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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Madison County, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Madison 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 Madison County, OH (26) Champaign County, OH (92) Clark County, OH (91) Fayette County, OH (32) Franklin County, OH (492) Greene County, OH (105) Pickaway County, OH (45) Union County, OH (65)  MadisonCounty(26) Madison County (26)  ChampaignCounty(92) Champaign County (92)  ClarkCounty(91) Clark County (91)  FayetteCounty(32) Fayette County (32)  FranklinCounty(492) Franklin County (492)  GreeneCounty(105) Greene County (105)  PickawayCounty(45) Pickaway County (45)  UnionCounty(65) Union County (65)
London is the county seat for Madison County
Adjacent to Madison County, Ohio
      Champaign County (92)  
      Clark County (91)  
      Fayette County (32)  
      Franklin County (492)  
      Greene County (105)  
      Pickaway County (45)  
      Union County (65)  
 
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1Ohio, Madison County, Lafayette — Red Brick Tavern — The Historic National Road in Ohio — A Presidential Wayside —
On Cumberland Street Old National Road (U.S. 40) at West Street (County Route 5), on the right when traveling west on Cumberland Street Old National Road.
The Red Brick Tavern is a classic roadside inn and tavern from the heyday of the National Road. Constructed between 1836 and 1837, it was in operation when the road was completed in front of the building. Brick used in the building was made from . . . Map (db m96415) HM
2Ohio, Madison County, Lafayette — The Anderson House — The Historic National Road in Ohio
On Old National Pike (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling west.
In 1837, when the National Road was completed through Madison County, the village of Lafayette was platted by William Minter, and this building was a tavern that served travelers. The Red Brick Tavern, which was built after the Anderson House, was . . . Map (db m96968) HM
3Ohio, Madison County, London — Alder Cabin — Oldest Dwelling in Madison County
On East High Street, 0.1 miles west of Channing Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Jonathan Alder (1773-1849), first white settler in Madison County, was captured by Indians in Virginia in 1781. He was adopted and lived as a Mingo Indian; then re-united with his family in 1805. This cabin, built by Alder in 1806, was originally . . . Map (db m40192) HM
4Ohio, Madison County, London — First United Methodist Church — Constructed 1893
On Main Street (Ohio Route 56) at 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1996 A.D.Map (db m137608) HM
5Ohio, Madison County, London — First White Settlers of Madison County
On Main Street (Ohio Route 68) at High Street (U.S. 42), on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
In commemoration of the first white settlers of Madison County, the first of whom was Jonathan Alder 1795 - 1815Map (db m53904) HM
6Ohio, Madison County, London — London High School Veterans Memorial — Class of 1945 — Tri-L 1968-71 —
On South Walnut Street at East 1st Street, on the right when traveling north on South Walnut Street.
In memory of former London High School students who made the supreme sacrifice World War I Cleo F. Byerly • Charles C. Cryder • Roy Newsome • Hoyt Rowland • Houston Stone World War II Jack Edmond Adams • John . . . Map (db m189626) WM
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7Ohio, Madison County, London — Madison County Veterans’ War Memorial
On Main Street (Ohio Route 38) at High Street (U.S. 42) when traveling west on Main Street.
White stone marker: This memorial dedicated in memory of all those of Madison County who served our nation in time of war World War I Apr. 6, 1917       Nov. 11, 1918 World War II Dec. 7, 1941       Dec. 31, 1946 . . . Map (db m40194) HM
8Ohio, Madison County, London — Madison County World War Roll of Honor
On Main Street (Ohio Route 56) at High Street (U.S. 42), on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
Dedicated by the Citizens of London to the Glory of God and to all those of Madison who served in the World War 1914-1918 [Roll of Honor] The names and deeds of those who rendered service in defense of the American ideals of liberty . . . Map (db m53905) HM
9Ohio, Madison County, London — Plumwood Veterans Memorial
On Marysville-London Rd (Ohio Route 38), on the left when traveling north.
(logo) Cross in circle dedicated in memory of all Veterans by the Frend Miller Family 1969Map (db m89400) WM
10Ohio, Madison County, London — The Molly Caren Agricultural Center — The Farm Science Review Site — Ohio State University —
Near Marysville- London Road (U.S. 38) near the Old National Road (Route 40).
The Molly Caren Agricultural Center was originally a Virginia Military Land Grant of 7,000 acres conveyed by President Thomas Jefferson. It became Gwynne property in 1813, passing successively from Thomas and David Gwynne to Eli, Baldwin, . . . Map (db m101416) HM
11Ohio, Madison County, London — War Savings Stamps
On Main Street (Ohio Route 56) at High Street (U.S. 42), on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Madison County who oversubscribed their War Saving Quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings CommitteeMap (db m53903) HM
12Ohio, Madison County, Mechanicsburg — 3- 49 — W. Pearl King Prairie Savanna
On David Brown Road (County Route 119) at Mechanicsburg- Sanford Road and Becker Road (Route 27), on the left when traveling north on David Brown Road.
The W. Pearl King Prairie Savanna is a mostly undisturbed remnant of the once expansive Darby Plains Prairies. Prior to European settlement more than two centuries ago, the Darby Plains covered an area of more than 380 square miles west of Columbus. . . . Map (db m114475) HM
13Ohio, Madison County, Mount Sterling — In Memory
On Ohio Route 56 near Main Street, on the right.
Of those who gave their life for our country in the war of 1941-1945. Carl Steward Dewey Woltz James Webb Ernest Grabill Robert R. Keller Walter Neal Claude W. Ramey Randell Wofle Tingle D. Skaggs George W. Wood Donald G. . . . Map (db m133034) WM
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14Ohio, Madison County, Mount Sterling — Mount Sterling
On Ohio Route 56 near Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
Home of John W. Galbreath builder, sportsman, philanthropistMap (db m133035) HM
15Ohio, Madison County, Mount Sterling — Mount Sterling Town Hall
On West Main Street (U.S. 62) just west of South London Street (Ohio Route 56), on the right when traveling east.
These columns and lintel are from the original Town Hall of Mount Sterling. The building was erected in 1883-1884 and was destroyed by fire November 7, 1982. They serve as a reminder of our past, as this building will be an inspiration to our . . . Map (db m154223) HM
16Ohio, Madison County, Mount Sterling — Mount Sterling Veterans Memorial
On South London Street at East Main Street (U.S. 62), on the right when traveling north on South London Street.
Dedicated to the men and women of Mt. Sterling who honorably served their country Map (db m195108) WM
17Ohio, Madison County, Mount Sterling — Mt. Sterling
On Ohio Route 56 near East Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
Home of John W. Bricker Governor and United States Senator Map (db m133033) HM
18Ohio, Madison County, Plain City — Old Indian Trail — Post Road, St Rt 161
On Post Road (Ohio Route 161) at Old 161 (County Route 308), on the right when traveling west on Post Road.
Old Indian Trail blazed by Chief Tecumseh later used by Pony Express and became Post Road this ground was cleared in 1809 by well known pioneer Richard TaylorMap (db m77600) HM
19Ohio, Madison County, Rosedale — Pike Township Veterans Memorial
On Guy Cemetery Road (County Route 122), on the right when traveling north.
Pike Township Veterans Memorial in memory of Louis A. Guy March 2006Map (db m89403) HM
20Ohio, Madison County, Somerford — Four Chaplains Memorial
Near Urbana- London Road (Ohio Route 56) at Interstate 70.
Dedicated to the memory of the Four Chaplains Rev. George Fox Father John Washington Rabbi Alexander Goode Rev. Clark Poling while serving on the U.S.S. Dorchester during WWII gave their lives that their comrades might live “Greater . . . Map (db m92550) WM
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21Ohio, Madison County, Somerford — Somerford Veterans Memorial — Quiet Rural Setting — Beside the Interstate —
Near Urbana- London Road (Ohio Route 56) at Interstate 70.
Old Glory I am the Star Spangled Banner conceived in 1777 out of the love America had for Liberty and Honor. I am the memorial of countless heroes who shed their blood to preserve this sacred heritage. I have inspired generations of gallant . . . Map (db m92549) WM
22Ohio, Madison County, South Vienna — Ohio World War I Red Poppy — Remembrance Garden
Near Interstate 70, 1.7 miles west of Ohio Route 56, on the right when traveling east.
The Great War 2018 marks the centennial end of the Great War (1914-1918), known later as World War I. The United States entered the war in April 1917 with the first troops arriving in Europe during the late fall of 1917. By the end of . . . Map (db m139835) HM
23Ohio, Madison County, West Jefferson — 1-49 — Jonathan Alder — First White Settler in Madison County (1773-1849)
On Plain City-Georgesville Road (Ohio Route 142) 0.2 miles south of Morgan Road, on the right when traveling north.
Seven-year-old Jonathan Alder was captured by a Native American war party in Virginia in 1782 and taken to a Mingo village north of the Mad River in Ohio where he was adopted by an Indian family. He remained with the Indians until after the 1795 . . . Map (db m40193) HM
24Ohio, Madison County, West Jefferson — 2-49 — New Hampton and Ludlow's Road
On Cemetery Road, 0.1 miles east of Lilly Chapel Road, on the right when traveling east.
On September 8, 1803, the year that Ohio became a state, the Associate Judges of Franklin County ordered that a road be constructed "leading from the Public Square in Franklinton to Springfield, Greene County." This road came to be known as The Old . . . Map (db m12523) HM
25Ohio, Madison County, West Jefferson — New Hampton Cemetery
On Cemetery Road, 0.1 miles east of Lilly Chapel Road, on the right when traveling east.
Located in the center of the village of New Hampton, which was platted on the 4th of July, 1822, by Samuel Jones and Samuel Sexton, the village stood on the Old State Road which ran from Franklinton Columbus to Springfield. Built ca. 1806. Here . . . Map (db m12536) HM
26Ohio, Madison County, West Jefferson — West Jefferson — The Historic National Road in Ohio
On West Main Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling west.
In 1831, Congress passed a bill appropriating money for the extension of the Cumberland Road through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. In 1836-37 this great National Road was completed through Madison County. At the beginning of the 19th Century, hardly . . . Map (db m96977) HM
 
 
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Jan. 31, 2023