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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Monroe County, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Monroe County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Monroe County, OH (9) Belmont County, OH (53) Noble County, OH (16) Washington County, OH (117) Marshall County, WV (35) Tyler County, WV (6) Wetzel County, WV (10)  MonroeCounty(9) Monroe County (9)  BelmontCounty(53) Belmont County (53)  NobleCounty(16) Noble County (16)  WashingtonCounty(117) Washington County (117)  MarshallCountyWest Virginia(35) Marshall County (35)  TylerCounty(6) Tyler County (6)  WetzelCounty(10) Wetzel County (10)
Adjacent to Monroe County, Ohio
      Belmont County (53)  
      Noble County (16)  
      Washington County (117)  
      Marshall County, West Virginia (35)  
      Tyler County, West Virginia (6)  
      Wetzel County, West Virginia (10)  
 
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1Ohio (Monroe County), Beallsville — 1-56 — Beallsville / Monroe County Honors Vietnam War Casualities
Side A Beallsville/Monroe County Honors Vietnam War Casualities With a population of 475 residents, the Beallsville community gained the unfortunate distinction of having suffered the highest known per-capita casualty rate during the . . . Map (db m79264) HM
2Ohio (Monroe County), Beallsville — Beallsville Veterans Memorial
Map (db m79265) WM
3Ohio (Monroe County), Fly — 6-56 — Fly Landing of the Sistersville Ferry
The Sistersville Ferry is the longest continuously working mode of transportation in Monroe County, operating from 1815 to 2003. It crosses the Ohio River between Fly, Ohio, and Sistersville, West Virginia, which is the apex of the longest straight . . . Map (db m79270) HM
4Ohio (Monroe County), Rinard Mills — Bridges to the Past
Bridges to the Past On a backroad the sight of a covered bridge today may remind us of ghost stories and legends that tingled the scalp of many a small child who walked its gloomy length as the sun was sinking from sight. For some, it . . . Map (db m166040) HM
5Ohio (Monroe County), Sardis — 3-56 — Sardis Historic Town Pump
Monroe County's ground-water resources are valuable assets for its people and economy. Especially notable are the substantial quantities of water that can be obtained in the medium sand and gravel underground aquifers located on the eastern side of . . . Map (db m79268) HM
6Ohio (Monroe County), Sardis — Sardis Veterans Monument
Dedicated to the Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice And Those Who Served in the Armed Forces Of Our Country Map (db m114687) WM
7Ohio (Monroe County), Switzerland — 2-56 — Frederick Kindelberger Stone House and Barn
These structures stand as an exception to the usual wood frame or brick construction of farm buildings in this region in the late nineteenth century. The house and barn, built circa 1871 and 1883-1885 respectively, reflect Frederick Kindelberger's . . . Map (db m79271) HM
8Ohio (Monroe County), Woodsfield — 5-56 — "Bent, Zigzag, and Crooked"The Bellaire, Zanesville, and Cincinnati Railroad
side 1 While it served a vital role in the Monroe County life, by 1886 the BZ&C had defaulted on its construction bonds and entered the first of many receiverships. Its 300 trestles and bridges were expensive to maintain; frequent . . . Map (db m79266) HM
9Ohio (Monroe County), Woodsfield — 4-56 — Sad Sam Jones, 1892-1966 / Mary Weddle-Hines
Side A Sad Sam Jones 1892-1966 With 229 victories, Woodsfield's Samuel Pond Jones, or Sad Sam Jones, was one of professional baseball's top pitchers in the early 1900s. He started his 22-year career with the Cleveland Indians in 1914 . . . Map (db m79267) HM
 
 
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