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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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Williams County, OH (89) Defiance County, OH (118) Fulton County, OH (99) Henry County, OH (103) DeKalb County, IN (45) Steuben County, IN (39) Hillsdale County, MI (60)  WilliamsCounty(89) Williams County (89)  DefianceCounty(118) Defiance County (118)  FultonCounty(99) Fulton County (99)  HenryCounty(103) Henry County (103)  DeKalbCountyIndiana(45) DeKalb County (45)  SteubenCounty(39) Steuben County (39)  HillsdaleCountyMichigan(60) Hillsdale County (60)
Bryan is the county seat for Williams County
Adjacent to Williams County, Ohio
      Defiance County (118)  
      Fulton County (99)  
      Henry County (103)  
      DeKalb County, Indiana (45)  
      Steuben County, Indiana (39)  
      Hillsdale County, Michigan (60)  
 
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1Ohio, Williams County, Bridgewater Center — First Millstone Used in Mill
On County Route 10 at County Route P50, on the left when traveling north on County Route 10.
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 — Bicentennials of the Northwest Ordinance and the U.S. Constitution
On South Main Street (U.S. 127) just north of West Butler Street, on the right when traveling south.
These Trees Honoring the Bicentennials of the Northwest Ordinance and the US Constitution were Sponsored by Ohio's: Dept. of Natural Resources, Nurserymen's Association Daughters of the American Revolution 1787 - 1987Map (db m188448) HM
3Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — Bryan Veterans Memorial
On South Main Street (U.S. 127) at West Butler Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
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
4Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — 3-86 — Bryan's Air Mail Field
On North Main Street (U.S. 127) at East Foster Street on North Main Street.
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
5Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — Evans Post No. 149 G.A.R.
On East High Street (Ohio Route 2/34) west of North Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east.
In Memory Of Evans Post No. 149 G.A.R.Map (db m188447) WM
6Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — Fountain City Amphitheater — Bryan Area Foundation Project 2020
Near Center Street at Mayberry Drive, on the left when traveling east.
In 2009, community members in collaboration with the Bryan Area Foundation, established Project 2020 with the intent to make small contributions over a period of years to fund a major project that would positively impact citizens for years to . . . Map (db m173278) HM
Paid Advertisement
7Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — G. Grant Brown Building
On South Lynn Street just south of West High Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
8Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — Meditation Garden
Near South Main Street (U.S. 127) at Brenner Street, on the right when traveling north.
Let us hold in sacred memory all those who served their country in defense of freedom liberty justice And let us not forget those who gave their lives and paid supreme the sacrifice for us and for all mankindMap (db m182383) WM
9Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — 4-86 — Rail Speed Record
On Paige Street near North Lynn Street.
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
10Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — 7-86 — Richard E. Schreder — 1915 - 2002
Near County Road D, 0.4 miles east of County Road 16, on the right when traveling east. Reported missing.
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 movement, . . . Map (db m178433) HM
11Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — The Rock
On County Road 13, 0.1 miles south of Center Street (County Road 12C), on the left when traveling south.
Dedicated to all the Bryan Students and Athletes for whom it brings back fond memories. Relocated from Washington Elementary School Grounds October 2017Map (db m188445) HM
12Ohio, Williams County, Bryan — Williams County Courthouse
On West High Street (Ohio Route 34), 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 May 7, 1973 Donated by Bryan Historic Homes AssociationMap (db m171868) HM
13Ohio, Williams County, Denmark — Denmark
On County Road 24, 0.2 miles west of County Road 5, on the right when traveling north.
Site of tavern, post office and store in town of Denmark surveyed Dec. 25 1834 First in Williams County, Bellefontaine Road cut through 1831.Map (db m184020) HM
Paid Advertisement
14Ohio, Williams County, Edgerton — 6-86 — Cedar Hill Farm
On County Road C.75, 0.1 miles east of County Road 5, on the left when traveling east.
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
15Ohio, Williams County, Edgerton — Edgerton Civil War Monument
On S. Michigan Avenue (Ohio Route 49) at E. Indiana Street (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling north on S. Michigan Avenue.
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
16Ohio, Williams County, Edgerton — Edgerton Fire Bell
Near S. Michigan Avenue (Ohio Route 49) at E. Indiana Street (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling north.
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
17Ohio, Williams County, Edgerton — 10-86 — Edgerton Town Hall & Park Opera House
On South Michigan Street (U.S. 6) at East Indiana (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling north on South Michigan Street.
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
18Ohio, Williams County, Edgerton — Edgerton Veterans Memorial
On South Elm Street north of Sargent Street, on the right when traveling south.
In true appreciation of all veterans who have preserved this great nationMap (db m193375) WM
19Ohio, Williams County, Edgerton — Saint Mary School — A. D. MCMXXVII
On South Locust Street just south of West Bement Street, on the right when traveling south.
Religion, morality, and knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall be forever encouraged. Ordinance of the Northwest Territory article . . . Map (db m191931) HM
20Ohio, Williams County, Edon — Edgar "Mr. Pop" Buell — 1913-1980 — Humanitarian —
On South Michigan Street (Route 49) just south of West Indiana Street (Ohio Route 34), on the right when traveling south.
Worked with, lived with, loved the Hmong Lao refugees in Laos, 1960-1980. His life truly made a difference.Map (db m184019) HM
Paid Advertisement
21Ohio, Williams County, Evansport — Buck Cemetery Civil War Memorial
Near Williams-Defiance County Line Road (County Route A) 0.2 miles east of County Route 1, on the left when traveling east.
In honor of those who served Andres, Benedick, Co. "C", 67th OVI Fehliman, Lewis, KIA. Co. "D", 38th OVI Kimble, Henry, Co. "E", 14th OVI Kimble, William, Co. "D", 38th OVI Lawrence, William, Co. "F", 48th OVI Meek, Andrew, Co. "E", 14th . . . Map (db m182705) WM
22Ohio, Williams County, Holliday City — Site of Parkersburg
On County Road I, 0.1 miles east of County Road 1550, on the left when traveling east.
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
23Ohio, Williams County, Montpeiler — Montpelier
On East Madison Street (Ohio Route 107) 0.1 miles east of East 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west.
Birthplace Of Dr. Paul A. Siple, polar explorerMap (db m178438) HM
24Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Agnew-Shinabarger American Legion Post 307 Pioneer, Ohio
On E. Main Street, on the left when traveling east.
The members of post 307 dedicate this memorial to all that have sacrificed for our freedoms. May its presence enlighten all to the true cost of sending soldiers into harms way and never again shall citizens unfairly judge soldiers for their role . . . Map (db m183098) WM
25Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Bob's Boulevard
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
Honoring and recognizing Robert Walkup, Robert Reamsnyder, Robert Frey and Robert Bauer for their patriotism and dedication to the memory of the veterans of Williams County, Ohio, in the establishment and construction of the Williams County . . . Map (db m182389) HM WM
26Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Dr. Paul Allman Siple
On North Jonesville Street at West Madison Street, on the left when traveling north on North Jonesville Street.
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
27Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Entry of The United States — Williams County World War I Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
Non-intervention At the outbreak of the war the United States pursued a policy of non-Intervention, avoiding conflict while trying to broker a peace When a German U-boat sank the British liner Lusitania on 7 May 1915 with 120 Americans . . . Map (db m185867) HM
28Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Gold and Blue Star Families
On North Jonesville Street near West Main Street (Ohio Route 576), on the right when traveling north.
In recognition of all Americans who support those who defend our freedomMap (db m134634) WM
29Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — History Of The Williams County Veterans Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
This project was born with a simple thought of creating a memorial to honor all veterans of Williams County, Ohio. The first question to be answered was "what is an appropriate memorial for those that have served". Some served in . . . Map (db m182390) HM WM
30Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — June 4 - 7, 1942 — Williams County World War 2 Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east. Reported permanently removed.
The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle, widely regarded as the most important one of the Pacific Campaign of World War II. It took place from June 4 to 7, 1942, approximately one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea, five months after . . . Map (db m186090) HM WM
31Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — June 6, 1944 — Williams County World War 2 Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east. Reported permanently removed.
The Normandy landings were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy. also known as Operation Overlord and Operation Neptune, during World War II. The landings commenced on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 (D-Day). beginning at 6:30 AM . . . Map (db m186089) HM WM
32Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Montpelier Civil War Memorial
Near West Main Street (Ohio Route 107) 0.2 miles east of East Drive, on the right when traveling east.
To the memory of soldiers and sailors of the war of 1861—1865 Erected by Hiram Louden Post No. 155 Grand Army Of The Republic and the Woman's Relief Corps No. 210Map (db m193537) WM
33Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Montpelier Football — A tradition since 1922
On Charlies Way at East Brown Road, on the right when traveling south on Charlies Way.
NWOAL Champions 1945, 1956, 1950, 1983 State playoffs 1992, 1993 State Runner-up 1973 Original member of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League - Ohio's Oldest LeagueMap (db m185135) HM
34Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Montpelier Honor Guard Members
On E. Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
Bill Goddard • Dane Michael • Ric Echler • Jerry Keesbury • Bob Keesbury • Dennis Keesbury • Jim Keesbury • John Schuman • Larry Sines • Orren Vanzile • Ron Whetro • Larry Beck • Kevin Motter • Larry Lee • Jim Brace • . . . Map (db m182906) WM
35Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Montpelier Town Hall
On North Jonesville Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
36Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Nort Centeral High School Veterans Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
In honor of those who serve and have servedMap (db m183114) WM
37Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — 2-86 — Paul Allman Siple
On South Empire Street.
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
38Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Peace Keeping & Cold War Service Memorial
Near East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
Cold War The Cold War was a period of heightened tension between the former Allies of World War II, primarily the United States and the Soviet Union/Russia, spanning from 1947 to 1991. With the liberation of former countries once occupied by . . . Map (db m184372) HM WM
39Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Persian Gulf-Afghanistan-Iraq-Somalia War Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east. Reported permanently removed.
Persian Gulf 1990 to 1993 Afghanistan 2003 to Iraq 2003 to Somalia 2003 toMap (db m184373) WM
40Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Serving Williams County Beginning To Present
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east. Reported permanently removed.
History Of The Williams County Veterans Memorial This project was born with a simple thought of creating a memorial to honor all veterans of Williams County, Ohio. The first question to be answered was "what is an appropriate . . . Map (db m183404) HM WM
41Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — The Great War — Williams County World War I Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
World War I (WWI), which was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter, was a major war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until . . . Map (db m185868) HM
42Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — 1-86 — The Nettle Lake Mound Group
On County Road 475, 1 mile County Road R.
(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
43Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Veterans Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
In honor of Kunkle VeteransMap (db m183110) WM
44Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Veterans Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
The members of VFW Post 8628 dedicate this memorial to all that have paid the price "past and present” for the freedoms we enjoy today!Map (db m183112) WM
45Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Veterans Memorial
On Empire Street north of West Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling north.
In tribute to the veterans of Montpelier who gave in peace and in time of warMap (db m193521) WM
46Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Veterans Memorial Bench
On East Main Street, on the left when traveling east.
Dedicated to all veterans from Montpelier, Ohio "All gave some. Some gave all"Map (db m171850) WM
47Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Afghanistan War and 2nd Iraq War Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
The United States invasion of Afghanistan, known as Operation Enduring Freedom, occurred on 7 October 2001, after the 9/11 attacks on US. soil. President George W. Bush demanded that the Taliban, the extremist organization that had gained control . . . Map (db m183091) WM
48Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Civil War Memorial — Civil War — 1861 to 1865 —
Near East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) west of Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
The American Civil War The American Civil War (1861-1865), often referred to as The Civil War in the United States was a civil war fought over the secession of the Confederacy. In response to tho election of an anti-slavery Republican as . . . Map (db m185603) WM
49Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Cold War Memorial
On East Main Street (Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
The Cold War was a period of heightened tension between the former Allies of World War II, primarily the United States and the Soviet Union/Russia, spanning from 1947 to 1991. With the liberation of former countries once occupied by Nazi Germany, . . . Map (db m183100) HM WM
50Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Korean War Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just north of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
As part of the Japanese surrender at the end of WWI; the Korean peninsula was divided along the 38th Parallel, with Communist Russia placed in a protectorate state over the north and the United States over the south. An election was to determine . . . Map (db m183103) HM WM
51Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Korean War Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east. Reported permanently removed.
6.8 million Americans served in the Korean War. 54.246 total U.S. deaths during the Korean War era of these 33,739 were actual battle deaths 7140 total P.O.W.'s of these 4418 returned to the United States 2701 died and 21 refused . . . Map (db m186087) WM
52Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Persian Gulf War Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
The Persian Gulf War was the result of Iraq invading and annexing the oil rich nation of Kuwait at the order of Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, and the threat to Saudi Arabia. It was conducted in two phases, Operation Desert Shield, from August . . . Map (db m183096) HM WM
53Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Veterans Memorial — A Very Complex Memorial — Thousands of Names —
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) at Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
Those who sacrificed for our freedoms deserve to be rememberedMap (db m134960) HM
54Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Veterans Memorial
On East Main Street (Route 107) just east of River Street, on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated to all Williams County Veterans by the Williams County MarinesMap (db m182388) WM
55Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Vietnam War Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the right when traveling west.
After a Communist insurgency ended French Colonial rule of Vietnam the country became divided into Communist North Vietnam and pro-Western South Vietnam. An election to unify the country was to be held in 1956, but the President of South Vietnam . . . Map (db m182908) HM WM
56Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Vietnam War Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
In January 1968, the Tet Offensive began. Attacks were carried out in more than 100 cities and outposts across South Vietnam. Also the US Embassy in Saigon was invaded. U.S. public support for the war began to wane. In May 1969. at Ap . . . Map (db m183102) HM WM
57Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Vietnam War Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east. Reported permanently removed.
Vietnam War The Vietnam War was a Cold War military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 11 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North . . . Map (db m183406) HM WM
58Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County Vietnam War Memorial
On East Main Street (Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east. Reported permanently removed.
The Vietnam Women's Memorial This memorial dedicated to the women of the United States who served in the Vietnam War most of whom were nurses. It serves as a reminder of the importance of women in the conflict It depicts three . . . Map (db m183414) HM WM
59Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County War Memorial
On E. Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Reported permanently removed.
The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in America, began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a global war . . . Map (db m186067) WM
60Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County World War 2 Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east. Reported permanently removed.
The Battle of Balikpapan was the concluding stage of the Borrieo campaign (1945). The landings took place on 1 July 1945. The Australian 7th Division, composed of the 18th, 21st and 25th Infantry Brigades, with support troops, made an . . . Map (db m186088) HM WM
61Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County World War II Memorial
On East Main Street just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
U.S. Forces crossed the Rhine River on the 7th of March 1945 at Remagen, Germany after seizing a railroad bridge. Nazi-German forces, severely weakened from lφsses during the recent Battle of the Bulge and starving for petroleum products because . . . Map (db m183104) HM WM
62Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County World War II Memorial
On East Main Street (Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
The Raid on Ploesti, or Operation Tidal Wave, a raid on nine oil refineries by units of the United States Army Air Forces based in Libya and Southern Italy, occurred on the 1st of August 1943. The objective was to curtail petroleum production for . . . Map (db m183106) WM
63Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County World War II Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
The Imperial Japanese Navy sought a decisive blow to the U. S. Navy at the Battle of Midway. However, U.S. Navy codebreakers cracked the Japanese code and revealed their plans to attack between the 4th and 7th of June 1942. The naval battle . . . Map (db m183108) HM WM
64Ohio, Williams County, Montpelier — Williams County World War II Memorial
On East Main Street (Ohio Route 107) just east of Henry Street, on the left when traveling east.
World War Il began for the United States on the morning of December 7th, 1941 with a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese Imperial Navy. The attack resulted in the loss of 4 Battleships sunk, 4 Battleships damaged. 2 other ships . . . Map (db m183111) HM WM
65Ohio, Williams County, Northwest — Copperbelly Water Snake Habitat Restoration — Petee Property — Lake LaSuAn Wildlife Area —
On County Road 5-75, 0.3 miles south of County Route S, on the right when traveling north.
Wetland drainage and forest fragmentation has led to a Federally-Threatened status of the northern population of the copperbelly water snake. To increase the amount of habitat available to copperbelly water snakes, the Ohio Division of . . . Map (db m191030) HM
66Ohio, Williams County, Pioneer — Pioneer
On South State Street (Ohio Route 15) 0.1 miles north of U.S. 20, on the right when traveling north.
Founded in 1849 by P. W. Norris, Civil War spy First to discover Norris Pass in Yellowstone National ParkMap (db m182385) HM
67Ohio, Williams County, Pioneer — Pioneer 9-11 Memorial
On North State Street (Ohio Route 15) just north of East Baubice Street, on the left when traveling north.
This tree was planted on 9-11-02 in Memory of the lives lost on 9-11-01 Map (db m184251) WM
68Ohio, Williams County, Pioneer — Pioneer Methodist Episcopal Church
On W. Church Street at South State Street, on the right when traveling east on W. Church Street.
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
69Ohio, Williams County, Pioneer — Pioneer Veterans Memorial
On North State Street, on the right when traveling south.
Given with thanks to those men and women who have served and will serve our landMap (db m171865) WM
70Ohio, Williams County, Pulaski — 8-86 — Casimir Pulaski — Father of American Cavalry
On High Street (U.S. 127) at Poplar Street, on the right when traveling north on High Street.
(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
71Ohio, Williams County, Pulaski — Judge John Perkins Millstones
On North Street East at High Street (U.S. 127), on the left when traveling east on North Street East.
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
72Ohio, Williams County, Pulaski — Pulaski Mothers of World War II Memorial
On U.S. 127, on the left when traveling north.
Erected in Memory of All Veterans by Mothers of World War II Bryan O.Map (db m171867) WM
73Ohio, Williams County, Pulaski — Shiffler Cemetery Veterans Memorial
On U.S. 127, 0.2 miles north of County Road H, on the left when traveling north.
Dedicated to our soldiers and sailors of all warsMap (db m184014) WM
74Ohio, Williams County, Pulaski — Veterans Memorial
On U.S. 127, 0.4 miles north of County Road H, on the left when traveling north.
Erected in memory of all veteransMap (db m175498) WM
75Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — Grisier Funeral Home Veterans Memorial
On South Defiance Street (Ohio Route 2/191) just south of East Lynn Street, on the left when traveling south.
In true appreciation for all veterans who have preserved our nation.Map (db m184012) WM
76Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — Knight's Landing
On Industrial Road east of Ohio Route 191, on the left when traveling east.
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
77Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — September 11, 2001
On North Defiance Street (Ohio Route 2) at Mulberry Street, on the right when traveling north on North Defiance Street.
Given in memory and in honor of all those touched by the September 11, 2001 tragedy
The lord is my rock… Psalms 18:2
Map (db m184252) WM
78Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — Stryker
On West Lynn Street (Ohio Route 191) at Horton Street, on the right when traveling east on West Lynn Street.
Stryker Home of William J. Knight A captor of the Confederate Locomotive "The General"Map (db m159395) HM
79Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — Stryker — Corporation Limit Marker
On North Defiance Street (Ohio Route 2) at Ellis Street, on the right when traveling south on North Defiance Street.
Home Of William J. Knight, a captor of the Confederate locomotive "The General"Map (db m159648) HM
80Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — Stryker
On North Depot Street west of Pleasnat Street, on the left when traveling west.
Home of William J. Knight, a captor of the Confederate locomotive "The General"Map (db m184010) HM
81Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — Stryker Depot
On N. Depot Street at Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling west on N. Depot Street.
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
82Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — Stryker Veterans Memorial
On Chase Street, on the right when traveling north.
In Memory Of Veterans Of All WarsMap (db m171858) WM
83Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — 5-86 — Stryker's Railroad Heritage
On N. Depot Street at Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling west on N. Depot Street.
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, 1853, beside the . . . Map (db m69030) HM
84Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — What About That Arrow?
On Ohio Route 2 at County Road 22.75, on the right when traveling east on State Route 2.
Carlos Estrada in Profile Home: Rural Stryker Family: Wife, Rafaela; children, Cassandra, Rafaela Ebony, Carlos James (Jimmy) and Joselyn Career: Carlos spent many years at General Motors in Defiance and is now . . . Map (db m182380) HM
85Ohio, Williams County, Stryker — 9-86 — William James Knight/Andrews Raiders
On Chase Street, 0.1 miles north of Shawnee Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
86Ohio, Williams County, West Bethesda — West Bethesda Civil War Memorial
On County Route I at County Route 12, on the right when traveling east on County Route I.
In memory of unreturned soldiers Atlanta 1861-1865 Nathan Bechtol 16 U.S. Regulars Chas. Craver • Co.D.7 Ill.V.V.C. • Wm. S. Wisman Co.A.32 O.V.V.I. • Thos. G. Wisman Co.H.38 0.V.V.I. • Geo. W. Bible Co.A.38 O.V.V.I. • Thos J. . . . Map (db m184016) WM
87Ohio, Williams County, West Unity — Floral Grove Cemetery Veterans Memorial
On County Route K, on the right when traveling east.
Dedicated to our soldier dead Aug. 5, 1934 Presented by Throne Monument WorksMap (db m185674) WM
88Ohio, Williams County, West Unity — Veteran's Memorial Park
On Legion Drive at North Liberty Street (U.S. 127), on the left when traveling east on Legion Drive.
In memory of the men ans women who served our countryMap (db m160361) WM
89Ohio, Williams County, West Unity — West Unity Veterans Memorial
On West Jackson Street (U.S. 127) just west of South Main Street (Ohio Route 191), on the left when traveling west.
Dedicated To Those Who ServeMap (db m170779) WM
 
 
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Feb. 3, 2023