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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Holmes County, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Holmes 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 Holmes County, OH (13) Ashland County, OH (39) Coshocton County, OH (73) Knox County, OH (64) Stark County, OH (90) Tuscarawas County, OH (84) Wayne County, OH (17)  HolmesCounty(13) Holmes County (13)  AshlandCounty(39) Ashland County (39)  CoshoctonCounty(73) Coshocton County (73)  KnoxCounty(64) Knox County (64)  StarkCounty(90) Stark County (90)  TuscarawasCounty(84) Tuscarawas County (84)  WayneCounty(17) Wayne County (17)
Millersburg is the county seat for Holmes County
Adjacent to Holmes County, Ohio
      Ashland County (39)  
      Coshocton County (73)  
      Knox County (64)  
      Stark County (90)  
      Tuscarawas County (84)  
      Wayne County (17)  
 
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1Ohio, Holmes County, Baltic — BalticOhio Corporation Limit Marker
On North Ray Street (Ohio Route 93) at North Ray Street, on the left when traveling north on North Ray Street.
Established August 14, 1848 as RowvilleMap (db m158743) HM
2Ohio, Holmes County, Baltic — 11-79 — Bouquet’s Trail, 1764 / Port Washington Road
On North Ray Street (Ohio Route 93) north of Ohio Route 651, on the left when traveling north.
Bouquet’s Trail, 1764. Unsatisfied by the treaty that ended the French and Indian War, Ottawa chief Pontiac led a confederacy of Native American tribes in attacks against the British frontier forts during 1763, a campaign known as . . . Map (db m13615) HM
3Ohio, Holmes County, Calmoutier — 2-38 — Calmoutier
On County Road 229, on the left when traveling east.
Side A: This area, known as Calmoutier, was an early French Catholic farming community founded in 1832 by Claude Druhot, who came from Calmoutier, Hte-Saône, France. Its first native, the four-month-old Claude Joseph Druhot, was baptized on 9 . . . Map (db m24492) HM
4Ohio, Holmes County, Holmesville — 4-38 — Birthplace of William M. McCullochCivil Rights Champion
On Jackson Street (County Route 192) just east of West Market Street, on the left when traveling east.
Republican congressman William M. McCulloch was one of the architects of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, the first of three laws to recommit the nation to the cause of civil rights in the 1960s. “Bill” McCulloch was born near . . . Map (db m179748) HM
5Ohio, Holmes County, Killbuck — 3-38 — Holmes County Draft Riots
On County Road 6, on the right when traveling west.
On French Ridge in Richland Township, on June 5, 1863, local citizens in defiance of conscription attacked Elias Robinson, an enrolling officer of the Union Army. When Captain James Drake, the provost marshal, imprisoned the ringleaders, armed . . . Map (db m214473) HM
6Ohio, Holmes County, Killbuck — VFW Post 7079 POW/MIA Memorial
On Front Street at Water Street, on the left when traveling west on Front Street.
In memory of Prisoners of War Missing in Action All Wars You Are Not Forgotten In God is Our TrustMap (db m28817) HM
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7Ohio, Holmes County, Millersburg — Holmes County Veterans Memorial
On Jackson Street (Ohio Route 39) at Clay Street (Ohio Route 83), on the right when traveling east on Jackson Street.
Washington [north face] Six Soldiers of the Revolutionary War were subsequently Residents of Holmes County, Ohio. Jackson [east face] In memory of the Soldiers of the War of A.D. 1812 who became citizens of Holmes . . . Map (db m81741) WM
8Ohio, Holmes County, Millersburg — Holmes County Watering Trough
On Court Street at Amish Country Byway (U.S. 62), on the right when traveling west on Court Street.
Made in a Millersburg foundry by A. Dagon. This trough served the needs of Holmes County residents who visited the courthouse for official business until about 1939. As the automobile traffic increased, the hitching rail was moved to the east side . . . Map (db m205797) HM
9Ohio, Holmes County, Millersburg — Hotel Millersburg
On West Jackson Street (Route 39) just west of North Clay Street (Ohio Route 83), on the right when traveling east.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Hotel Millersburg 1847Map (db m205798) HM
10Ohio, Holmes County, Millersburg — Millersburg Historical Information
On West Jackson Street (Ohio Route 39) at North Grant Street, on the right when traveling west on West Jackson Street.
Adam Johnson and Charles Miller in 1815 laid out the plans for their town and named it Millersburg. On April 12, 1824 the town was chosen as the county seat and on March 6, 1835 it was incorporated. Beautifully located upon elevated ground, . . . Map (db m177008) HM
11Ohio, Holmes County, Millersburg — Millersburg Opera House
On East Jackson Street (U.S. 62) at North Monroe Street, on the right when traveling west on East Jackson Street.
The Millersburg Opera House was built around 1890. In addition to the Opera House, the building also housed City Hall. The Opera House was used for various events over the years including the showing of motion pictures. Listed in the 1941 Film Daily . . . Map (db m177003) HM
12Ohio, Holmes County, Millersburg — Veterans Memorial
On East Jackson Street (U.S. 62) at South Monroe Street, on the right when traveling east on East Jackson Street.
Dedicated to the men and women of Holmes County who have served their country so that freedom's light might shine through the world.Map (db m205795) WM
13Ohio, Holmes County, Walnut Creek — 1-38 — Jonas Stutzman"Der Weiss" — 1-31-1788 - 10-18-1871 —
On County Road 114, 0.1 miles west of State Route 39, on the right when traveling west.
Jonas Stutzman, from Somerset County, Pennsylvania, came to this site in 1809 to clear land for farming and to build a log home for his family. He was the first permanent settler in the eastern portion of what would in 1825 become Holmes County. . . . Map (db m24493) HM
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Feb. 2, 2023