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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ashtabula County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Ashtabula County, OH (113) Geauga County, OH (40) Lake County, OH (53) Trumbull County, OH (69) Crawford County, PA (144) Erie County, PA (214)  AshtabulaCounty(113) Ashtabula County (113)  GeaugaCounty(40) Geauga County (40)  LakeCounty(53) Lake County (53)  TrumbullCounty(69) Trumbull County (69)  CrawfordCountyPennsylvania(144) Crawford County (144)  ErieCounty(214) Erie County (214)
Jefferson is the county seat for Ashtabula County
Adjacent to Ashtabula County, Ohio
      Geauga County (40)  
      Lake County (53)  
      Trumbull County (69)  
      Crawford County, Pennsylvania (144)  
      Erie County, Pennsylvania (214)  
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1 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Andover — 8-4 — Pymatuning Wetlands / Pymatuning Reservoir
Pymatuning Wetlands The advancing and retreating mile-high glacial sheet of ice and snow shaped the countryside around this area. As the last of the ice masses melted, a great swamp developed, punctuated by towering white pines, bogs, and . . . Map (db m107661) HM
2 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Andover — Township of Andover Veterans Memorial
[counter clockwise from the south: five individual stones]U.S. Air Force U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Army U.S. Navy U.S. Marines U.S. Merchant Marine Map (db m107658) WM
3 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — "Steady" Ed Headrick
In Memory of "Steady" Ed Headrick Father of Disc Golf 1924 - 2002Map (db m132378) HM
4 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1001 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Shaffner-Knox Drugs, built for Doxsie Dairy Company 1935-1952 Doxsie Dairy Company 1957-1970 Commercial Testing and Engineering CompanyMap (db m132361) HM
5 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1003 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
. . . Map (db m132360) HM
6 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1005 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Built in 1889 by A.J. Beckwith 1889-1908 A.J. Beckwith Dry Goods 1912-1927 Globe Clothiers 1930 Turner's Drug Store 1934-1940 The Great A & P Tea Company 1941-1945 England . . . Map (db m132359) HM
7 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1006 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Burrill Block The location of Edward H. Burrill Meat Market, the Burrill Block was built in 1900 1896-1921 Burrill's Meat Market 1926 Ragnvald Wary Billiards 1941-1953 Corner Restaurant . . . Map (db m132362) HM
8 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1009 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Built in 1889 by John & Oliver Topky 1889-1950 Topky Brothers Hardware & Ship Chandler 1951-1978 The Topky Hardware Company 1979-1995 Topky-Cook's Hardware CompanyMap (db m132356) HM
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9 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1010 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Edward H. Burrill Meat Market, the Burrill Block was built in 1900 1900-1908 H. Bieder Company, confectioner, ice cream, cigars, news dealer 1909-1962 Christiansen Confectionery Store Upstairs . . . Map (db m132364) HM
10 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1012 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Cooper Butcher Shop, the Kunkle Block was built in 1900 1907-1918 F. J. Kempel Jeweler 1921 Century Club 1926-1931 Marine Sanitary Barber Shop Wilfred Beauty Parlor 1944-1971 . . . Map (db m132295) HM
11 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1016 — Upstairs — Historic Ashtabula Harbor —
1912 Charles V. Beckman, foreign exchange 1926 Seamen's Union Hall 1930 Club RoomsMap (db m132319) HM
12 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1017 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Built in 1889 by John & Oliver Topky 1895-1897 Mills and Burton Drugs 1898-1914 H.T. & L.T. Carlisle Department Store 1914-1927 George S. Eddy Department Store 1929-1931 John Dellerba, . . . Map (db m132355) HM
13 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1018 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Cooper Butcher Shop, the Kunkle Block was built in 1900 1907 Sperra Cafι 1912 Charlie Patchin's Restaurant 1921 Reuben Russack Clothing 1926 Elite Tonsorial Parlor . . . Map (db m132321) HM
14 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1020 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of the Herrick Hotel, built in 1916 for Peter J. Kapsanis 1916-1961 Harbor Sugar Bowl 1967-1971 West Fifth Club TavernMap (db m132322) HM
15 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1022 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of the Herrick Hotel, the Petros Block was built in 1916 1916-1931 Frank Petros Confectionery 1934-1945 Petros Brothers Men's Furnishings 1946-1972 Paul's Bar & Restaurant 1973-1997 . . . Map (db m132323) HM
16 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1023 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1896-1899 H.D. Cook Boots and Shoes 1907-1911 Globe Clothiers 1918 Michael Molnar, bowling 1921 Angelo & Harry, billiards 1926-1930 Marine Pool Room 1946-1948 Marine . . . Map (db m132353) HM
17 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1024 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of the Herrick Hotel, the Petros Block was built in 1916 1916-1960 Benjamin's Barber Shop 1977-1980 Harbor Sales Notions Store 1988-1997 Leeward Lounge Expansion Upstairs 1916-1960 . . . Map (db m132324) HM
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18 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1025 — Upstairs — Historic Ashtabula Harbor —
1895-1912 I.H. Pardee, physician J. Millard Chamberlain, attorney Joseph J. Downey, insurance & real estate Sullivan & Kullane, dressmakers Mrs. Virginia T. Morell, dressmakerMap (db m132351) HM
19 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1025 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1895 M. Flynn, boots, shoes & mens furnishings 1896 J.J. Hock. millinery 1907 W.H. Burton, druggist 1912 Ivan Worth, druggist & bookseller 1918-1927 E.V. Bloom Jewelwer . . . Map (db m132352) HM
20 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1028 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Ducro Block Built in 1901 by John Ducro 1901-1912 John Ducro's Son's Furniture, Undertaker & Ambulance Service 1915-1921 Harbor Post Office 1926 Frank Weiss Billiards United Cigar Store 1931 . . . Map (db m132325) HM
21 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1029 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1889-1899 Margaret Shanahan, billiards & saloon Dennis Shanahan, cigars & tobacco 1907-1912 Ed Kennedy Saloon Kennedy Hotel upstairs 1918 R.J. Wang 1930 Michael Moinar Pool Room . . . Map (db m132350) HM
22 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1032 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Ducro Block Built in 1901 by John Ducro 1901-1912 John Ducro's Sons Furniture, Undertaker & Ambulance Service 1915-1935 Max Karpel Clothing 1936-1956 Mollie Karpel Mens Clothing 1957-1965 . . . Map (db m132326) HM
23 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1034 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1895-1898 Diamond Palace Restaurant 1912 John Goggins Cigars & Tobacco 1918 William J. Goggins Restaurant 1926 The Famous Lunch 1931 Mero's Restaurant 1950-1952 . . . Map (db m132327) HM
24 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1035 — Formerly 1037 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor —
1895-1899 Thomas Perry, grocer 1907-1908 C.S. Baldwin, jeweler 1912 J.G. Turner, druggist 1918 C. Frank Neil, druggist 1921 J.G. McClintock Drug Store 1926 Harbor Pool . . . Map (db m132347) HM
25 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1035 — Formerly 1033 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor —
1895 Wood & Parks Dry Goods H.D. Cook, billiards & saloon 1896-1899 Goggin & Company, retail liquor 1907 Goerge Burnett, mens furnishings 1912 Mitchell Hardware Company 1912-1921 . . . Map (db m132348) HM
26 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1036 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1895-1898 Diamond Palace Restaurant 1907 George H. Smith Cafι 1912 Frederick C. Jenkins, barber 1921 M. S. Cratsley, barber 1926-1934 Henry Kohus, barber 1937 Anthony . . . Map (db m132333) HM
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27 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1038 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Gregory, Burwell & Company, furniture & undertakers, built in 1912 by Harbor Building & Loan Co. 1912-1952 Harbor Building and Loan Company 1912-1926 Gregory-askew & Company Undertakers Adams Express . . . Map (db m132334) HM
28 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1104 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1889-1929 Thomas J. Rennick Meats, also pure Lake Erie ice 1930-1960 Rennick's Meat Market 1961-1962 The Miller-Anderson Company Meat MarketMap (db m132335) HM
29 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1105 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Built in 1910 by M.A. Hanna 1910-1929 Marine National Bank 1931-1952 Marine Savings Bank Co. Office of the City Treasurer 1953-1962 Farmer's National Bank & Trust 1964-1986 Board of . . . Map (db m132345) HM
30 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1116 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1898 W.L. Irish, commission merchant 1918 Holland and Condon Prosperity Store 1921-1934 Bernardo Shoe Repair 1951-1961 I and W Supply Company 1964 Electromation Inc. 1969 . . . Map (db m132336) HM
31 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1119 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1896-1897 Wood & Parks Dry Goods 1898-1907 Henry Carlisle Dry Goods 1912 Gluck Department Store 1921 John Dellerba, pool 1926-1931 John Martin, billiards Mrs. Antoinette Martin, . . . Map (db m132344) HM
32 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1123 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
. . . Map (db m132342) HM
33 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1127 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Squires Livery & Feed, built c. 1925 1926-1931 City Savings & Loan Company John E. Glantz, attorney 1937-1945 John E. Salo, barber 1953-1962 Marine CafeMap (db m132340) HM
34 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1135 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
. . . Map (db m132339) HM
35 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 1147 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1893-1896 Scandinavian House Saloon, Johnannes Gudmunson 1907-1912 O. Benson Saloon, confectioner 1918 Guy Dominico, barber 1926 Marine Electrical Supply 1931 Wayne r. Sironen, auto . . . Map (db m132338) HM
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36 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial
U.S. Maritime Service Trained 268,000 Officers and Crewmen for the Wartime Fleet 604 Men and Women taken prisoner 60 Died in Prison Camps 142 Merchant Marine Academy Cadets were lost in action Dedicated to the men and . . . Map (db m132375) WM
37 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 12-4 — Ashtabula Harbor Commercial District
Side A When the Pittsburgh, Youngstown and Ashtabula Railroad was finished in 1873, Ashtabula's harbor became a direct route to ship iron ore to the booming steel mills of Youngstown and Pittsburgh. On the west side of the Ashtabula River, . . . Map (db m121521) HM
38 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 10-4 — Ashtabula Train Disaster — December 29, 1876
Near this site, an iron truss bridge collapsed into the Ashtabula River during a blizzard, plunging a passenger train with 160 on board into the gulf below. Nearly 100 people were killed in this, one of the worst train disasters in American history. . . . Map (db m121524) HM
39 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — Bascule Lift Bridge
The "Bascule" Lift Brdige, a medieval term for draw bridge, works on the same counterweight system that raised and lowered drawbridges over moats that surrounded fortresses in the 15th and 16th centuries. In 1850, a pontoon bridge had been . . . Map (db m132369) HM
40 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — Civil War Memorial
Erected in Memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War, their mothers and wives, by James Lewis Smith.Map (db m132290) WM
41 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — Henry Kalinowski
Henry Kalinowski Pvt US Marine Corps World War II 1920 - 1941 Killed in Action USS Arizona Map (db m132291) WM
42 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 14-4 — Hotel Ashtabula
Side A The Hotel Ashtabula was built in 1920 during an economic boom that lasted most of that decade. Architecturally, it represents a combination of Second Renaissance Revival and Georgian Revival styles. The H.L. Stevens and Company of . . . Map (db m121527) HM
43 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 11-4 — Lakeshore Park Main Pavilion
At 440 feet in length, the Lakeshore Park Main Pavilion, now known as the Ashtabula Township Park Lakefront Pavilion, is thought to be the longest and oldest lakefront pavilion in continuous use on the Great Lakes. Built in 1919, the pavilion, with . . . Map (db m121509) HM
44 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — Lance Corporal Kevin M. Cornelius, USMC
In Memoriam Lance Corporal Kevin M. Cornelius, USMC "...First to fight for right and freedom And to keep our honor clean We are proud to claim the . . . Map (db m132286) WM
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45 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — Mother of Sorrows Church — 1500 West 6th Street
Mother of Sorrows Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m132294) HM
46 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — Peleg Sweet
This land was donated to Ashtabula Township by Peleg Sweet Early settler and Revolutionary Soldier It was used as a training ground for troopsMap (db m132292) HM
47 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — Point Park
Where you are standing on this high bluff, overlooking the entrance to Ashtabula Harbor is referred to as Point Park. For almost two centuries, people have traveled here to observe the business activity of Ashtabula Harbor. This vantage point of the . . . Map (db m132374) HM
48 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — Ship Air Funnel
Restoration of the Air Funnel made possible through a donation by Robert (Bob) Halman in Memory of his wife, Sara Halman. A ship's air funnel is used to send cool air from the ships upper deck to the lower levels of the ship. It can be . . . Map (db m132377) HM
49 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — The Ashtabula River — From Shipping Mecca to Contaminated Waterway to Revitalized Harbor
More than 400 years ago, the Iroquois and Algonquin Native American tribes settled in the Ashtabula River basin, and named the river "Hash-tah-buh-lah"—"river of many fish." The Ashtabula River became a shipping hub over the following . . . Map (db m132365) HM
50 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — The Giant Hulett — Reported unreadable
This Operator Station, "Bucket", and about 1/3 of the "Arm" were saved from one of the Ashtabula Huletts. Acquiring this was the idea of Joseph L. Rose. It was donated by the A & B Dock Company to the Maritime Museum. Only "18 foot" of the original . . . Map (db m132366) HM
51 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — 5-4 — The Hubbard House
Built in the 1840s by William and Catharine Hubbard and known as "Mother Hubbard's Cupboard" or "The Great Emporium" by fugitive slaves, the Hubbard House was an important terminus on the fabled Underground Railroad in the years before the Civil . . . Map (db m121522) HM
52 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — The Run Away Lake Erie Buoy
In the summer of 2006, a "run away buoy" on Lake Erie washed up onto Walnut Beach in Ashtabula not far from our museum. Our Historian Ron McKinley received a call from city employee, Tony Tulino asking, "How would the museum like a buoy?" . . . Map (db m132376) HM
53 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — This Veterans Memorial
This Veterans Memorial honors all men and women of the United States who served their country Dedicated to Those Who Served in W.W. I 1917 - 1918 Served — 4,734,991 men — 21,480 women Wounded — . . . Map (db m132288) WM
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54 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — Veterans Memorial
To honor men and women of Ashtabula who served in the Armed ForcesMap (db m132289) WM
55 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula — World War II Memorial
In loving tribute to those who served in World War II. We the citizens of Ashtabula have gratefully planted our dogwood trees. Map (db m132285) WM
56 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ashtabula, Ashtabula Township — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men & women of Ashtabula Township who serve, have served, or will serve in the Armed Forces of the United States of AmericaMap (db m132293) WM
57 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Austinburg — 6-4 — Betsey Mix Cowles — (1810-1876)
Betsey Mix Cowles dedicated her life to fighting slavery and improving the status of women. Her desire for a formal education led her to Oberlin College, where she completed two years of study in 1840. An advocate of immediate abolition, Cowles . . . Map (db m121528) HM
58 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Austinburg — 8 — The Underground Railroad in Austinburg
Ashtabula County and The Western Reserve Ashtabula County was part of the New Connecticut (or Western) Reserve, which spanned northeastern Ohio. Nearly two thirds of the early settlers in Ashtabula County came from Connecticut. Many took . . . Map (db m213959) HM
59 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Cherry Valley — Cherry Valley Veterans Memorial
To honor those who served in the armed forces of their country World War 1 Clyde Boyle • Bruce Burns • Neil Hatch • Dan Feffelfinger • Natean Moschel • Harold Rice • Earl Robinson • Charles Vaughn • Omer Wolf • Elmer . . . Map (db m202391) WM
60 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Archaeology Of Conneaut Fort
Today, much more accurate information is known about the prehistoric occupation of Conneaut Fort thanks to scientific excavations conducted by a team from Case Western Reserve University in 1971. The styles of pottery and projectile points found . . . Map (db m213855) HM
61 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Conneaut
Fort Independence where Moses Cleaveland landed July 4, 1796Map (db m213862) HM
62 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Conneaut Fort and Conneaut Works
The first Euro-American settlers arrived in the Conneaut area in 1798. As they began clearing the of prior Native American occupation of the area. Early settler Aaron Wright reported the existence of a graveyard containing some 2,000-3,000 . . . Map (db m213856) HM
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63 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Conneaut Historical Railroad Museum
[Top plaque:] The U.S. Dept. of the Interior has placed this building on the National Registry of Historic Places [Bottom plaque:] This museum, which is housed in the former New York Central Depot, is dedicated as a . . . Map (db m132380) HM
64 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Conneaut Veterans Memorial
This eagle is dedicated to the men and women of Conneaut, Ohio who served in the armed forces who wore the uniform proudly and to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Thank you for your service and protecting our way of life. You will not be . . . Map (db m213865) WM
65 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Conneaut Viaduct — Open Spandrel Concrete Rib Arch — 1924-2004 —
The viaduct of splendor that spans our winding stream, Service untold will render and be the tourists' dream. In the strength and beauty rising, our safety to insure The friendship symbolizing, cemented to endure, with hooks of steel we . . . Map (db m132381) HM
66 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Hopper Car and Caboose
Hopper car and caboose donated by the Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad Company to the City of Conneaut, Ohio in memory of those men of this community who contributed so much to the development of our country through the transportation of iron ore . . . Map (db m154536) HM
67 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Nickel Plate Road Berkshire Locomotive No. 755
Nickel Plate Road Berkshire Locomotive No. 755, built in 1944, donated by the New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad Company to the City of Conneaut, Ohio as a monument to the memory of those men in this community who contributed so much to a . . . Map (db m154534) HM
68 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Old Brick Stagecoach Inn & Tavern — Historic Site
Built in 1824 by Caleb Blodgett, formerly: a coach stop, inn, tavern, dance hall, town meeting place, school, underground railroad station & safehouse, millinery shop, general grocery store, restaurant, ice cream parlor, as well as a general . . . Map (db m213868) HM
69 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Old Time Ball Signal
When ball is in the drum it meant “Stop”. When ball is raised high it was a signal to “Proceed” — better known as the “Highball”.Map (db m154535) HM
70 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — PA-OH Border Monument
Erected in 1881 by a joint commission appointed by the states of Pennsylvania and Ohio to re-survey and re-mark the boundary line as established in 1786.Map (db m24070) HM
71 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Remembering Our Fallen Heroes
WWI Alvie Armstrong • Harland Cowle • Wayland Cowle • Luther Evans • Casper Fassett • Charles Griswold • John Hazeltine • Aino Kampi • John Kinnear • Harry Lee McElhaney • Frederick Sutton • Norman Veith GWOT . . . Map (db m213866) WM
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72 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — The Prehistory of Northeast Ohio
The prehistory of Ohio is generally divided into four major time periods: The Paleoindian, Archaic, Woodland, and Proto-historic periods. The Archaic and Woodland are each further sub-divided into Early, Middle, and Late time periods. The . . . Map (db m214343) HM
73 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — The Western Reserve — Northeast Boundary — One of a Series of Four —
The Western Reserve Northeast Boundary Marker of the Connecticut Western Reserve conveyed to the United States, September 11, 1786 erected by the Early Settlers Association of the Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio July 3, 1966 Early Settlers . . . Map (db m94754) HM
74 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — The Western Reserve
On 4th July 1796, the Moses Cleaveland Company here opened the Western Reserve to survey naming this place "Ft. Independence"Map (db m132379) HM
75 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — Veterans Memorial
This war memorial is dedicated to all members of the armed forces who served their country honorably in the cause of freedom and liberty for our nation and the entire free world may they rest in peace.Map (db m213863) WM
76 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Conneaut — 3-4 — Western Reserve
On July 4, 1796, Moses Cleaveland and his survey party landed at the mouth of Conneaut Creek on the southern shore of Lake Erie in what is today Conneaut, Ohio. The Connecticut Land Company, a private land speculation enterprise, had hired General . . . Map (db m121508) HM
77 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Edgewood — Ashtabula County Museums & Historical Points of Intrest
Volunteers staff most of these museums so the hours of operation vary. Some have admission fees. Please visit their website or call ahead of your visit for more information. 1. AC&J Railroad - Scenic Line Experience as it once was and . . . Map (db m213956) HM
78 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Edgewood — Indian Trails Park - Master Plan
Indian Trails Park - Master Plan Indian Trails Park Timeline ~1908-2010 November 7, 1908 First land purchased of Main Avenue in the river gulf (beginning of Indian Trails Park)
• Former riverside paths of Indians . . . Map (db m213953) HM
79 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Edgewood — The Covered Bridges Of Ashtabula County — Ashtabula County is the covered bridge capital of Ohio
At one time, hundreds of covered bridges dotted the northeast Ohio countryside. A popular construction in 18th century Connecticut, the early settlers of the (Connecticut) Western Reserve brought this charming architecture with them from New . . . Map (db m213951) HM
80 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Edgewood — Welcome To Ashtabula County Ohio
Ashtabula County is rich in history from Conneaut Township Park Beach to the Ashtabula Lighthouse and the Harbor's Bascule Lift Bridge. From Geneva-on the-Lake to the County seat of Jefferson, from Pymatuning Lake to the Grand Valley area. . . . Map (db m213952) HM
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81 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — Gas Stations
The automobile gave Americans the freedom to travel where and when they wanted, including to vacation spots. That changed the clientele and dynamics of the resort and created opportunity for those with mechanical skills and a knack for peddling . . . Map (db m175588) HM
82 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — Harpersfield
Oldest permanent settlement in Ashtabula County. Founded in 1798 by Col. Alexander Harper.Map (db m213872) HM
83 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — 2-4 — Harpersfield Covered Bridge
Replacing an earlier bridge that was carried away in a spring flood, the Harpersfield Covered Bridge was built in 1868 and spans the Grand River, a state-designated wild, and scenic river. This bridge, which currently carries County Road #154 . . . Map (db m121531) HM
84 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — Liberty Street Covered Bridge — Shortest Authentic Timber Covered Bridge in the U.S.A. Capable of Carrying Highway Traffic — Bridge #35-04-65 —
Welcome To Geneva, Ohio The first covered bridges in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia were built by private stock corporations and were toll bridges. Geneva has carried this history forward by providing a toll booth at the Nation's Shortest . . . Map (db m214246) HM
85 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — Miniature Golf
Miniature Golf became popular in the United States during the 1920s. GOTL's course is based upon the design used by courses that New York City's millionaires had built on the rooftops of their penthouses when miniature golf was a faddish game for . . . Map (db m175590) HM
86 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — Pera's Kiddieland
E.M. "Pop” and Martha Pera renamed their “Pera's Park” amusement-ride business to "Pera's Kiddieland” in 1955. The move reflected the business potential of marketing to the baby-boom generation and the types of rides that the park offered. Pop . . . Map (db m175569) HM
87 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — Pergola Gardens
the short-lived Pergola Gardens and Green Lantern Restaurant stood at this location in the early 1920s. It was directly across from The New Inn and helped form the nucleus of the "New Lake Road" business district, or "Strip." Originally . . . Map (db m175589) HM
88 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — Pier Ballroom
The Pier Ballroom was built for E.M. "Pop” and Martha Pera in 1927. The grand ballroom was the finest of its kind between Cleveland and Buffalo. A contest was held to name the attraction, and "The Breakers” was chosen. But Martha Pera disliked the . . . Map (db m175584) HM
89 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — 4-4 — Ransom E. Olds-Birthplace
Side A Ransom E. Olds was born on this property on June 3, 1864. Olds co-founded the Olds Motor Vehicle Company, forerunner of the Oldsmobile Division of General Motors in Lansing, Michigan, on August 21, 1897. The curved dash model, built . . . Map (db m121529) HM
90 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — Shady Beach
Hotel Shady Beach was built in 1896 by Warren and Ida Avis Putnam Spencer. Ida was the daughter of George C. and Mary "Polly” Temple Putnam, who owned the Fitch house and Grand View Farm to the west. Arthur B. Bowers and his wife, Fannie, were . . . Map (db m175585) HM
91 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — The New Inn
The New Inn was built by Newton Mott and Gary Swan at North Spencer and the new Lake Road at the site of a former fast-food sandwich shop. Perhaps inspired by the success of the stand, Mott and Swan purchased the shop and expanded it into a hotel, . . . Map (db m175592) HM
92 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Geneva — The Popcorn Ball
The Popcorn Ball was one of the most novel structures to grace The Strip. Community directories from the 1930s place the snack shop on the south side of Route 531, between Golf and Spencer. Owner William O'Neil sold popcorn, soda, candy and . . . Map (db m175583) HM
93 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Hartsgrove — Hartsgrove Township Honor Roll
World War I Doughty, Wm. • Fairbanks, Jos. • Fenton, Geo. • Hakes, Henry • Helwig, Julius • Helwig, Rufes • Hoskins, Clifford • Leonard, Clifford • Phelps, Henry • Pickton, Harlow • Quigley, George • Sommers, Everett • . . . Map (db m213846) WM
94 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Jefferson — Ashtabula County Courthouse
This propert has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m202377) HM
95 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Jefferson — Ashtabula County Korea War Memorial
In memory of those who served in KoreaMap (db m202388) WM
96 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Jefferson — Ashtabula County Vietnam War Memorial
In memory of those who served in VietnamMap (db m202387) WM
97 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Jefferson — Bicentennial of the United States of America
Dedicated in commemoration of the Bicentennial of the United States of America 1776-1976Map (db m213423) HM
98 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Jefferson — Jefferson Village & Township World War II Honor Roll
World War II Honor Roll Jefferson Village & Township Abbott, Tar • Addicuit, Hey • Allen, Arthin • Rodrews, Arthur • Balley, Umy • Barchadowicz, Edward • Barchadowicz, Heart • Bartle, Harry • Basar, Joho, A. • Britles, Glena . . . Map (db m202389) WM
99 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Jefferson — 13-4 — Joshua R. Giddings Law Office
This building served as the law office to Joshua Reed Giddings, a Whig congressman who advocated for the abolition of slavery and an end to the domestic slave trade. Born in 1795, much of Giddings' young life was occupied by working on his . . . Map (db m232893) HM
100 Ohio, Ashtabula County, Jefferson — Owen Brown, Son of John Brown
Owen Brown, Son of John Brown, protected by the Black Strings, a secret society of over 1000 armed men, here described the Battle of Harper's Ferry, Va. the night after his father was hung at Charleston. Owen Brown, Barclay Coppic, Francis . . . Map (db m202379) HM

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Dec. 10, 2023