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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Williams County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Williams 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> Williams County, OH (33) Defiance County, OH (60) Fulton County, OH (71) Henry County, OH (59) DeKalb County, IN (11) Steuben County, IN (13) Hillsdale County, MI (36)  WilliamsCounty(33) Williams County (33)  DefianceCounty(60) Defiance County (60)  FultonCounty(71) Fulton County (71)  HenryCounty(59) Henry County (59)  DeKalbCountyIndiana(11) DeKalb County (11)  SteubenCounty(13) Steuben County (13)  HillsdaleCountyMichigan(36) Hillsdale County (36)
Adjacent to Williams County, Ohio
    Defiance County (60)
    Fulton County (71)
    Henry County (59)
    DeKalb County, Indiana (11)
    Steuben County, Indiana (13)
    Hillsdale County, Michigan (36)
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1Ohio (Williams County), Bridgewater Center — First Millstone Used in Mill
First millstone used in mill Built 1844 west of bridge by Riley Parker Benjiman Vancourt and Richard Whittington Also used in Waldenmeyer Mill 1852 one half mile east. Wms. Co. Historical Society 1960Map (db m171853) HM
2Ohio (Williams County), Bryan — Bryan Veterans Memorial
In thanksgiving to God and in tribute to all men and women who served in the armed forces of their country during all warsMap (db m134962) WM
3Ohio (Williams County), Bryan — 3-86 — Bryan's Air Mail Field
Here, on September 6, 1918, Bryans’ Air Mail Field began oeprations as one of Ohio’s first official airfields ith the arrival of a survey flight to establish air mail service between New York and Chicago. Scheduled servcie began on July 1, 1919, and . . . Map (db m3358) HM
4Ohio (Williams County), Bryan — G. Grant Brown Building
This building is dedicated to honor the memory of G. Grant Brown (1910-2001). Throughout his long and active life, Grant consistently served the citizens of the City of Bryan and Williams County. He was always ready, willing, and able to . . . Map (db m160848) HM
5Ohio (Williams County), Bryan — 4-86 — Rail Speed Record
In 1966 the New York Central railroad Company (A.E. Perlman, President) proposed a test of existing rail passenger equipment to determine the feasibility of operating high-speed passenger service between cities up to 300 miles apart. The site chosen . . . Map (db m5622) HM
6Ohio (Williams County), Bryan — 7-86 — Richard E. Schreder1915 - 2002
(Side One) Richard E. Schreder grew up in Toledo, Ohio and graduated from the University of Toledo with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was a decorated navy pilot and iconic aviation figure who helped shape the American soaring . . . Map (db m69046) HM
7Ohio (Williams County), Bryan — Williams County Courthouse
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior May 7, 1973 Donated by Bryan Historic Homes AssociationMap (db m171868) HM
8Ohio (Williams County), Edgerton — 6-86 — Cedar Hill Farm
The Cedar Hill Farm Homestead story began in 1864 when John Burchard purchased the farmland. It has been in the Kisseberth family since 1903 and gained centennial status in 2003. In 2008, the Ohio Centennial Farm of Cedar Hill became the first farm . . . Map (db m69047) HM
9Ohio (Williams County), Edgerton — Edgerton Civil War Monument
Erected A.D. 1912 by W.A. Slaughter Post W.R.C. and Patriotic Citizens of Edgerton and Vicinity To the Memory of Those who served Their CountryMap (db m69061) WM
10Ohio (Williams County), Edgerton — Edgerton Fire Bell
This Bell was first installed in the bell tower of the town hall on August 13, 1885, and was used for fire and alarms. The Fire Bell was relocated to the Town Hall court yard of August 13, 1990.      This Fire Bell served the residents as its only . . . Map (db m69062) HM
11Ohio (Williams County), Edgerton — 10-86 — Edgerton Town Hall & Park Opera House
Side A Edgerton was settled beside the St. Joseph River when the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern railroad was completed in 1854. The village was incorporated on December 4, 1865, and named for Alfred P. Edgerton, who donated the land for the . . . Map (db m134571) HM
12Ohio (Williams County), Holliday City — Site of Parkersburg
North of this point lies the village of Parkersburg, pelted by Andre Ferrier, Jan. 25, 1838. The village plot was vacated Sept. 1844. North of C R. I, along Beaver Creek, lie the sites of three mills: The Andrew Smith Sawmill built ca 1837; . . . Map (db m165790) HM
13Ohio (Williams County), Montpelier — Dr. Paul Allman Siple
Dr. Paul Allman Siple Born 1908 in Montpelier, Ohio Died 1968 in Arlington, Va. Scientist, polar explorer, inventor and author Honored by educators, governments, industry, international scientists Map (db m134574) HM
14Ohio (Williams County), Montpelier — Gold and Blue Star Families
In recognition of all Americans who support those who defend our freedomMap (db m134634) WM
15Ohio (Williams County), Montpelier — Montpelier Town Hall
Erected by the Village of Montpelier and Superior Township, ground was broken for this historic structure in August 1892. It was occupied by January 1893. The Town Hall was constructed by Sam Martin at a contract price of $4,190.85 Williams . . . Map (db m134580) HM
16Ohio (Williams County), Montpelier — 2-86 — Paul Allman Siple
Paul Allman Siple was born here on December 18, 1908. In 1927, he was chosen from thousands of ambitious Eagle Scouts to accompany Admiral Richard E. Byrd on his first Antarctic Expedition. Twelve years later, while attending Clark University in . . . Map (db m4009) HM
17Ohio (Williams County), Montpelier — 1-86 — The Nettle Lake Mound Group
(Obverse): The Nettle Lake Mound group consists of 4 low mounds overlooking a stream that runs into Nettle Lake. The mounds vary in height from 1 to 3 feet and in diameter from 18 to 3- feet. The mounds are composed primarily of . . . Map (db m4010) HM
18Ohio (Williams County), Montpelier — Veterans Memorial Bench
Dedicated to all veterans from Montpelier, Ohio "All gave some. Some gave all"Map (db m171850) WM
19Ohio (Williams County), Montpelier — Williams County Veterans MemorialA Very Complex Memorial — Thousands of Names —
Those who sacrificed for our freedoms deserve to be rememberedMap (db m134960) HM
20Ohio (Williams County), Pioneer — Pioneer Methodist Episcopal Church
Erected in 1879 and dedicated Feb. 1, 1880, this brick church replaced a smaller frame building on this site. It was used by the Methodists until 1975 and since September 1990 has been the Restoration Fellowship Church.Map (db m171866) HM
21Ohio (Williams County), Pioneer — Pioneer Veterans Memorial
Given with thanks to those men and women who have served and will serve our landMap (db m171865) WM
22Ohio (Williams County), Pulaski — 8-86 — Casimir PulaskiFather of American Cavalry
(Side One) Pulaski and Pulaski Township in Williams County are named for Casimir Pulaski, a Polish cavalry officer who died to win America's independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War. Charged with attempting to kidnap . . . Map (db m69028) HM
23Ohio (Williams County), Pulaski — Judge John Perkins Millstones
Judge John Perkins Millstones 1816. Mill located 300 ft. northwest 1834. This town surveyed June 16 1836. Post office 500 ft. north May 1837. First in Wms. Co. M.E. Church Oct. 20 1838.Map (db m170783) HM
24Ohio (Williams County), Pulaski — Pulaski Mothers of World War II Memorial
Erected in Memory of All Veterans by Mothers of World War II Bryan O.Map (db m171867) WM
25Ohio (Williams County), Stryker — Knight's Landing
Established in 2007 in honor of William J. Knight, who was a Civil War Veteran born on Jan. 24, 1837 in Apple Creek, Ohio. Knight was a brave man and a Union soldier who voluntarily took part in Andrew's Raid. He lived in Stryker, Ohio. After . . . Map (db m171272) HM
26Ohio (Williams County), Stryker — Stryker
Stryker Home of William J. Knight A captor of the Confederate Locomotive "The General"Map (db m159395) HM
27Ohio (Williams County), Stryker — StrykerCorporation Limit Marker
Home Of William J. Knight, a captor of the Confederate locomotive "The General"Map (db m159648) HM
28Ohio (Williams County), Stryker — Stryker Depot
The Stryker depot symbolizes the community's origin and heritage. Stryker was surveyed on September 19, 1853, beside the proposed Michigan Southern & Northern Indiana Railroad. Stryker was the first Williams County town with rail facilities, which . . . Map (db m69029) HM
29Ohio (Williams County), Stryker — Stryker Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of Veterans Of All WarsMap (db m171858) WM
30Ohio (Williams County), Stryker — 5-86 — Stryker's Railroad Heritage
(Side One) Like many nineteenth century communities in Ohio, Stryker owes its birth and early growth to the railroad industry. Stryker, named for Rome, New York, attorney and railroad executive John Stryker, was surveyed on September 19, . . . Map (db m69030) HM
31Ohio (Williams County), Stryker — 9-86 — William James Knight/Andrews Raiders
William J. Knight William J. Knight (1837-1916) was born in Wayne County, Ohio and raised by his grandparents, Jacob and Martha Knight, near Farmer, Ohio. After the outbreak of the Civil War, William enlisted in Company E, 21st Ohio Volunteer . . . Map (db m171860) HM
32Ohio (Williams County), West Unity — Veteran's Memorial Park
In memory of the men ans women who served our countryMap (db m160361) WM
33Ohio (Williams County), West Unity — West Unity Veterans Memorial
Dedicated To Those Who ServeMap (db m170779) WM
May. 10, 2021