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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 (26) Belmont County, OH (72) Noble County, OH (18) Washington County, OH (163) Marshall County, WV (48) Tyler County, WV (14) Wetzel County, WV (13)  MonroeCounty(26) Monroe County (26)  BelmontCounty(72) Belmont County (72)  NobleCounty(18) Noble County (18)  WashingtonCounty(163) Washington County (163)  MarshallCountyWest Virginia(48) Marshall County (48)  TylerCounty(14) Tyler County (14)  WetzelCounty(13) Wetzel County (13)
Woodsfield is the county seat for Monroe County
Adjacent to Monroe County, Ohio
      Belmont County (72)  
      Noble County (18)  
      Washington County (163)  
      Marshall County, West Virginia (48)  
      Tyler County, West Virginia (14)  
      Wetzel County, West Virginia (13)  
 
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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
On Ohio Avenue (Ohio Route 145).
Map (db m79265) WM
3Ohio, Monroe County, Fly — 6-56 — Fly Landing of the Sistersville Ferry
Near Ohio River Scenic Byway (Ohio Route 7).
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, Lewisville — Fisher's Grove Park
On Ohio Route 78 west of County Road 64, on the right when traveling east.
Property donated by Marion M. Fisher to State of Ohio Department of Highways September 17, 1950Map (db m214439) HM
5Ohio, Monroe County, Rinard Mills — Bridges to the Past
On Local Highway 384, 0.3 miles east of Hilight (State Route 26), on the right when traveling south.
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
6Ohio, Monroe County, Sardis — 3-56 — Sardis Historic Town Pump
On Muskingum Street at Mound Street, on the right when traveling north on Muskingum Street.
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
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7Ohio, Monroe County, Sardis — Sardis Veterans Monument
On Benwood Road at Mt. Olive Road, on the left when traveling west on Benwood Road.
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
8Ohio, Monroe County, Switzerland — 2-56 — Frederick Kindelberger Stone House and Barn
On German Ridge Road, 0.5 miles east of Ohio Route 556, on the right when traveling east.
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
9Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — 5-56 — "Bent, Zigzag, and Crooked" — The Bellaire, Zanesville, and Cincinnati Railroad
On Mill Street at East Marietta Street, on the right when traveling south on Mill Street.
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
10Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — 11 Sons Of Monroe County
On South Main Street (Ohio Route 800) north of West Court Street, on the right when traveling south.
Vietnam 1965 - 1971 SSgt Glenn McCammon • Cpl Charles Schnegg • HM3 William Lucas • SP4 Phillip Brandon • PFC Jack Pittman • SP4 Richard Rucker • Cpl Dwight Ball • PFC Dale Hood • PFC Duane Greenlee • SSgt James Ravencraft • . . . Map (db m210326) WM
11Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — Eleven Sons
On South Main Street (Ohio Route 26/800) at West Court Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
Many years have come and gone, Waiting on no one, Always moving forward. Dwight Ball, Phillip Brandon, Duane Greenlee, Dale Hood, Steven Janeda, William Lucas, Glenn McCammon, Jack Pittman, James Ravencraft, Richard Rucker, Charles . . . Map (db m209936) WM
12Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — Honor Roll — 1914 - 1918
On North Main Street (Ohio Route 26/800) at West Court Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
These memorial trees were planted by Monroe Post No. 87 and dedicated May 30, 1924 to the memory of the men from Monroe County who gave their lives while in the service of their country. John Adams • Henry M. Ambler • Thomas Bachman . . . Map (db m209949) WM
13Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — Monroe County Civil War Veterans Memorial
On North Main Street (Ohio Route 26/800) at West Court Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
Lest We Forget Those Who Gave Their Lives To Preserve Our Nation 1861 - Civil War - 1865 Ables, William T. • Ackley, Wesley • Adams, Andrew W. • Adams, John Q. • Adams, John W. • Albus, John • Amos, John H. • Antill, William • . . . Map (db m209923) WM
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14Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — Monroe County Korea War Memorial
On North Main Street.
In Honor of Those Who Valiantly Gave Their Lives for Their Country 1950 - Korea - 1955 Gatten, Dale • Marty, Albert • Miller, Ernest • Pittman, Ray • Schnoonover, GeorgeMap (db m209946) WM
15Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — Monroe County Vietnam War Memorial
On South Main Street (Ohio Route 26/800) at West Court Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
In honor of those who selflessly gave their lives for their country 1961 - Vietnam - 1975 Ball, Dwight • Brandon, Phillip • Greenlee, Duane • Hood, Dale • Janeda, Stephen • Lucas, William • McCammon, Glenn • Pittman, Jack . . . Map (db m210360) WM
16Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — Monroe County WWII Memorial — 1941 - 1945
On South Main Street (Ohio Route 26/800) at West Court Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
This memorial plaque is dedicated by Monroe Post #87 American Legion to Monroe County Honored Dead who more than self their country loved Austin, Linus J. • Betts, Vearl • Bigler, Lawrence P. • Bobbs, Carl • Briggs, Lawrence . . . Map (db m209943) WM
17Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — Pioneer Cemetery Veterans Memorial
On North Sycamore Street, on the left when traveling north.
In memory of those who served our country in all warsMap (db m209384) WM
18Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — 4-56 — Sad Sam Jones, 1892-1966 / Mary Weddle-Hines
On East Church Street, 0.1 miles west of Eastern Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
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
19Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — U.S. Air Force
On North Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated To The Men And Women Of The U.S. Air ForceMap (db m209959) WM
20Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — U.S. Army
On North Main Street, on the left when traveling east.
Dedicated To The Men And Women Of The U.S. ArmyMap (db m209956) WM
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21Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — U.S. Coastguard
On West Court Street, on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated To The Men And Women Of The U.S. CoastguardMap (db m209961) WM
22Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — U.S. Marine Corps
On West Court Street.
Dedicated To The Men And Women Of The U.S. Marine CorpsMap (db m209962) WM
23Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — U.S. Navy
On North Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated To The Men And Women Of The U.S. NavyMap (db m209958) WM
24Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — War Savings Stamps
On North Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Monroe County who oversubscribed their War Saving Quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings CommitteeMap (db m209938) WM
25Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — Woodsfield
On Lewisville Road, on the right when traveling south.
Platted 1814 by Archibald Woods as Monroe County SeatMap (db m209381) HM
26Ohio, Monroe County, Woodsfield — Woodsfield First United Methodist Church
On North Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places August 9, 2006 Dept. of InteriorMap (db m209382) HM
 
 
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Feb. 5, 2023