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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Logan County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Logan 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> Logan County, OH (142) Auglaize County, OH (68) Champaign County, OH (77) Hardin County, OH (45) Shelby County, OH (50) Union County, OH (60)  LoganCounty(142) Logan County (142)  AuglaizeCounty(68) Auglaize County (68)  ChampaignCounty(77) Champaign County (77)  HardinCounty(45) Hardin County (45)  ShelbyCounty(50) Shelby County (50)  UnionCounty(60) Union County (60)
Adjacent to Logan County, Ohio
    Auglaize County (68)
    Champaign County (77)
    Hardin County (45)
    Shelby County (50)
    Union County (60)
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1Ohio (Logan County), Belle Center — Belle Center Jail — Small Town Artifact in a Village Park
This structure is a former jail erected in Belle Center in 1880. It is thought to have been last used May 25, 1933 then retired by the City Fathers. It was restored by the Richland Township Trustees in March 2005 and relocated to . . . Map (db m83029) HM
2Ohio (Logan County), Belle Center — Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial — Little Known Monument in Fairview Cemetery — One of Many Cast from the Battleship “Maine” —
In Memoriam USS Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 this tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS Maine Map (db m82793) WM
3Ohio (Logan County), Belle Center — Belle Center War Memorial — One of Two Memorials in a Rural Cemetery — Connected to Several Monuments in the Community —
Stone #1 In Memory of All Veterans (American Legion logo) Stone #2 (flag logo) Belle Center and Richland Township Killed in Action World War I Ray Schafer • Willard E. Stout World War II Emery . . . Map (db m82928) WM
4Ohio (Logan County), Belle Center — LCPL Lewis E. Hughes II — Viet Nam Casualty — Memorialized in a Small Village Park —
In memory of Lewis Eugene Hughes II LCPL H+S Co 5th Marine 1st Marine Division killed in action Republic of Viet Nam June 13, 1970 Map (db m83089) WM
5Ohio (Logan County), Belle Center — Village Marshall Murray Griffin — Murray Griffin Memorial Park
In tribute to: Village Marshall Murray Griffin whose life was taken during the late evening hours of July 5, 1986, while performing his sworn duty of protecting those in his community. presented by: the Law Enforcement Officers of . . . Map (db m83064) HM
6Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Bellefontaine Airport Pylon — Copy of the Wright Brothers National Monument — Moved Multiple Times —
(plaque #1) In recognition of Lawrence E. Rausenberger pioneer designer and builder of aircraft engines first flight off this field Aug. 1, 1912 (plaque #2) Pylon dedicated by Bellefontaine Air Squadron No. 2 August 1, 1948 on . . . Map (db m76555) HM
7Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial — Honoring the Names of those from Logan County, Ohio —
. . . Map (db m79732) WM
8Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Bellefontaine War Memorial — Honoring All Veterans in Bellefontaine and Logan County, Ohio —
Dedicated in Honor to those who served by the veterans of Logan County May 31, 1993Map (db m79734) WM
9Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Bellefontaine World War I Memorial — 1917 - 1919
To honor those of Bellefontaine, Ohio, who answered their country's call and gave their service for the great cause of liberty Map (db m22052) WM
10Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Blair Casey Park
In memory of Dr. Wilbert Blair Casey 1921 - 1966 for dedicated service to our communityMap (db m81431)
11Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — C364 — Blue Jacket Town — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
. . . Map (db m19800) HM
12Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — 6-46 — Campbell Hill — The Highest Point in Ohio
Campbell Hill is named for Charles D. Campbell of Bellefontaine, who owned this land from 1896 to 1937. A marble stone marker atop the hill, set in 1900 by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, marks it as the highest point in Ohio at an elevation of . . . Map (db m61994) HM
13Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Clarence L Knowlton Library — Replacement for the Old Carnegie Building — A Memorial to a Local Builder —
Clarence L. Knowlton and Vertura Mae Knowlton came to Bellefontaine in 1917 when Clarence L. Knowlton had contracted to build the first phase of the Mary Rutan Hospital. During this time Clarence and Vertura Knowlton liked the people of . . . Map (db m82407) HM
14Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients — State of Ohio, Logan County
United States of America Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients State of Ohio Logan County Civil War Brown, Wilson W. 2nd Lt Georgia 1862 Seaman, Elisha B. Private Virginia 1863 Smith, Otis W. Corporal Tennessee 1864 Indian . . . Map (db m22068) WM
15Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — First Portland Cement Concrete Street
. . . Map (db m22047) HM
16Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — 9-46 — Free Servicemen's Canteen, 1942-1946
Representative of the patriotic spirit of the homefront during World War II, the Big Four Route Veterans Association Women's Auxiliary No. 3 operated a free canteen service for troops in a small white building on the platform of the New York Central . . . Map (db m43906) HM
17Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — 13-46 — General Robert Patterson Kennedy
Distinguished citizen, legislator, public servant, and historian born in Bellefontaine, January 23, 1840. A Civil War hero, he was promoted to brigadier general at only 25 years of age. Admitted to the bar in 1866, he practiced in Bellefontaine . . . Map (db m75545) HM
18Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — George Bartholomew
The paving of concrete streets in Bellefontaine, Ohio during the 1890's resulted principally from one man's efforts, George Bartholomew. This statue was presented to the citizens of Logan County by the Concrete industries of Ohio and the United . . . Map (db m156663) HM
19Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — George Washington Memorial Tree — Same Rock, Same Location, Different Tree
This tree planted in memory of George Washington by the Bellefontaine Chapter D.A.R. (DAR logo) 1931Map (db m80607) HM WM
20Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Gunn's Tavern / Trading Post — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
North Side of Marker:Gunn's Tavern »— 500 yards west —› About 1797, John Gunn, a land agent from Canada, came to the head of McKee's Creek to start a town. His two story log house, licensed as a tavern in 1805, . . . Map (db m34935) HM
21Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Harmon Field — Neighborhood Playground from National Philanthropist — One of Many, Throughout the Nation —
Harmon Field this playfield was made ours through the assistance of the Harmon Foundation 1923 dedicated forever to the plays of children, the development of youth, and the recreation of all “The gift of land is the gift . . . Map (db m80989) HM
22Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Hull's Army
Hull's Army passed through these grounds in 1812 Map (db m58646) HM
23Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Hull's Army in 1812
Hull's Army In 1812 encamped on this land owned by Col. James McPherson a Revolutionary Soldier who lies buried in the adjoining cemetery Map (db m58638) HM
24Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Lewis R. Ratleff Park
The Lewis R. Ratleff Memorial ParkMap (db m81099)
25Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Logan County Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m22050) WM
26Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Manary Blockhouse
Site of Manary Blockhouse Delaware Village Bukongehelas Erected by Logan Co. Historical Soc. Map (db m58762) HM
27Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Manary House — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
. . . Map (db m34212) HM
28Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — McKee's Town — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
[North Side of Marker] <— 500 Yards East —« A British-Indian Outpost was established in 1778 by the Tory, Alexander McKee, for trade with the Shawnees. It was destroyed by Logan's Army in 1786, re-built, and used as a . . . Map (db m35018) HM
29Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Myeerah Trail / Historic Logan County — The Second Marker at the other end of the trail —
Myeerah Trail A former Indian trail connected Blue Jacket's Town (site of Bellefontaine) and Zanestown (now Zanesfield). The highway was named by the County Commissioners in honor of Princess Myreerah, daughter of Chief Tarhe and wife of Isaac . . . Map (db m74503) HM
30Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Ohio Hi Point Career Center — Gate Post Plaque
Ohio Hi Point Career Center Developing our most valuable resource- people- through quality career technical & academic education. administration superintendent- Kimberly Wilson treasurer- Eric Adelsberger Project Facilitator- Robert . . . Map (db m81889)
31Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Ohio State Eagles Recreation Park — Old Coffee Pot Restaurant — now, Eagles Camp Ground —
Restored by Hi- Point Aerie & Auxiliary 2166 Bellefontaine, OhioMap (db m76153) HM
32Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — 1-46 — Oldest Concrete Street in America
America's first concrete streets were those which surrounded this court house. Concrete was first used in 1891 to provide an 8-foot strip along Main Street where horses were hitched. Two years later Court Avenue was paved with concrete made from . . . Map (db m156664) HM
33Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Pigeon Town / Shawnee Village Site
Pigeon Town This town was established after the destruction of the Mackachack towns in Dunmore’s War in 1774. It was named for a wild pigeon roost near by. Col. Logan’s army destroyed it in 1786. Shawnee Village Site The Shawnee . . . Map (db m83765) HM
34Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Powell Park, the Old Burial Ground — Major John Tullis and William Powell — the Founders of Bellefontaine —
. . . Map (db m75801) HM
35Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Quaker Meeting Place / Site of First Church and School in Rushcreek Township
Side A Quaker Meeting Place This cemetery marks the location of a Quaker Meet ing house built before 1820. Wm. Reames, a Revolutionary soldier, and Thomas Stanfield were promoters and mem bers of the society. Side B . . . Map (db m83220) HM
36Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Remembrance 1951- 1969 — 664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron — Ohio Hi- Point Career Center —
Bellefontaine, Ohio was home of the 664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron of the United States Air Force. Young men from all over America served here as part of our nation’s Air Defense Forces. To honor those who served here . . . Map (db m159953) HM WM
37Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — The Bellefontaine Examiner — Birthplace of the “Abe Martin” cartoon —
The Bellefontaine Examiner established in 1891 by E. O. and H.K. Hubbard the Weekly Examiner 1871- 1944Map (db m80022) HM
38Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — The First Concrete Street in America
This pavement is a replica of the original test strip placed in 1891 by George W. BartholomewMap (db m105441) HM
39Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — The Harley Long Building
The Harley Long Building This building is named in honor of a faithful and trusted employee of the Park Department for twenty- nine years. March 1, 1982Map (db m82289) HM
40Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — The Home of Blue Jacket
This Marks the Site of The Home of Blue Jacket Celebrated Chief of the Shawonoe IndiansMap (db m155995) HM
41Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — 10-46 — The Honorable William Lawrence — (1819 - 1899)
Born in Mt. Pleasant, Ohio, William Lawrence moved to Bellefontaine shortly after graduating from Cincinnati Law School in 1840. Lawrence was prosecuting attorney for Logan County (1845); a member of the Ohio Legislature (1846, 1847, 1849-51, . . . Map (db m22049) HM
42Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — 5-46 — The Mills Brothers
Born in Piqua, Ohio, the Mills Brothers grew up and attended school in Bellefontaine. The brothers -- John, Jr., Herbert, Harry, and Donald Mills -- were the first African-American vocal group to perform on a national radio broadcast and achieve . . . Map (db m22069) HM
43Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — The Original Burial Place of General Simon Kenton — A Place of Legend
The Original Burial Place of General Simon Kenton born in Virginia 1753 -- died Apr. 29, 1836Map (db m80633) HM
44Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — S 12-46 — The Railroad in Logan County — Railroad YMCA
Side A- The Railroad in Logan County Bellefontaine was a railroad town from the 1890’s to the 1950’s. The city was the site of one of the largest roundhouses and repair centers on the Big Four/ New York Central Lines and trains . . . Map (db m77396) HM
45Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — War Savings Quota
. . . Map (db m22051) HM
46Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — 4-46 — William H. West — 1824 - 1911
Judge William H. West of Bellefontaine led a distinguished career in law, public service, and politics. In 1854 West helped found the Republican party in Ohio and six years later he participated in Abraham Lincoln's nomination for the presidency. . . . Map (db m22067) HM
47Ohio (Logan County), DeGraff — DeGraff, Ohio Veterans Memorial — Small Town Monument on a Busy Highway
In honor of all veteransMap (db m83223) WM
48Ohio (Logan County), DeGraff — Old Town Shawnee Village — Site of 1806 War Council
Oldtown Shawnee Village quarter mile north meeting place of Simon Kenton and Tecumseh 1806Map (db m98322) HM
49Ohio (Logan County), East Liberty — Christopher Crary — Garwood Cemetery DAR marker
In memory of Christopher Crary 1759 – 1848 and David Culver 1764 – 1847 Revolutionary soldiers who are buried in the adjoining cemetery (DAR logo)Map (db m81580) HM
50Ohio (Logan County), East Liberty — East Liberty School — Perry Township Park
side A- East Liberty School (artwork) 1906- 1962 This memorial of the East Liberty School is presented in memory of first settler Job Sharp and his wife Dr. Phebe Sharp, the first woman doctor in the early 1800’s. she passed away in . . . Map (db m81862) HM
51Ohio (Logan County), East Liberty — Home of John Garwood / Garwoods Mill Site — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
[South Side of Marker]: Home of John Garwood In 1805 the John Garwood family of thirteen children located their home near this spot. Their activities here were responsible for the town of East Liberty. The village laid out 1834. Post . . . Map (db m35071) HM
52Ohio (Logan County), East Liberty — Middleburg United Methodist Church Bellringers
dedicated to all the former bellringers of the Middleburg United Methodist ChurchMap (db m81852) HM
53Ohio (Logan County), East Liberty — Phebe Haines Sharp — Wife of the First White Settler — First Doctor in Logan County —
First White Settler and Dctor in Logan Co Phebe Haines Sharp 1759- 1833Map (db m81858) HM
54Ohio (Logan County), Huntsville — Cherokee
(Front Side of Marker) Location of the County's most thriving early village. Surveyed 1832, on lands of Robt. Edminson, Dr. S.A. Morton & Alex. Thompson. Following the building of the N.Y.C. Ry. & founding of Huntsville . . . Map (db m58756) HM
55Ohio (Logan County), Huntsville — Huntsville, Ohio Veterans Memorial
In Memory of the Unknown Dead ——— Soldiers Sailors Marines ——— U.S.A.Map (db m85345) WM
56Ohio (Logan County), Huntsville — Solomon Town — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
[North Side of Marker] Named for a Wyandot Chief. Once home of Chief Tarhee. During American Revolution was headquarters of renegade Simon Girty who brought Simon Kenton here after saving his life in 1778. Hull camped here in 1812. . . . Map (db m34246) HM
57Ohio (Logan County), Lakeview — Lakeview Amvets Memorial #1 — First of Three Memorials in Lakeview, Ohio
dedicated to all veterans past, present, future (logo- Amvets) Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post 39 Lakeview, OhioMap (db m86499) WM
58Ohio (Logan County), Lakeview — Lakeview Amvets Memorial #2 — Second of Three Memorials in Lakeview, Ohio — Avenue of Flags —
We remember all Veterans past- present- future honor roll of donors (list of 38 names, organizations, businesses)Map (db m86500) WM
59Ohio (Logan County), Lakeview — Lakeview War Memorial #3 — Third of Three Memorials in Lakeview, Ohio
Dedicated with honor to all Veterans who have, and continue to guarantee our freedom, peace, justice, and equality. Presented May 30, 1987 by Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post 39 Kenneth Hull American Legion Post 752Map (db m86501) WM
60Ohio (Logan County), Lewistown — Council House — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
[South Side of Marker] The Maumee Rapids Treaty of Sept. 29, 1817 granted the Shawnee and Seneca Indians a reservation of 40,300 acres surrounding this point. Here they lived until removed to the West in 1832. [North Side of . . . Map (db m85921) HM
61Ohio (Logan County), Lewistown — Greenville Treaty Line / Nancy Stewart Section
Greenville Treaty Line North of this line 640 acres of land was given to Nancy Stewart, daughter of Chief Blue Jacket, by Shawnee Chiefs in Council at Wapakoneta, May 22, 1813. Approved in treaty of 1817 by U.S. Government. Nancy Stewart . . . Map (db m12198) HM
62Ohio (Logan County), Lewistown — Seneca Council House / Indian Reservation — the Seneca half of the Shawnee Reservation at Lewistown —
Seneca Council House Near this spot on the east bank of Muchinnippi Creek, stood a council house of the Seneca, 20 x 40 feet, without windows, floor or chimney. Later it became the Reservation Council House. Indian Reservation . . . Map (db m74647) HM
63Ohio (Logan County), Logansville — 1882 Whipple Through Truss Bridge — [Site of the new "Chester R. Kurtz" Bridge]
This bridge carries County Road 21, which was originally called Logansville and Muchinippi Free turnpike, over the Great Miami River in Logansville, Ohio, and was constructed in 1882 by the Massillion Bridge Company of Massillion, Ohio. It was . . . Map (db m160783) HM
64Ohio (Logan County), Logansville — Vance Blockhouse — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
[East Side of Marker] Built during the War of 1812 about a mile north by an independent rifle company commanded by Joseph Vance. The two 20-foot buildings were connected with a common second story and were well provided with portholes. . . . Map (db m34999) HM
65Ohio (Logan County), Middleburg — Darby Creek — First Settlement, Church and Cemetery in Logan County, Ohio
Side A First Meeting House and Graveyard in the county. Promoted by Jobe Sharp, first settler, and Thomas Antrim, preacher. Quakers and Methodists alternated meetings until 1813 when first Methodist church was built three miles South. . . . Map (db m74492) HM
66Ohio (Logan County), Northwood — Geneva College — The Original Location — A Busy Station on the Underground Railroad —
Geneva College established here in 1848 by Dr. J.B. Johnston moved to Beaver Falls Pa. in 1879 erected by Logan Co. Historical Society Second plaque Committee H, C. Marmon, pres. Hist. Soc. J. R. Templeton, chair O. . . . Map (db m74869) HM
67Ohio (Logan County), Quincy — Curry Blockhouse / Shawnee Village “Oldtown”
Curry Blockhouse Built by Hiriam Curry for protection of the border settlers, following surrender of Gen. Hull in War of 1812. It stood on the north bank of Stony Creek, opposite the Indian village “Oldtown”. Shawnee . . . Map (db m99540) HM
68Ohio (Logan County), Quincy — Old Quincy School — the Bell
in appreciation of the Quincy Alumni Keith Davis R H McCain Chris Gunder Dick Smith Millard Shaffer Riverside P.T.O.Map (db m77621) HM
69Ohio (Logan County), Quincy — Quincy Ohio Veterans Memorial — Way Back in Fairview Cemetery — With a “History Mystery” —
In honor of all veteransMap (db m81818) WM
70Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — 1913 Flood — A History of Indian Lake
History has recorded many major floods and the devastation they created. One of the greatest floods ever in Ohio occurred in March of 1913. Rivers in the region, including the Great Miami River, overflowed their banks destroying many towns and . . . Map (db m104195) HM
71Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Bickham Bridge - 1877
Miami Valley Pike Span-98' Smith Bridge Co., Toledo, OH Type-Howe Truss. Cost - $2,335.00 Rehab-2002 the Righter Co., Columbus, OH Cost-$475,334.57Map (db m34180) HM
72Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Boats of Indian Lake
The first motorized boat appeared on Indian Lake in the early 1900’s. By 1930, reports indicated there were a total of 13 pleasure boats and 17 speed boats operating out of Russells Point Harbor, and many more from other points around the lake. For . . . Map (db m104102) HM
73Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Indian Lake State Park — Lewistown Reservoir
From Canal to Recreation Destination
The Great Miami River is sourced by the waters of Indian Lake. The original spillway forming the reservoir was completed in 1860. After numerous repairs to the aging dam, in 2018, a new 700-foot . . . Map (db m155745) HM
74Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Indian Lake Veterans Memorial — American Legion Marker
In honor of all veterans living or dead of all wars past and future dedicated to Indian Lake Post No. 413 May 28, 1984 presented by Indian Lake Unit No. 413 American Legion Auxillary (2 logos)Map (db m156665) WM
75Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Interurban Transportation
In the early 1900’s, advertising could be found in major newspapers proclaiming “Hourly service to Indian Lake, Russells Point and Lakeview.” Interurban Railway Cars were designed by the Ohio electric Company to save gas and transport . . . Map (db m104124) HM
76Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Islands and Beaches — A History of Indian Lake
The original Lewistown Reservoir was created by manually excavating and building approximately 3 miles of earthen dam in several areas and joining seven natural lakes and large ponds.The largest stretch of this structure is the area along the lake . . . Map (db m104190) HM
77Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Miami- Erie Canal / Lewistown Reservoir
As a result of the success of the Erie Canal in New York, the Ohio General Assembly decided to build two canals to promote business and travel between the Ohio River and Lake Erie. The Miami & Erie Canal, built in three stages, united Cincinnati . . . Map (db m104126) HM
78Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Native Americans — The History of Indian Lake
The Indian Lake Region was inhabited by Native American Indian cultures long before white settlers. The Shawnee, Cherokee and Wyandot Tribes were the primary inhabitants, The Algonquin, Delaware and Ottawa tribes also had settlements nearby. Many of . . . Map (db m104209) HM
79Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Orchard Island Post Office
(Circa July 29, 1912 to November 15, 1926) Postmistress Ruby Tarr This building was the first to serve the southern Indian Lake Postal Region. With the will and determination of Mrs. Isabelle Wicker Pusey and the Indian Lake Historical Society, . . . Map (db m104297) HM
80Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Our Lady of Fatima — A Unique Feature of Indian Lake
In 1957, George B. Quatman purchased the west side of the Sandy Beach Amusement Park and the remainder on the east side in 1962. No alcohol or rock and roll music was permitted in the renovated Stardust Ballroom, Old Vienna Gardens and Plaza Hotel, . . . Map (db m104208) HM
81Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Our Lady of Fatima Statue Park — St. Mary’s Point- Indian Lake Ohio
Our Lady of Fatima Statue Park and Meditation Garden was built by the late George B. Quatman in 1964 as part of his “San Juan Amusement Park” entertainment site. During it’s twenty years of operation, the San Juan Amusement Park, . . . Map (db m156666) HM
82Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Rainbow Division Veterans Memorial
In honor of Rainbow Division Veterans WW I and WW II.Map (db m156667) WM
83Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — 3-46 — Sandy Beach Amusement Park
Nicknamed “Ohio's Million Dollar Playground” or “Atlantic City of the Midwest,” Sandy Beach Amusement Park opened here on May 29, 1924. The park at Indian Lake featured a 2,000-foot long roller coaster and other popular . . . Map (db m22070) HM
84Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Sandy Beach and the Big Band Era
At the turn of the century, the area around Russells Point harbor was owned by the Ohio Department of Conservation, was leased as several separate tracts and operated as picnic grounds. Samuel “Pappy” Wilgus held the leases for ground on . . . Map (db m104123) HM
85Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Sandy Beach Bridge
The footbridge crossing the Russells Point Harbor was constructed in 1924 by Samuel “Pappy” and French Wilgus at a cost of $15,000 . It connected the east side of the Sandy Beach Amusement Park to eateries and other attractions on the . . . Map (db m104101) HM
86Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Sandy Beach Park — The Original Marker
Formerly on this site built in 1924 by founders French L. Wilgus 1886- 1950 and his father Samuel L. Wilgus 1854- 1951. There existed “A Million Dollar Playground” Amusement Park, Old Vienna Gardens Night Club, Dancehalls, Showboat and . . . Map (db m106783) HM
87Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — St. Mary of the Woods Veterans Memorial — Another Great Eagle Scout Project
Side A (flag logo) Honoring all veterans of St Mary of the Woods “No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” – John 15:13…. Side B donated in part by: Knights of . . . Map (db m85407) WM
88Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — The Villages
Russells Point In 1847, John Russell, for whom Russells Point is named, was born near the shores of the original spring-fed Indian Lake. His parents farmed near the areas we know today as Lake Ridge and O’Connors Point on the east side of . . . Map (db m104178) HM
89Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — When the Music Died — The History of the Indian Lake Amusement Park
George B. Quatman acquired the west side of the Sandy Beach Park in 1957, and the east side in 1962. At that time the park was renamed the “San Juan Amusement Park” and became alcohol free. However, all along the harbor were bars and . . . Map (db m104170) HM
90Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — A Castle as a Farmhouse — They Lived Long on the Land
Construction of this stone mansion was begun in 1864 by General Abram Sanders Piatt (1821-1908). Finished in 1871, it replaced an earlier frame house where Abram had lived with his first wife Hannah and their children before her death in 1861 and . . . Map (db m144457) HM
91Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — From Generation to Generation — They Lived Long on the Land
Benjamin M. Piatt, son of a Revolutionary War patriot, was raised on farms in New Jersey and later in Kentucky. As a young adult in the Cincinnati area, Benjamin's interests in commerce, real estate and law brought prosperity and the ability to . . . Map (db m144523) HM
92Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Highland Gardens Veterans Monument — “Flag Flying in Memory of; All Veterans”
“Flag Flying in Memory of; All Veterans” artwork (4) Armed Services logosMap (db m80303) WM
93Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Hull's Trace — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
A trail over which General Hull's army marched to Detroit in 1812. At this point a company of scouts recruited by Capt. Wm. McColloch of Zanetown joined Hull's army.Map (db m19795) HM
94Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Industry on the Macacheek — They Lived Long on the Land
Benjamin Piatt and other early white settlers established farm-related industries using the water power of the Macacheek Creek. Benjamin built two dams to control the water supply and improved the head race channeling water across his land from . . . Map (db m144548) HM
95Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Let's Play
Can history be fun? Kids who lived long ago had fun just as we do today. These yards and walkways have been play spaces for generations of Piatt children. Enjoy their spirit — have fun playing games from the past. Hoops Kids have . . . Map (db m144820) HM
96Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Mackachack Town — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
Nearby stood the Shawnee village of Mackachack or Mac-A-Cheek. This village was the first of the Shawnee towns to be attacked by Gen. Benjamin Logan's mounted Kentucky militia in the fall of 1786. In all the American forces destroyed eight Shawnee . . . Map (db m19811) HM
97Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — C — Mac-O-Chee Towns — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
. . . Map (db m136689) HM
98Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Michael Lane Partin — Tribute to a Long Time Worker
Michael Lane Partin for his devoted services to Adriel School and the Adriel Auxiliary 1981- 1990Map (db m81830)
99Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Moluntha — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
Chief Moluntha, Grand Sachem of the Shawnees, lived near this place. His wife, the Grenadier Squaw, was a sister of Chief Cornstalk. In 1786 Col. Logan destroyed the town, and Moluntha was murdered by one of the soldiers.Map (db m20115) HM
100Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Monroe Township School — Memories in Rural Logan County, Ohio
(artwork- etching of building) Monroe Township School 1918 - 1952 site donated by Ernest and Ethel HorsleyMap (db m79335) HM

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