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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fulton County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Fulton 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> Fulton County, OH (69) Henry County, OH (44) Lucas County, OH (144) Williams County, OH (33) Hillsdale County, MI (36) Lenawee County, MI (95)  FultonCounty(69) Fulton County (69)  HenryCounty(44) Henry County (44)  LucasCounty(144) Lucas County (144)  WilliamsCounty(33) Williams County (33)  HillsdaleCountyMichigan(36) Hillsdale County (36)  LenaweeCounty(95) Lenawee County (95)
Adjacent to Fulton County, Ohio
    Henry County (44)
    Lucas County (144)
    Williams County (33)
    Hillsdale County, Michigan (36)
    Lenawee County, Michigan (95)
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1Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Archbold
Settled in 1834 in the heart of the Black Swamp. Incorporated 1866.Map (db m159644) HM
2Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Bethany United Brethren Church Bell
In 1897, as the congregation grew, its members decided to construct a new building. It was located at the junction of County Roads C and 13 just southeast of Wauseon, Ohio. The church had a bell tower and the bell had two ropes, one for ringing . . . Map (db m171978) HM
3Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Caboose
The caboose is one of the most iconic images related to.trains, they were much more than simply the “end of the train.” The caboose served several practical functions. The first use was as an office for the conductor who was . . . Map (db m171976) HM
4Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Community Jail
As populations increased and villages began to expand, the problem of what to do with law breakers, who needed to be incarcerated for short periods of time, arose. Built about 1865, this Edgerton, Ohio jail was a temporary holding facility for . . . Map (db m171974) HM
5Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Covered Wagon
The first settlers in German Township traveled from eastern Ohio in covered wagons created by putting bows and a canvas on a farm wagon. The wagon was packed with the most valuable items on the bottom. This included seed for crops and . . . Map (db m171968) HM
6Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — David K. Aeschliman Memorial — May 17, 1949 - Jan. 16, 1970
Two Purple Hearts Distinguished Flying Cross O.L.C. Air Medal Graduate of Archbold High School in May of 1967 and entered military service in June of 1967. Entered Vietnam in August of 1969 with the 17th Air Cavalry Troop B, 3rd . . . Map (db m130966) WM
7Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — District 16 Schoolhouse
This building is an original one-room schoolhouse built in 1898 and located along the Michigan border, north of current day Sauder Village. It was called the "Rosehill School” but was renamed the "District 16 School” when it was moved . . . Map (db m171977) HM
8Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — 1-26 — Erie J. Sauder
A pioneer furniture manufacturer and philanthropist, Erie J. Sauder (1904-1997) was born and reared on a farm in Archbold. With the help of his wife Leona, he began woodworking in their town barn in 1934. Crafting tables and church pews, the Sauder . . . Map (db m69003) HM
9Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Goll Cemetery
On June 24th, 1836, Peter F. and Catherine M. Goll along with their 2 year old son, Peter F. Jr., embarked from Grand-Charmont, Doubs, France to come to America. After 2 ½ months on the ocean they landed in New Amsterdam, (New York) and . . . Map (db m172017) HM
10Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Goll Woods — 100 Acres of Virginia Timber
A living memorial to the Goll Family whose love of trees preserved this natural sanctuary through five generations. The forest is part of a 320-acre farm purchased in 1837 from the U.S. Government by Peter Goll, Sr. and sold in 1966 to the state . . . Map (db m172010) HM
11Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — 5-26 — Goll Woods / Deputy Surveyor James Riley
Goll Woods. In 1836, Peter GoII (1808-1896), Catherine Marguerite Goll (1813-1903), and son Peter Jr. (1834-1915) arrived in German Township, Fulton County from Grand-Charmont, France. The next year, Goll purchased 80 acres along the Anse des . . . Map (db m172015) HM
12Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Lauber Shelter
When the first settlers to the area arrived on August 22, 1834, they erected simple shelters for each family. These lean-to structures provided a place for the young and sick to sleep and a place to fix meals. Most of the settlers only used . . . Map (db m171967) HM
13Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Log School
This Log School is a reconstruction of a 1840s era schoolhouse, based upon written accounts of schools from the time period. Desks, arranged along the walls near the window openings, took advantage of the natural light. The windows themselves . . . Map (db m171973) HM
14Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Peter Stucky's Wagon Shop
Peter Stuckey was not only a farmer, but also a skilled craftsman who ran a wagon shop, similar to this one, on his farm. Improvements in farming equipment, the help of grown sons, and the assistance of a hired man gave Peter time to repair . . . Map (db m171975) HM
15Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — 3-26 — The Ohio Art Company
(Side One) Henry Simon Winzeler, founder of The Ohio Art Company, was born in 1876 in the Winzeler family home just north of this site in Burlington. As a young man, he opened a dental practice in 1900 in the Murbach Building in Archbold . . . Map (db m68979) HM
16Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — This Hungarian Migrant Worker's Wagon
This Hungarian migrant worker's wagon was built in 1923 near Assumption, Ohio. This wagon was used in the 1920s and 30s. This wagon was a mobile shelter used by sugar beet workers when hoeing. thinning, and topping the sugar beets. . . . Map (db m171966) HM
17Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — This Log House
Given In Memory Of Fred L. Kammeyer By His Wife Amelia And Children This Was The Former Home Of Frederick J. Kammeyer Which Was Located North Of Defiance On Stoinberger Rd. Just East Of 66 Fred L. Was Born In This House In 1901 As . . . Map (db m171965) HM
18Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Village Of Archbold — Incorporated 1866
1897 - Brick pavement laid, making Defiance Street the first paved street in the area between Toledo & Elkhart. 2005 - A downtown renovation was completed which included brick pattern asphalt pavement, bordered sidewalks, decorative . . . Map (db m160328) HM
19Ohio (Fulton County), Archbold — Woodcarvers Shop
Woodcarvings and Woodcrafts are some of the oldest art forms and cultures throughout the world have used them for centuries. Initially, woodcarvers and woodcrafters created items to fulfill the basic needs of the community or family but . . . Map (db m171964) HM
20Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — "Toll Gate On Plank Road" — Historical Site
Toledo, Ohio to West Unity, Ohio Opened In 1853 Toll Charge… 10’ Dedicated To Delta, Ohio First Village in Fulton County 1834Map (db m170891) HM
21Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Afghanistan War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers of the Afghanistan War 2001 -Map (db m172005) WM
22Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Delta Iraq War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers of the Iraq War 2003 - 2011Map (db m172007) WM
23Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Delta Korean War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers of the Korean War 1950 - 1953Map (db m172000) WM
24Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Delta Soldiers Memorial Monument
(Plaque 1) Soldiers Memorial- - Monument Dedicated to the memory of the soldiers of all wars 1923 "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." St. John. . . . Map (db m172004) WM
25Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Delta Unknown Dead Memorial
To The Unknown DeadMap (db m171999) WM
26Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Delta Vietnam War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers of the Vietnam War 1955 - 1975Map (db m172006) WM
27Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Delta World War II Memorial
In memory of the soldiers of World War II 1941 - 1945Map (db m172001) WM
28Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — International Underground Railroad Monument
William and Elizabeth King and their children James, John, Elizabeth, Jane, Mary, Catherine and William after selling their land holdings in Ireland, were among the first pioneers in this area, purchasing Section 24, June 4, 1834, in the Six . . . Map (db m171990) HM
29Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — John King and King Family Cemetery
The Kings, a family of staunch Presbyterians, were active in the Underground Railroad. From 1838 to the end of the Civil War, here, at the John King Farm, a network of extended families operated an Underground Railroad Station. Following the . . . Map (db m171987) HM
30Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Reverend William King — 1812-1895
William King, a Presbyterian clergyman, of Scottish and English ancestry, was born in Londonderry, Northern Ireland and died in Canada at the age of eighty-two. He is buried in the Maple Leaf Cemetery at Chatham, Ontario, Canada. The Old King . . . Map (db m171989) HM
31Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church was the first Lutheran Congregation to serve the Swanton Area. It was established in the year 1900 and a one room building was soon constructed in 1901 to serve as a place of worship. The congregation . . . Map (db m171980) HM
32Ohio (Fulton County), Delta — Tom Duvendack - Oak Savannah
his 18 acre parcel is named in honor of Tom for being instrumental in striving to restore native species (oaks) to the area along with the cooperation of the Fulton County Soil and Water Conservation District. Tom was instrumental in the . . . Map (db m170888) HM
33Ohio (Fulton County), Fayette — 4-26 — 1815 Michigan Meridian
After the war of 1812, the United State Congress proposed two million acres of military bounty land for the Michigan Territory. To survey the land, the meridian had to first be established. U.S. Surveyor General Edward Tiffin created the meridian . . . Map (db m88493) HM
34Ohio (Fulton County), Fayette — 4-26 — 1915 Ohio Michigan State Line Survey
Between July 12 and October 26, 1915, Samuel Stinson Gannet,Geographer of the United States Geological Survey and crew retraced and surveyed the Ohio and Michigan State line. Working with a transit and dragging a 300 foot steel tape, the crew . . . Map (db m88522) HM
35Ohio (Fulton County), Fayette — Camp Palmer Time Line — 1946-1958
1946 4-H Camp Palmer was founded by 4-H leadership in seven NW Ohio counties. Each county 4-H program shared in the purchase of 16 acres and development of the camp by raising funds within the county. Before 1947, . . . Map (db m161160) HM
36Ohio (Fulton County), Fayette — Camp Palmer Time Line — 1959-1990
1959-60 Starting in 1959 new structures were added along with purchases of more land to broaden the offerings and size of Camp Palmer. The conversation building was added in 1959. In 1960, the summer . . . Map (db m161163) HM
37Ohio (Fulton County), Fayette — Camp Palmer Time Line — 1991-2009
1991-94 In 1991, 4-H Camp Palmer received accreditation by The American Camp Association. The turning point and vision for 4-H Camp Palmer came in 1993 when the camp became more closely affiliated with the . . . Map (db m161168) HM
38Ohio (Fulton County), Fayette — Fayette Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice, and in honor of those who served their country in the World Wars Korea Vietnam Grenada Panama Persian GulfMap (db m171983) WM
39Ohio (Fulton County), Lyons — Lyons World War II Memorial
To honor those who served in the armed forces of our country during World War II Allen, George • Allen, Righard • Arnold, Charles Jr. • Aver, Robert • Baker, Robert • Baldwin, Charles • Baldwin, Richard • Baldwin, Robert • . . . Map (db m171869) WM
40Ohio (Fulton County), Metamora — Amboy Township Veterans Memorial
(artwork-eagle) In Memory of those who served in the wars and campaigns of the United StatesMap (db m132046) WM
41Ohio (Fulton County), Ottokee — Women Of Fulton County War Memorial
To the memory of the Loyal Women of Fulton County in all Wars. "The bravest battle that ever was fought; shall I tell you where and when? On the maps of the world you will find it not, 'twas fought by the mothers of . . . Map (db m165792) WM
42Ohio (Fulton County), Seward — 2-26 — The Ohio Michigan Boundary War / Battle of Phillips Corners — Ohio Historical Markers
[Side Facing North] "The Ohio Michigan Boundary War" The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 defined the boundary of the northern and southern tier of states to be carved out of the Northwest Territory, as a line drawn east from the . . . Map (db m21009) HM
43Ohio (Fulton County), Swanton — Swanton — Corporation Limit Marker
Home of A.D. Baker inventor & builder of Baker Steam EnginesMap (db m159659) HM
44Ohio (Fulton County), Swanton — Swanton American Legion Monument
In Memorium All Veterans All Wars Presented by American Legion Post No. 479 Swanton, OhioMap (db m132049) WM
45Ohio (Fulton County), Swanton — Swanton Civil War Monument — Spanish American, WW I, WWII and Korea
In memory of our soldiersMap (db m132050) WM
46Ohio (Fulton County), Swanton — Swanton Ohio Viet Nam Memorial
. . . Map (db m132047) WM
47Ohio (Fulton County), Swanton — Swanton Remembers
To the memory of the valiant sons of Swanton & community World War 1917 - 1918 This memorial is lovingly dedicated We hold them in our grateful hearts with reverence and honor forever Erected 1926 This monument is . . . Map (db m171961) WM
48Ohio (Fulton County), Swanton — Swanton Township Veterans Memorial
To Honor Those Who Answered The Call To DutyMap (db m171979) WM
49Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Canfield Cabin
Built in 1838 sec. 33 Chesterfield Township by Heman Canfield Restored in 1981Map (db m172204) HM
50Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — First Site Of Fulton County Courthouse
First site of Fulton County Court House 1851 - 1871 Former site of Fulton County Home 1874 - 1975Map (db m171273) HM
51Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Fulton County Veterans Pavilion
This pavilion erected 1997 through the efforts of Fulton County United VeteransMap (db m172202) WM
52Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Haven Heights Baptist Church Cross
This cross was built by a member of Haven Heights Baptist Church, and erected on 11/3/12 by men of the church. The cross is the center of our faith and stands for all to see. Should the cross need to be replaced; we pray you will erect a . . . Map (db m171998) HM
53Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — It's 1860 in the cabin today!
The Canfields, having built this cabin as "temporary” housing in 1838, are now moving out. The Butlers are moving in.Map (db m172206) HM
54Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — James A. (Jim) Gype US Navy Veteran WW2 — Inducted: 20 November 1944 — Honorable Discharged: 5 July 1946 —
During the summer of 1997 Jim was requested by the Veteran's Pavilion Building Committee to participate in the installation of the pavilion structure on this site, he agreed to assist. Due to his contribution of untold hours, business . . . Map (db m172213) HM WM
55Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Jones-Read-Touvelle House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m171997) HM
56Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Nathaniel Leggett — First Person Buried In This Cemetery — 1862 —
One of the original proprietors of Wauseon. Was the first person buried in this cemetery: Feb'ry 26, 1862.Map (db m160281) HM
57Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — New York Central Railroad Depot
This property has been placed on the National Register 0f Historic Places by The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m171986) HM
58Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Original Swan Creek District #8 School
Fulton County Historical Society Est. 1883 Originally Swan Creek District # 8 School. In 1939 it became Swan Creek Township Building, located at 5-1 & D.Map (db m172210) HM
59Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Reighard Blacksmith Shop
Built in 1865 Delta, O. by Henry H. Reighard Restored in 1971Map (db m172203) HM
60Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Soldiers Of Fulton County Civil War Memorial
This base erected 1867 by pioneers under the leadership of Col. D.W. H. Howard in memory of Soldiers of Fulton County who enlisted in the Union Army 1861—1865 Finished 1918 by Allen and Ann Shadle at request of their son . . . Map (db m171984) WM
61Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — St. Caspar Church
The four stones imbedded in the canopy pillars are inscribed with an ancient Greek symbol: IHC - the first-three letters of Jesus' name in Greek. The stones came from our second church, on Clinton Street in Wauseon. The church no longer exists; . . . Map (db m171982) HM
62Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — This Wagon
This wagon was made for Cloice Nixon of Jackson, Michigan. It was manufactured prior to 1920 at the Jackson prison. To build these wagons the inmates were Fur taken across the street to the Jackson Carriage and Wagon Company. These wagons were . . . Map (db m172207) HM
63Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Veterans Memorial
To our fallen comrades of all wars God restMap (db m160280) WM
64Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — Wabash Cannonball Trail
The Wabash Cannonball Trail is a 63-mile non-motorized, multi-use trail traversing four counties. Ownership is divided among six separate entities: - Toledo Metroparks - Lucas County - Maumee - Whitehouse - Wauseon - . . . Map (db m170875) HM
65Ohio (Fulton County), Wauseon — World Trade Center Artifact #H-0035A
This steel beam was recovered from Ground Zero and donated by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. This beam was received by the Wauseon Fire Department on June 16, 2011 and entrusted to the Fulton County Firemen's . . . Map (db m172215) WM
66Ohio (Fulton County), Winameg — Council Oak
From around 1692 to 1992, a White Oak (Quercus alba) that became known as the Council Oak, grew on this spot. At full maturity it stood 75 feet high and measured 5 feet in diameter. From 1800 to 1840 many important meetings concerning the . . . Map (db m170874) HM
67Ohio (Fulton County), Winameg — Council Oak / Col. D.W.H. Howard — Chief Winameg - Col, D.W.H. Howard / Pioneer of Fulton County
Council Oak Of the three things for which the site is historically important, only one survives - the famous Council Oak. Given the power of speech, the great tree could tell a stirring story of council meetings, torture of war prisoners, and . . . Map (db m100804) HM
68Ohio (Fulton County), Winameg — Pike Township War Memorial
For God And Country Dedicated by the grateful citizens of Pike Township community in memory of those who served in our armed forcesMap (db m158832) WM
69Ohio (Fulton County), Winameg — Winameg Mounds
This site(approximately 6 acres) contains 12 low mounds which each averaged 3 foot high and 35 feet wide. They contain adult, children, and animal remains and cremains, altars, and personal belongings of pre-historic mound building cultures from the . . . Map (db m101218) HM
May. 6, 2021