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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wayne County, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Wayne 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 Wayne County, OH (17) Ashland County, OH (39) Holmes County, OH (13) Medina County, OH (44) Stark County, OH (79) Summit County, OH (145)  WayneCounty(17) Wayne County (17)  AshlandCounty(39) Ashland County (39)  HolmesCounty(13) Holmes County (13)  MedinaCounty(44) Medina County (44)  StarkCounty(79) Stark County (79)  SummitCounty(145) Summit County (145)
Wooster is the county seat for Wayne County
Adjacent to Wayne County, Ohio
      Ashland County (39)  
      Holmes County (13)  
      Medina County (44)  
      Stark County (79)  
      Summit County (145)  
 
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1Ohio (Wayne County), Apple Creek — Pvt. William J. Knight
. . . Map (db m164100) HM WM
2Ohio (Wayne County), Apple Creek — 7-85 — Sonnenberg Settlement 1819
In the summer of 1819 settlers from Sonnenberg in the Jura Mountains of Canton Bern, Switzerland, arrived in Wayne County, Ohio. They fled the religious persecution they endured because of their Anabaptist Mennonite beliefs, including adult . . . Map (db m132020) HM
3Ohio (Wayne County), Smithville — 2-85 — Historic John Mishler Weaving Mill
Johann Mischler (changed to John Mishler), 1852-1930, and his wife Rosina Beyeler Mischler, 1852-1927, were born in Switzerland and came to the United States in 1882. They moved to Smithville in 1887 where John, a weaver by trade, built a mill . . . Map (db m132073) HM
4Ohio (Wayne County), West Salem — 1-85 — West Salem City Hall
The West Salem City Hall reflects a late-1800s municipal trend to house many civic functions under one roof. The fire station, jail, and council chambers occupied the ground level, while the second floor hosted a public auditorium, or "opera house". . . . Map (db m109196) HM
5Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — 4-85 — Barnhart Rice Homestead / Frederick Rice
Barnhart Rice Homestead The Barnhart Rice house is one of two original farmhouses occupying this 320-acre hilltop farmstead from the early days of the settlement. Started in the spring of 1822, the house was built of hand-cut sandstone . . . Map (db m66463) HM
6Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — 8-85 — Charles W. Follis
Charles W. Follis was born on February 3, 1879, in Virginia. His family moved to Wooster where he attended Wooster High School and helped establish the school’s football team. In 1901, Follis enrolled and played baseball at the College of Wooster . . . Map (db m151357) HM
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7Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — General David Wooster1710 - 1777
General David Wooster was an American hero, sacrificing everything for the cause of liberty, equality and freedom. Born in Connecticut in 1710, Wooster was a prominent figure of 18th century Connecticut society. A graduate of Yale College, . . . Map (db m205805) HM
8Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — 6-85 — General Reasin Beall Homestead / Wayne County Historical Society
General Reasin Beall Homestead. Built in 1816 by General Reasin Beall and his wife Rebecca Johnston Beall, the homestead is recognized as the oldest existing residence in the City of Wooster. Born in 1769 in Maryland, Reasin Beall came to . . . Map (db m131949) HM
9Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — 5-85 — Harvey Howard House / Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Harvey Howard House. Harvey Howard, a local druggist, built the house at 407 North Market Street around 1860. After many owners, Captain James B. Taylor bought the home in 1893. Taylor commanded Company H of the 120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry . . . Map (db m131936) HM
10Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — James H. Ross
Gazebo erected in honor of James H. Ross 1947 - 2011 Army Combat Medic VietnamMap (db m166071) WM
11Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — 3-85 — Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station
The Ohio General Assembly established the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station in 1882. From its inception until 1892, the Station occupied 17 acres on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University before relocating to 470 acres in Wayne . . . Map (db m131935) HM
12Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — To the HeroesWayne Co, Ohio, 1895
. . . Map (db m66464) HM
13Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — Twenty Pounder Parrott Guns
These twenty pounder Parrott guns belonged to the United States Battleship Pensacola. Mounted in memory of Given Post, No. 113, G.A.R., Wooster, and dedicated to the soldiers, sailors and noble patriotic women of Wayne County, Ohio, July 4, . . . Map (db m131975) HM
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14Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — United States Of America • Congressional Medal of Honor RecipientState of Ohio Wayne County
Civil War Knight, William J. · Private · Georgia · 1862 Bensinger, William · Private · Georgia · 1862 Stanley, David Sloan · Major General · Tennessee · 1864 Johns,(Jones), Elisha · Sergeant · Mississippi · 1863 Map (db m209386) WM
15Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — War Savings Stamps
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Wayne County who oversubscribed their war savings quota 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings CommitteeMap (db m205800) HM
16Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — Wayne County Soldier’s Monument
Erected by Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Frick in honor of the Union soldiers of Wayne County, Ohio and presented to the City of Wooster May 5, 1892. (plaque on west face) (Known) deceased Revolutionary War Veterans buried in Wayne County . . . Map (db m132008) WM
17Ohio (Wayne County), Wooster — Wayne County Veterans Memorial
To cherish liberty one need only remember how it was earned Mark M. Beckler 1988 World War I James Stevenson • Harvey W. Carbaugh • Arthur P. F. Whitman• John Adams • Edward Zuver• Harvey A. Fluhart• Edward Meiner . . . Map (db m208738) WM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022