This spot marks the crossing of the Michigan
Meridian and the West Line of the 1807 Treaty of
Detroit. In October of 1815 Deputy Surveyor
Benjamin Hough, Alexander Holmes and 11
crew members passed through here as they
surveyed North from Fort . . . — — Map (db m172682) HM
In 1897, as the congregation grew, its members decided to construct a
new building. It was located at the junction of County Roads C and 13
just southeast of Wauseon, Ohio. The church had a bell tower and the
bell had two ropes, one for ringing . . . — — Map (db m171978) HM
Bur oak can be told by its fiddle-shaped leathery leaves, huge fringed acorns, thick and sometimes corky
twigs, and deeply ridged bark add to its bold texture. Bur oak is often a dominant savanna or woodland
species in the Great Plains and . . . — — Map (db m173276) HM
The caboose is one of the most iconic images related to.trains, they were much more
than simply the “end of the train.” The caboose served several practical functions. The
first use was as an office for the conductor who was . . . — — Map (db m171976) HM
As populations increased and villages began
to expand, the problem of what to do with
law breakers, who needed to be incarcerated for short periods of time, arose.
Built about 1865, this Edgerton, Ohio jail
was a temporary holding facility for . . . — — Map (db m171974) HM
The first settlers in German Township
traveled from eastern Ohio in covered
wagons created by putting bows and a canvas
on a farm wagon. The wagon was packed
with the most valuable items on the bottom.
This included seed for crops and . . . — — Map (db m171968) HM
Two Purple Hearts
Distinguished Flying Cross
O.L.C. Air Medal
Graduate of Archbold High School in May of 1967 and entered military service in June of 1967.
Entered Vietnam in August of 1969 with the 17th Air Cavalry Troop B, 3rd . . . — — Map (db m130966) WM
This building is an original one-room schoolhouse built in 1898 and located along the
Michigan border, north of current day Sauder Village. It was called the "Rosehill
School” but was renamed the "District 16 School” when it was moved . . . — — Map (db m171977) HM
A pioneer furniture manufacturer and philanthropist, Erie J. Sauder (1904-1997) was born and reared on a farm in Archbold. With the help of his wife Leona, he began woodworking in their town barn in 1934. Crafting tables and church pews, the Sauder . . . — — Map (db m69003) HM
On June 24th, 1836, Peter F. and Catherine M. Goll along with their 2 year old son, Peter F. Jr., embarked from Grand-Charmont, Doubs, France to come to America.
After 2 ½ months on the ocean they landed in New Amsterdam, (New York) and . . . — — Map (db m172017) HM
A living memorial to the Goll Family whose love of trees preserved this natural sanctuary through five generations. The forest is part of a 320-acre farm purchased in 1837 from the U.S. Government by Peter Goll, Sr. and sold in 1966 to
the state . . . — — Map (db m172010) HM
Goll Woods. In 1836, Peter GoII (1808-1896), Catherine Marguerite Goll (1813-1903), and son Peter Jr. (1834-1915) arrived in German Township, Fulton County from Grand-Charmont, France. The next year, Goll purchased 80 acres along the Anse des . . . — — Map (db m172015) HM
When the first settlers to the area arrived on
August 22, 1834, they erected simple shelters for
each family. These lean-to structures provided a
place for the young and sick to sleep and a place
to fix meals. Most of the settlers only used . . . — — Map (db m171967) HM
This Log School is a reconstruction of a 1840s era
schoolhouse, based upon written accounts of schools
from the time period. Desks, arranged along the walls
near the window openings, took advantage of the
natural light. The windows themselves . . . — — Map (db m171973) HM
This tree is the largest shagbark hickory currently known in the state of Ohio. The Division of Forestry
champion tree registry utilizes three measurements to give trees a score: trunk circumference, height
and crown spread. This tree's . . . — — Map (db m172686) HM
Peter Stuckey was not only a farmer, but
also a skilled craftsman who ran a wagon
shop, similar to this one, on his farm.
Improvements in farming equipment, the
help of grown sons, and the assistance of a
hired man gave Peter time to repair . . . — — Map (db m171975) HM
Henry Simon Winzeler, founder of The Ohio Art Company, was born in 1876 in the Winzeler family home just north of this site in Burlington. As a young man, he opened a dental practice in 1900 in the Murbach Building in Archbold . . . — — Map (db m68979) HM
This Hungarian migrant worker's
wagon was built in 1923 near Assumption,
Ohio. This wagon was used in the 1920s
This wagon was a mobile shelter used
by sugar beet workers when hoeing.
thinning, and topping the sugar beets. . . . — — Map (db m171966) HM
Given In Memory Of Fred L. Kammeyer
By His Wife Amelia And Children
This Was The Former Home Of
Frederick J. Kammeyer Which Was
Located North Of Defiance
On Stoinberger Rd. Just East Of 66
Fred L. Was Born In This House In 1901
As . . . — — Map (db m171965) HM
1897 - Brick pavement laid, making Defiance Street the first paved street in the area between Toledo & Elkhart.
2005 - A downtown renovation was completed which included brick pattern asphalt pavement, bordered sidewalks, decorative . . . — — Map (db m160328) HM
Woodcarvings and Woodcrafts are some of the
oldest art forms and cultures throughout the
world have used them for centuries. Initially,
woodcarvers and woodcrafters created items to
fulfill the basic needs of the community or family
but . . . — — Map (db m171964) HM
Dedicated to the memory
of the soldiers of all wars
"Greater love hath no man than this, that
a man lay down his life for his friends."
St. John. . . . — — Map (db m172004) WM
William and Elizabeth King and their children James, John, Elizabeth, Jane,
Mary, Catherine and William after selling their land holdings in Ireland, were
among the first pioneers in this area, purchasing Section 24, June 4, 1834,
in the Six . . . — — Map (db m171990) HM
The Kings, a family of staunch Presbyterians, were active in the Underground
Railroad. From 1838 to the end of the Civil War, here, at the John King Farm,
a network of extended families operated an Underground Railroad Station.
Following the . . . — — Map (db m171987) HM
William King, a Presbyterian clergyman, of Scottish and
English ancestry, was born in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
and died in Canada at the age of eighty-two. He is buried
in the Maple Leaf Cemetery at Chatham, Ontario, Canada.
The Old King . . . — — Map (db m171989) HM
St. John's Evangelical
Lutheran Church was the first
Lutheran Congregation to
serve the Swanton Area.
It was established in the year
1900 and a one room building
was soon constructed in 1901
to serve as a place of worship.
The congregation . . . — — Map (db m171980) HM
his 18 acre parcel is named in honor of Tom for being
instrumental in striving to restore native species (oaks)
to the area along with the cooperation of the Fulton
County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Tom was instrumental in the . . . — — Map (db m170888) HM
1815 Michigan Meridian. After the War of 1812, the United State Congress proposed two million acres of military bounty land for the Michigan Territory. To survey the land, the meridian had to first be established. U.S. Surveyor General Edward . . . — — Map (db m223935) HM
4-H Camp Palmer was founded by 4-H leadership in seven NW Ohio counties. Each county 4-H program shared in the purchase of 16 acres and development of the camp by raising funds within the county.
Before 1947, . . . — — Map (db m161160) HM
Starting in 1959 new structures were
added along with purchases of more
land to broaden the offerings and size
of Camp Palmer.
The conversation building was added in 1959.
In 1960, the summer . . . — — Map (db m161163) HM
1991-94In 1991, 4-H Camp Palmer received accreditation by The American Camp Association.
The turning point and vision for 4-H Camp Palmer came in 1993 when the camp became more closely affiliated with the . . . — — Map (db m161168) HM
God Bless Our Native Land.
In Memoriam By W.R.C. No. 6, 1894.
Resting The Battle Fought And Won.
Soldiers Of 1861-1865.
One Country One Flag.
Our Fallen Heroes.
(Side . . . — — Map (db m178820) WM
To honor those who served in the armed
forces of our country during World War II
Arnold, Charles Jr.
Baldwin, Robert . . . — — Map (db m171869) WM
Congregation gathered 1852
Church Dedicated October 18, 1868
Renovated and rededicated:
December 4, 1904
Erected on land donated by Jinks Morey, Universalist and founder of Morey's Corners, now Lyons, Ohio.
Oldest Royalton Township . . . — — Map (db m175858) HM
To the memory of the Loyal Women of Fulton County
in all Wars.
"The bravest battle that
ever was fought;
shall I tell you where
On the maps of the world
you will find it not,
'twas fought by the
mothers of . . . — — Map (db m165792) WM
The Ohio Michigan Boundary War. The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 defined the boundary of the northern and southern tier of states to be carved out of the Northwest Territory, as a line drawn east from the southernmost tip of Lake Michigan until . . . — — Map (db m21009) HM
To the memory
valiant sons of
Swanton & community
1917 - 1918
This memorial is
We hold them in our
grateful hearts with
reverence and honor
This . . . — — Map (db m171961) WM
The Fulton County 9/11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and to honor the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six . . . — — Map (db m172196) HM WM
Fort Donelson, Tenn., Feb. 14 to 16, 1862.
Winghester, Va., March 22, 1862.
Shiloh, Tenn., April 6 & 7, 1862.
Fair Oaks. Va., May 3 & June 7, 1862.
Erected and dedigated
to the me mory of
Soldiers and Sailors
of . . . — — Map (db m173808) WM
Spanish American War Veterans.
Barnes, Harry A.
Barnes, James W.
Biddle, Charles E.
Barhite, Harry G.
Bayes, C. A.
Beil, John J.
Bunting, . . . — — Map (db m173812) WM
Anghutz, P. H.
Bayes, P. H.
Bayes, I. E.
Brigham, H. T.
Blizzard, E. W.
Briggs, E. W. . . . — — Map (db m173834) WM
Aldrich, Harvey L.
Boyer, Simeon L.
Bower, George . . . — — Map (db m173873) WM
Abbott, Fred W.
Allen, C. L.
Aton, Lewis G.
Aton, Levi B.
Aton, David M.
Bryant, . . . — — Map (db m174007) WM
Butler, Lewis H.
Bahber, E. L.
Barnes, W. C.
Carter, William W.
Dowell, . . . — — Map (db m174011) WM
Barnes, F. M.
Burk, F. M.
Burwell, Judson . . . — — Map (db m174014) WM
"A reminder of the courage
devotion and sacrifice of our
lost loved ones who fought for
the freedom we enjoy today"
World War I
Geo. W. Hall
H. Gardiner . . . — — Map (db m173591) WM
This cross was built by a member of
Haven Heights Baptist Church, and erected
on 11/3/12 by men of the church. The
cross is the center of our faith and stands
for all to see. Should the cross need to be
replaced; we pray you will erect a . . . — — Map (db m171998) HM
Among the most recognizable product icons in Fulton County, Ohio is Sterlena the Cow. This fourteen foot high fiberglass sculpture was created as a parade float in the mid 1970's for the Sterling Milk Company. Created in the era of the Borden's, . . . — — Map (db m211823) HM
During the summer of 1997 Jim was requested by the Veteran's
Pavilion Building Committee to participate in the installation of the
pavilion structure on this site, he agreed to assist.
Due to his contribution of untold hours, business . . . — — Map (db m172213) HM WM
This base erected
by pioneers under the leadership of
Col. D.W. H. Howard
in memory of
Soldiers of Fulton County
who enlisted in the Union Army
by Allen and Ann Shadle at request of their son . . . — — Map (db m171984) WM
The four stones imbedded in the canopy pillars are inscribed with an
ancient Greek symbol: IHC - the first-three letters of Jesus' name in
Greek. The stones came from our second church, on Clinton Street in
Wauseon. The church no longer exists; . . . — — Map (db m171982) HM
This wagon was made for Cloice Nixon of Jackson,
Michigan. It was manufactured prior to 1920 at the
Jackson prison. To build these wagons the inmates were
taken across the street to the Jackson Carriage and
Wagon Company. These wagons were . . . — — Map (db m172207) HM
The Wabash Cannonball Trail is a 63-mile non-motorized,
multi-use trail traversing four counties. Ownership is divided
among six separate entities:
- Toledo Metroparks
- Lucas County
- . . . — — Map (db m170875) HM
This steel beam was recovered from Ground Zero and donated by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
This beam was received by the Wauseon Fire Department on June 16, 2011 and entrusted to the Fulton County Firemen's . . . — — Map (db m172215) WM
From around 1692 to 1992, a White Oak (Quercus alba) that became known
as the Council Oak, grew on this spot. At full maturity it stood 75 feet high and
measured 5 feet in diameter. From 1800 to 1840 many important meetings concerning
the . . . — — Map (db m170874) HM
Council Oak Of the three things for which the site is historically important, only one survives - the famous Council Oak. Given the power of speech, the great tree could tell a stirring story of council meetings, torture of war prisoners, and . . . — — Map (db m100804) HM
This site(approximately 6 acres) contains 12 low mounds which each averaged 3 foot high and 35 feet wide. They contain adult, children, and animal remains and cremains, altars, and personal belongings of pre-historic mound building cultures from the . . . — — Map (db m101218) HM