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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Henry County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Henry 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> Henry County, OH (59) Defiance County, OH (60) Fulton County, OH (71) Hancock County, OH (63) Lucas County, OH (144) Putnam County, OH (31) Williams County, OH (33) Wood County, OH (97)  HenryCounty(59) Henry County (59)  DefianceCounty(60) Defiance County (60)  FultonCounty(71) Fulton County (71)  HancockCounty(63) Hancock County (63)  LucasCounty(144) Lucas County (144)  PutnamCounty(31) Putnam County (31)  WilliamsCounty(33) Williams County (33)  WoodCounty(97) Wood County (97)
Adjacent to Henry County, Ohio
    Defiance County (60)
    Fulton County (71)
    Hancock County (63)
    Lucas County (144)
    Putnam County (31)
    Williams County (33)
    Wood County (97)
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1Ohio (Henry County), Colton — Heath-Colton G.A.R. Civil War Memorial
In Memory Of Our Heroes 1861-1865 Post 201 / W.R.D. 201Map (db m172754) WM
2Ohio (Henry County), Deshler — Deshler Pirate Park — 2017
Former site of Deshler High & Elementary School 1883-2017 1,907 Graduates (1883-1969) 221 East Maple Street - Village of DeshlerMap (db m172690) HM
3Ohio (Henry County), Deshler — Deshler Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of Our VeteransMap (db m170871) WM
4Ohio (Henry County), Florida — Florida — Corporation Limit Marker
Founded 1834 on site of the Indian Village "Snaketown"Map (db m159669) HM
5Ohio (Henry County), Florida — Florida United Methodist Church
Organized 1828. Oldest Continuous Congregation in Henry County.Map (db m159987) HM
6Ohio (Henry County), Florida — C — Girty's Island — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
Girty's Island »»«« Named for George Girty, renegade brother of Simon Girty. This was his hiding place between various treach- erous expeditions.Map (db m136576) HM
7Ohio (Henry County), Grelton — Grelton Veterans Memorial
For God and Country In memory of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice and in honor of those who served their countryMap (db m159144) WM
8Ohio (Henry County), Hamler — A Tribute To Our Military — Defenders of Our Freedom
War of 1812 1812 ★ 1815 [Names not listed] Civil War 1861 ★ 1865 [Names not listed] Spanish American War 1898 ★ 1899 [Names not listed] World War I Era 1900 ★ 1938 [Names not . . . Map (db m160263) WM
9Ohio (Henry County), Hamler — Veterans Memorial — American Legion Post 262
In grateful tribute to those who served in the armed forces of our country during World War I, II, and the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. Desert Storm, Global War on Terrorism Erected by Warren L. McIntire Post 262Map (db m160619) WM
10Ohio (Henry County), Holgate — Holgate Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in honor of all veterans Wm F. Helmke Post 340 Holgate OhioMap (db m172709) WM
11Ohio (Henry County), Liberty Center — Liberty Center — Corporation Limit Marker
Platted 1863 on Wabash Railroad grew through the effort of C.C. YoungMap (db m161979) HM
12Ohio (Henry County), Liberty Center — 1-35 — Prairie Des Mascoutins / Damascus
"Prairie Des Mascoutins" In 1742, a tribe of Kickapoo requested permission from Montreal's Governor to move to a Mascoutin village on both sides of the river here. French "Coureurs de Bois" traders named the wide floodplain "La Prairie des . . . Map (db m160710) HM
13Ohio (Henry County), Liberty Center — World War II Memorial
Dedicated to the men of Liberty Center School District who made the Supreme Sacrifice World War II In Memoriam ★ Rhoads, Franklin • ★ Kessler, Walter • ★ Kessler, Marion • ★ Carver, Richard • . . . Map (db m160257) WM
14Ohio (Henry County), Malinta — Malinta Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who gave their lives for us in the line of duty WWI Franklin Bevelhymer • Bert G. Taylor WWII Franklin P. Gilliland • Malcolm E. Mohler • Wilber G. Gerken • Edward R. Allen • Howard K. Long • . . . Map (db m160255) WM
15Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 102 East Washington — Commercial Italianate Design — Old Vocke Block —
5 & 10 Cent Store For Many YearsMap (db m157940) HM
16Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 105 West Main — Est. 1928
Unusual California Mission Style ArchitectureMap (db m157983) HM
17Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 107-109-111-113-115 West Washington — Italianate Design — Circa 1875 —
Purchased by George Hahn In 1898 Clothing & Dry Goods Emporium Good example of Commercial Row ItalianateMap (db m157991) HM
18Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 116 E. Clinton
Donnelly Bros. & Bokerman Dunbar Auto Sales 7-Up Bottling Company, 1936-1982 Founded By J. B. & R. A. MaherMap (db m157989) HM
19Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 123 West Washington — Circle 1875
New marble front in 1970 Served as newspaper L. L. Orwig & Son, PublishersMap (db m157992) HM
20Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 127 E. Clinton — Erected by Ohio State Armory Board — Built 1913 —
Unusual fortress-like architecture with castellated parapetsMap (db m157988) HM
21Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 221 East Washington
Founded in 1924 by Leo English, Earl Grieser & Earnest Spengler. First Production in January, 1925, At This LocationMap (db m157985) HM
22Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 535 North Perry
One of the oldest buildings in downtown district. It served as a boarding house for canal travelers. Finerty Shoe Repair 1947-1985Map (db m157984) HM
23Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 606 North Perry — Italianate — Circa 1880 —
J.P. Belknap & Son Nat, publishers of The Henry County Signal for nearly 60 years.Map (db m157982) HM
24Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 611 North Perry — Restrained Italianate — Circa 1880 —
Built By Henry CareyMap (db m157981) HM
25Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 701 North Perry
Original site of the First National Bank until 1935 Community Bank, 1935-1970 Bancohio Corp., 1970-1985 Ohio Citizens Bank, 1985Map (db m157975) HM
26Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 711 North Perry — Queen Anne — Circa 1870 —
Men's Haberdashery for over 100 yearsMap (db m158000) HM
27Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 713 North Perry — Queen Anne — Circa 1880 —
Purchased By Wm. Spencer in 1892 & operated as grocery store & tavern for nearly 100 yearsMap (db m157976) HM
28Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 719 North Perry Street — Unusual Second Story — Oriel Window —
Site Of Shaff Drugstore 1912 - 1959Map (db m157977) HM
29Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 720 North Perry — Elaborate Queen Anne — Circa 1894 —
Formerly World Theater — Street Level Home Telephone Co. — Upper Level Third floor destroyed by fire in 1984Map (db m157978) HM
30Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 722 & 724 North Perry — Italianate Design — Circa 1880 —
Built By Herman Weber Served As Dr. Thomas Quinn's Office For Many YearsMap (db m157980) HM
31Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 723 & 725 North Perry — Italianate Design — Circa 1870 —
Murder trial of Major Gen. R.K. Scott was held on second floor. He was tried, acquitted & set "Scott Free".Map (db m157979) HM
32Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 814 North Perry — Eclectic Design — Circa 1902 —
Site of Dreamland Theatre Napoleon's First Movie TheatreMap (db m157990) HM
33Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 828 Oakwood
Formerly housed Fox Cigar Factory, Catholic Grade School, & Mitchell Flower Shop.Map (db m157997) HM
34Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — Church School House — Built 1897
Was located on the corner of Rd. H & St. Rt. 109 near Hamler, OhioMap (db m172695) HM
35Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 3-35 — Civil War Camp Latty
Front Text : "Civil War Camp Latty" Camp Latty was located at the corner of Riverview and Glenwood Avenues in Napoleon, Ohio and included Glenwood Cemetery in its grounds. This camp was named for Judge Alexander S. Latty, a staunch supporter of . . . Map (db m54539) HM
36Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — First Presbyterian Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m172691) HM
37Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — Henry County Sheriff's Office — Honoring Our Fallen
. . . Map (db m172697) HM
38Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — Henry County Veterans Bridge
Henry County Veterans BridgeMap (db m172698) WM
39Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — History of DT&I Railroad
This old depot was part of the DT&I Railroad, in the early 1900's, the DT&I Division Headquarters was located in Napoleon. Henry Ford owned the DT&I in the 1920's and had over 350 employees here. The depot was moved here, to the fairgrounds, in . . . Map (db m172696) HM
40Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — Kevin Sonnenberg
Side 1 In Tribute to Lieutenant. Colonel Kevin Sonnenberg Class of 1983 June 15, 2007 Side 2 "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13 Side . . . Map (db m172710) WM
41Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 5-35 — Miami & Erie Canal And Napoleon's First Cemetery
The Miami & Erie Canal stretched approximately 250 miles from Cincinnati to Toledo. Napoleon and other towns on the Maumee River's banks were on a slackwater section of the canal. Between 1825 and 1845, laborers constructed the canal using . . . Map (db m160264) HM
42Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — Revolutionary War Memorial — In Memory
In memory of all Revolutionary War Soldiers 1776-1783Map (db m159674) WM
43Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — 6-35 — Riverfront Industries Powered by Canal Water / How Napoleon Kept Its Name
The completion of the Miami and Erie Canal passing through Napoleon in 1843 provided a way to receive manufactured goods, export farm products, and power local mills. The early industries of Napoleon utilized the canal as a source of reliable water . . . Map (db m122324) HM
44Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — Saint Augustine Catholic Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m172714) HM
45Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — Saint John Lutheran Church
St. John Lutheran Church founded August 15, 1869. The church was located here until 1961 when destroyed by fire. A 100 years of blessing was noted on August 17 1969. Pastors from 1869 - 1969 A. Beroset 1869-1871 J.P. Karrer 1871 L.W. . . . Map (db m172716) HM
46Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — The Henry County Courthouse
Henry County was organized in 1834 and Napoleon became the county seat in 1835. The first Court was held in a two-story log cabin located at the corner of Perry and Front Streets. The first Courthouse was a plain two-story structure costing . . . Map (db m28489) HM
47Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — The Parish School — Saint Paul's Lutheran Church
The congregation laid much emphasis upon the Christian instruction of its children. For that purpose a parish school was maintained for many years. On August 18, 1887, it was decided to authorize the trustees to purchase one acre of land for a . . . Map (db m172718) HM
48Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — Veterans Memorial — American Legion Post No. 300
Dedicated to all veterans through peace or war that their memories will never dieMap (db m160620) WM
49Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — William F. Baden
In memory of William F. Baden who gave his life for God and country in the Korean Conflict July 27, 1951Map (db m172725) WM
50Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — Winchester's Encampment
General Winchester leaving "Camp Starvation” (Camp #3) on January 1st of 1813, the army started towards the rapids of the Maumee. On January 3, 1813, Ellias Darnell's journal noted "it commenced snowing two days and nights…it was from 20 . . . Map (db m160266) HM
51Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — World War Veterans Memorial Trees
Dedicated to the World War Veterans by the Club Women of NapoleonMap (db m160298) WM
52Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — You Are On The Buckeye Trail — Follow The Blue Blazes
Founded in 1959, Ohio's Buckeye Trail (BT) is the only long-distance hiking trail entirely within Ohio. More than 1,400 miles loop through wooded footpaths, abandoned railroads, historic towpaths, back roads, rivers and lake shores, . . . Map (db m172713) HM
53Ohio (Henry County), New Bavaria — New Bavaria War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of this community who helped preserve us a free nation Sponsored by Raymond Diemer Post 8847 New Bavaria, OhioMap (db m172712) WM
54Ohio (Henry County), Ridgeville Corners — 2-35 — Draining the Great Black Swamp
The landscape of northwest Ohio was formed by melting ice and glacial lakes left behind in its wake. Because of the low gradient (3 feet fall per mile) to the northeast, the flat lacustrine plain evolved into a large swamp. A massive swamp forest . . . Map (db m158667) HM
55Ohio (Henry County), Ridgeville Corners — Giffey Hall — Built 1916
Giffey Hall was built in 1916 by Anton Giffey. The bricks used in its construction were undoubtedly made from the clay dug from near the Giffey Tile and Brickyard furnaces. In 1937 Emile (Mrs. Paul) Miller received the hall from her father. . . . Map (db m159739) HM
56Ohio (Henry County), Ridgeville Corners — Ridgeville Corners War Memorial
In Honor Of All Who Served And Continue To ServeMap (db m159678) WM
57Ohio (Henry County), Ridgeville Corners — Veterans Memorial — American Legion Post 454
. . . Map (db m160626) WM
58Ohio (Henry County), Texas — James Durbin
Sec. No. 53, W.&E.C. Completed 1842 By James DurbinMap (db m28614) HM
59Ohio (Henry County), Texas — Oak Tree
This Oak tree was planted in 1836 by the Ottawa Indians in honor of Martha A. Edwards Showman, the first white child born in Washington Township, Henry County, Ohio.Map (db m94083) HM
May. 10, 2021