
On the morning of May 3, 1890, Ohio Wesleyan University and The Ohio State University met at this location for a football game. It was the first game in Ohio State football history. Ohio Wesleyan had invited the newly organized team to a contest as . . . Map (db m18316) HM
55 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — St. Peter’s Episcopal Church — 1817 Bicentennial 2017 — National Register of Historic Places —
On May 9, 1817, an Instrument of Parochial Association to form St. Peter’s Episcopal Church was signed by eleven prominent citizens of Delaware, Ohio. In 1824, Bishop Philander Chase of the newly-formed Diocese of Ohio provided a wooden model . . . Map (db m228242) HM
56 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — The Delaware County Fair / Little Brown Jug
Side A The Delaware County Fairground June 28, 1833 a meeting of the citizens of Delaware County convened under an act of the Ohio Legislature to establish The Delaware County Agricultural Society. Officers were elected with Milo Pettibone . . . Map (db m18301) HM
57 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — 17-21 — The Gooding House and Tavern / Rural Taverns in Early Ohio History
The Gooding House and Tavern Known as the "Halfway House," the Gooding House and Tavern was built by George B. Gooding halfway between the towns of Worthington and Delaware in 1827. Its location was influenced by construction of the Columbus . . . Map (db m12824) HM
58 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — The Harrison Trail — Site of Pioneer Tavern
Site of Pioneer Tavern Headquarters of General William Henry Harrison on the march from Franklinton to Sandusky February 1813Map (db m155950) HM WM
59 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — The March 1913 Flood
The rain swollen Olentangy River flowed seven feet above the William Street Bridge during the March 1913 flood, the greatest natural disaster in Ohio history. Statewide, the flood claimed 428 lives and destroyed more than 20,000 homes. In . . . Map (db m89362) HM
60 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — The Sulphur Spring
Ohio Wesleyan owes its location to the initial efforts to establish a resort for healing purposes on the site of the Sulphur Spring. When the business faltered, Adam Poe, a pastor and several citizens purchased it and gave it to the Methodists for a . . . Map (db m18313) HM
61 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — This Tablet and Beech Tree
This tablet and beech tree Gifts of Ohio Wesleyan Monnett Clubs, commemorate the work of Rev. Joseph H. Creighton Ohio Conference who in 1872 planted the campus arboretum Prof. Asa Gray, Harvard, his friend presented many trees now adorning the . . . Map (db m224096) HM
62 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — United States Post Office
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m203321) HM
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63 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — University Hall and Gray Chapel
University Hall was completed in 1893. It is constructed of Amherst Sandstone. The bell tower rises to a height of 148 feet. The structure houses administrative offices, classrooms, and the legendary Gray Chapel. Among the celebrities who have . . . Map (db m12845) HM
64 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — War Savings Stamps
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Delaware County who oversubscribed their War Saving Quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings CommitteeMap (db m18239) HM
65 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Welcome To The Labyrinth
The labyrinth is an ancient circular pattern found in many cultures dating back over 5000 years. This design is a replica of the medieval 11-circuit labyrinth embedded in the floor of Chartres Cathedral in France. A single path winds to the . . . Map (db m203319) HM
66 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Wesley Branch Rickey — 1881 - 1965
. . . Map (db m12843) HM
67 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — William Street United Methodist Church / Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States
William Street United Methodist Church. The first Methodist class in Delaware was organized in 1818, later to become William Street United Methodist Church. The first church building was dedicated in 1824 directly across N. Franklin . . . Map (db m169863) HM
68 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — 13-21 — Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church
Organized in 1845, Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church is the oldest congregation of African descent in Delaware, with Reverend Daniel Winslow serving as the first minister. In 1853 the cornerstone of the first church was laid, which was . . . Map (db m12823) HM
69 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware, Radnor Township — Old Stone Church
This original Old Stone Church bell welcomed familes to worship for 140 years. It was replaced after the church fire in 1989.Map (db m221673) HM
70 Ohio, Delaware County, Dublin — American Bison — Bison Bison
Conservation Habitat loss, hybridization with cattle, and the spread of cattle diseases are threats to their population. Animal Enrichment:
- Cut trees are providing for "sparring". - Ice blocks are given to the . . . Map (db m200877) HM
71 Ohio, Delaware County, Galena — 18-21 — Benajah Cook Sawmill and Farmstead
Benajah Cook and the families who settled in Harlem Township, Delaware County are honored for creating a community of productive farms. The Benajah and Cassandra Cook family arrived when the land was forested and settled on 500 acres of the . . . Map (db m117443) HM
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72 Ohio, Delaware County, Galena — Galena
Founded by Gilbert Carpenter in 1809 between Big and Little Walnut Creeks for milling purposesMap (db m121008) HM
73 Ohio, Delaware County, Galena — Galena War Memorial — Lest We Forget - World War II
David Bricker, Lee Fetherole, Vincent Linkekugel, Andrew McFarland, Jr., and George J. Phillips were indicated as having died while in service. further names were not transcribed.Map (db m134146) WM
74 Ohio, Delaware County, Galena — Hoover Reservoir
Galena sits at the confluence of Big Walnut and Little Walnut Creeks. The village square was once surrounded on all four sides by buildings and commercial properties on stilts once lined the Big Walnut Creek. Because Columbus considered them . . . Map (db m133589) HM
75 Ohio, Delaware County, Gregory — Former Site of Berlin School — 1915 - 1973 — "Oh, we're proud of the school that stands on the hill." —
Berlin School stood on this site from 1915 to 1975. The first graduating class was in 1916, with the first graduate being Mildred Schanck. The last graduating class was in 1953 with 14 members. Over these 38 years, 472 students graduated from . . . Map (db m20554) HM
76 Ohio, Delaware County, Harlem — 21-21 — Field Musician Richard W. Thompson
Tunes played on fife and drum regulated a soldier's life in camp and his actions on the battlefield. Heard over the roar of battle and through the haze of smoke, fifes and drums - field music - communicated orders to massed troops quickly. . . . Map (db m142587) HM
77 Ohio, Delaware County, Hyatts — 12-21 — Bharatiya Hindu Temple
[Marker Front]: In 1985, Hindu immigrants from India formed a celestial organization, The Bharatiya Temple Society of Central Ohio, and through its membership adopted the Constitution and Bylaws and named the place of worship Bharatiya . . . Map (db m12819) HM
78 Ohio, Delaware County, Kilbourne, Brown Township — "The Eden Bell"
This bell hung in the Eden Methodist Episcopal Church from 1908 - 1968. The old church was located on Lot 40, near this site. The bell was in active use from its installation in 1908 until 1940 when its use was discontinued due to structural . . . Map (db m236801) HM
79 Ohio, Delaware County, Kilbourne, Brown Township — Brown School Acorn & Columns
This acorn was on the top of the arch at the front entrance to Brown School. The school was built in 1915. The acorn and the brick columns in front were original to the school.Map (db m236805) HM
80 Ohio, Delaware County, Kilbourne, Brown Township — Former Site of Brown Township School
Former Site of Brown Township School 1915 - 2010 1915 School Board A. Humes • J. Wornstaff • H. Cowgill • C. Sheets • F. Plunkett • Wes Ott, Clerk Presented To Brown Township Loyalty Song We're loyal to you Brown Hi For we . . . Map (db m236803) HM
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81 Ohio, Delaware County, Lewis Center — 122-25 — First Jain Temple in Central Ohio / History of Jainism in Ohio
First Jain Temple in Central Ohio “Souls render service to one another” The Jain Center of Central Ohio was established on May 12, 1991. The foundation stone of the Jain temple, the first of its kind in Central Ohio, was laid down on . . . Map (db m105528) HM
82 Ohio, Delaware County, Lewis Center — 10-21 — James Kilbourne / Anson Williams — The Columbus and Sandusky Turnpike / The Village of Williamsville
Marker Front: James Kilbourne and The Columbus and Sandusky Turnpike James Kilbourne, an Ohio pioneer who led settlers to the Worthington area in 1803, was born in Connecticut in 1770 and died in Ohio in 1850. In 1805 he was . . . Map (db m18251) HM
83 Ohio, Delaware County, Lewis Center — Kingwood Memorial Park Veterans Memorial
This torch of freedom gratefully dedicated to the veterans of all warsMap (db m18206) WM
84 Ohio, Delaware County, Lewis Center — The Four Chaplains
A convoy of 3 ships and 3 Coast Guard cutters passed through “Torpedo Alley” some 100 miles off the coast of Greenland at about 1 a.m. on February 3, 1943. The submarine U-223 fired 3 torpedoes 1 of which hit the midsection of the . . . Map (db m18207) HM WM
85 Ohio, Delaware County, Ostrander — Ostrander Town Pump
On this site was located the town pump which was the main source of water for the village during the early 1900’s and used by residents until 1973.Map (db m89535) HM
86 Ohio, Delaware County, Ostrander — Ostrander Veterans Memorial
In memory of all Veterans of the Ostrander area who honorably served or paid the supreme sacrifice in defense of this country. Dedicated May 29, 1995 donated by Ostrander Senior Citizens (six logos)Map (db m89536) WM
87 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell — Mulzer Mill Complex
Herman Mulzer’s saw mill and grist mill, seen in this circa 1900 photograph, sat on the west bank of the Olentangy River, across from the river from where you are now. The grist mill came into existence around 1817, and was operated by Mulzer from . . . Map (db m165526) HM
88 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell — Mulzer Mill Complex
The grist mill and, at times, an accompanying saw mill were operated by a series of owners starting around 1817, but none more successfully than Herman Mulzer who operated the mill from 1977 until his death in 1906. In the later years, Herman’s son, . . . Map (db m165528) HM
89 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell — Polish Patriot Thaddeus Kosciusko
This site marks the northern boundary of "The Kosciusko Lands." When General Kosciusko visited the United States in 1797, Congress appropriated over $15,000 to him and a land grant of 500 acres. This land was part of his reward and pay for services . . . Map (db m36754) HM
90 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell — Powell WW I Memorial
In memory of E.A. France, H. Morrison, H. Pheneger, R.M. Thomas. E.A. France Post No. 144.Map (db m93432) WM
91 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell — 14-21 — The Union Land Company and the Case Family / The Olentangy River Road
The Union Land Company and the Case Family Congress established the United States Military District in 1796 by an act to provide bounty land for Revolutionary War officers and soldiers. District lands consisted of 2.6 million acres in twelve . . . Map (db m12820) HM
92 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell — Thomas Cellar — Revolutionary War Soldier
Private – Pennsylvania. Born circa 1741, died 6 April 1816, Delaware County, Ohio. Founder of Liberty Presbyterian ChurchMap (db m151368) HM
93 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell, Liberty Township — Aldabra Giant Tortoise — Geochelone gigantea
Although public concern has dramatically increased since the 1960s, the wild population of this species remains at risk. Research shows this is primarily due to years of human poaching and habitat destruction.Map (db m200901) HM
94 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell, Liberty Township — Alligator Answers
Alligator Alligator mississippiensis
• Water temperature determines eating activity: eating stops when temperature drops below 70°. • Temperature of the nest determines sex of the young. • Cooler . . . Map (db m200900) HM
95 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell, Liberty Township — American Bison — Bison Bison
Conservation Habitat loss, hybridization with cattle, and the spread of cattle diseases are threats to their population. Animal Enrichment:
- Cut trees are providing for "sparring". - Ice blocks are given to the . . . Map (db m200894) HM
96 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell, Liberty Township — Amur Tiger — Panthera tigris altaica
Biggest Cat, Biggest Tiger The Amur tiger, also known as the Siberian, is one of the 5 remaining types of tigers.
• There are fewer than 400 Amur tigers left. • 3 kinds of tigers have become extinct since the 1930s. • . . . Map (db m200898) HM
97 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell, Liberty Township — Bald Eagles in Ohio
1978: Listed for protection under the state and federal Endangered Species Act. 1979: Only 4 successful nesting pairs in the state. 1999: 50 nests recorded in the state. 2007: 164 nests were recorded with . . . Map (db m200892) HM
98 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell, Liberty Township — Canada Lynx — Lynx canadensis
🏠 Shelter: Under rock ledges, fallen trees, or shrubs. 🏞️ Habitat: Forest, grassland, rocky areas, or tundra. 🍴 Food: Primarily snowshoe hares; also small mammals, birds, . . . Map (db m200888) HM
99 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell, Liberty Township — Dr. Bernard Master — Appointed Board (Franklin County)
Dr. Bernard Master joined the Zoo Board in 2007 representing Franklin County. Dr. Master is a distinguished health care professional and business entrepreneur who spent 36 years serving the inner-city low income and elderly population as a family . . . Map (db m200890) HM
100 Ohio, Delaware County, Powell, Liberty Township — Federal Conservation History of the Bald Eagle
1900s Victims of trapping, hunting and DDT poisoning, eagle numbers began to decline in the mid-to-late 1900s. 1978 The bald eagle was listed for protection under the Federal Endangered Species Act. As a result of . . . Map (db m200891) HM

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