This bell was hung in the old court house in 1853 and for 75 years served Ashland County truly & well. It's vibrant tones rang out the news of Lee's surrender, tolled the passing of the immortal Lincoln, pealed forth the victory of Admiral Dewey, . . . — — Map (db m25829) HM
To the heroic pioneers who braved the perils of the pathless wilderness to establish homes for their loved ones, and who laid the foundation of our commonwealth so broad and deep in this their new homeland that their descendants might freely enjoy . . . — — Map (db m25832) HM
Founding of Ashland College
The dream of establishing a college was born in the hearts of members of the German Brethren Church. In March 1877, a meeting was held at the Maple Grove Brethren Church to discuss the establishment of a college in . . . — — Map (db m97072) HM
Tensions between Native Americans and Euro-American settlers remained high on the Ohio frontier during the War of 1812. Grievances mounted rapidly following the removal of the Greentown Delawares to Piqua in the late summer of 1812. On September . . . — — Map (db m28800) HM
Erected in 1957 by George and Jessie Jones in loving memory of their son, Earl E. Jones, Ashland College student 1920-21, who died in 1921.
This terrace is dedicated to the pleasurable growth and development of the young people who attend . . . — — Map (db m25836) HM
War Of 1812
George Hanger •
Patrick Murray •
Wesley Richards •
Jacob Switzer •
Tobias Spiker •
John Bayer •
Solom . . . — — Map (db m231311) WM
James Lake is a 4 1/2 acre lake that drains an 85 acre
area west of the village. The water enters James Lake through
3 private lakes.
The lake was a gift to the village from the Don and Mary
Ringler family and is called James Lake in honor . . . — — Map (db m166365) HM
The power for the light was provided from a home on the southwest corner of the lake. In 1958 the home was purchased by Earl and Eleanor Lemmel. The couple assumed responsibility for the electric bill and vowed to maintain it as long as they lived . . . — — Map (db m166366) HM
This building was a center of community life from the time of its construction in 1886 to the late 1930s. Once common, such combinations of governmental offices and commercial and entertainment space are today rare. The second floor opera house . . . — — Map (db m24286) HM
A pioneer in automotive innovation. Charles Franklin Kettering (1876-1958) was born three miles north of Loudonville. He attended local schools and graduated from Ohio State University in 1904. He organizaed the Dayton Engineering Laboratories . . . — — Map (db m157069) HM
Clear Fork Gorge was formed when glacial meltwater cut through the sandstone bedrock that forms its steep walls fourteen to twenty-four thousand years ago. The gorge is one thousand feet wide and over three hundred feet deep. Its seclusion has . . . — — Map (db m24285) HM
To commemorate the names of our men
who answered their country's call and
served for liberty and democracy in the
world war ending November 1s, 1918.
★ Floyd Arnholt •
★ Samuel J. Covert •
★ James E. Danner •
★ . . . — — Map (db m166364) WM
George H. Baldner •
Glenn E. Black •
Russell W. Blakely •
William S. Brothers •
Merle Britton •
Paul E. Crow •
Lawrence W. Fockler •
Robert L. Frank •
Harold E. Kauffman •
George J. Minchofer •
Stephen G. Nestich Jr. •
Dennis . . . — — Map (db m166361) WM
Dedicated to those who lost their lives in the terrorist attack on America September 11, 2001 and to all victims of terrorism. May we find peace in the strength of the American spirit. — — Map (db m166358) WM
Known as the "Workman Cabin,” this log home was built between 1838 and by Morgan Workman.
It originally stood 3 miles
northeast of Loudonville along what was once the old Wooster-Mt.
Vernon Pike & Stage Route which . . . — — Map (db m166359) HM
A New Home In Central Park
In 1963 the cabin–by then unoccupied since 1915 and its logs hidden by lap siding-was given by Mr, and
Mrs. Gene Lifer, on whose land it stood, to the Mohican Historical Society to use as the . . . — — Map (db m166360) HM
Mifflin was founded in 1816. Originally known as Petersburg, the name was changed in 1827 in honor of the settlers that moved here from Mifflin Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The first village jailhouse and crossroad . . . — — Map (db m97113) HM
A migration of Indians throughout Ohio began due to unstable conditions created by the American Revolution. The massacre of Christian Indians at the Moravian mission of Gnadenhutten in 1782 and Colonel William Crawford’s expedition against . . . — — Map (db m168811) HM
John “Appleseed” Chapman (b. September 26, 1774—d. March 18, 1845) was the first lessee of this 160 acre tract (NW ¼, S 20, T 20, R 16), when he secured it for 99 years from the Virginia Military District School Lands on April 10, 1815. This $320 . . . — — Map (db m46337) HM
To honor our veterans who have served
To those who served and returned ...
To those who served and were lost ...
Your contribution and sacrifice for our freedom is not forgotten.
We are eternally . . . — — Map (db m38799) HM
Near this spot in Sept. 1861 James Garfield, who later became 20th President of the Nation, recruited 50 members of Co. C for his regiment, the 42nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, for Civil War service. — — Map (db m137858) HM WM
In 1895, this fire triangle was purchased for $12.00 from the city of Mansfield. It was used as a fire alarm and to announce village council meetings. It hung in a belfry over the council chambers. In 1933, it was moved to Academy Park. — — Map (db m202316) HM
This bell rang here at Savannah Academy from 1859 thru 1924. It was then moved to the new Savannah-Clear Creek School. In 1970, the bell was taken to Crestview High School. Finally, in 1993, it was returned to its home here in Academy Park. — — Map (db m202314) HM
The original bandstand was constructed in 1907. It stood over the town cistern at the northeast corner of public square. It was later moved to the back of the park. It was torn down in the late 1940's, this replica was reconstructed in 1992-93 by . . . — — Map (db m202313) HM
2nd World War
We dedicate this symbol to the men and women of this community who helped preserve the freedoms of humanity to keep forever living the freedom for which they died.
Let us forever remember and . . . — — Map (db m38953) WM