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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Morrow County, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Morrow 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 Morrow County, OH (26) Crawford County, OH (36) Delaware County, OH (136) Knox County, OH (64) Marion County, OH (50) Richland County, OH (41)  MorrowCounty(26) Morrow County (26)  CrawfordCounty(36) Crawford County (36)  DelawareCounty(136) Delaware County (136)  KnoxCounty(64) Knox County (64)  MarionCounty(50) Marion County (50)  RichlandCounty(41) Richland County (41)
Mount Gilead is the county seat for Morrow County
Adjacent to Morrow County, Ohio
      Crawford County (36)  
      Delaware County (136)  
      Knox County (64)  
      Marion County (50)  
      Richland County (41)  
 
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1 Ohio, Morrow County, Bloomfield, South Bloomfield Township — Kathryn A. Sheedy Sanctuary
This park is owned and managed by the Morrow County Park District (MCPD). Sheedy Sanctuary contains over 40 acres of forested landscape encompassing large stands of previously cultivated white pines, dense stands of deciduous woodlands and . . . Map (db m236799) HM
2 Ohio, Morrow County, Blooming Grove — 7-17 — Harding Birthplace
Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States was born on this site November 2, 1865.Map (db m237111) HM
3 Ohio, Morrow County, Cardington — Greene Ville Treaty LineSurveyed by Israel Ludlow, 1797–1799 Reported missing
The Greene Ville Treaty was signed with the Indians is 1795. Locating the dividing line between the United States (Northwest Territory) and Indian land was the problem of General Rufus Putnam, Surveyor General of the United States, under whom the . . . Map (db m164852) HM
4 Ohio, Morrow County, Cardington, Cardington Township — Cardington Veterans Memorial
In memory of the veterans of all warsMap (db m236824) WM
5 Ohio, Morrow County, Cardington, Cardington Township — History of Maxwell Park
In 2005, former long-time Cardington Mayor Cecil Maxwell and wife Kathryn donated 32 acres of their Whetstone riverfront land to the Village of Cardington for a park. The Maxwell's vision was for a park that all youth and citizens of Cardington . . . Map (db m236825) HM
6 Ohio, Morrow County, Chesterville — Chesterville Veterans MemorialMaple Grove Cemetery
. . . Map (db m94933) WM
7 Ohio, Morrow County, Chesterville, Chester Township — Chester Baptist Church Cemetery Revolutionary War Memorial
In honor of the following Revolutionary War Soldiers buried in Chester Baptist Church Cemetery Peter Doty - Private, NJ Born 1757 - Died 18 Mar 1848 Evan A. Holt - Drummer, PA Born 1762 - Died 24 Oct 1846 John Kinney - Scout, PA Born Circa 1755- . . . Map (db m236797) WM
8 Ohio, Morrow County, Chesterville, Chester Township — Enos Miles Home
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m236796) HM
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9 Ohio, Morrow County, Chesterville, Chester Township — Old Union SchoolBuilt 1832
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m236795) HM
10 Ohio, Morrow County, Edison — Edison
Named in 1882 to honor Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, inventor - scientistMap (db m205794) HM
11 Ohio, Morrow County, Edison, Gilead Township — Edison
Named in 1882 to honor Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, inventor - scientistMap (db m236832) HM
12 Ohio, Morrow County, Iberia — 2-59 — Ohio Central College(formerly Iberia College) — 1855 - 1894 —
Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States, graduated in 1882 from the college formerly located here. While a student, Harding and a friend founded the school newspaper, “The Iberia Spectator.”Map (db m19779) HM
13 Ohio, Morrow County, Marengo — History of Alum Creek Friends Settlement / Alum Creek Friends and the Underground Railroad — Historic Underground Railroad Site —
History of Alum Creek Friends Settlement. The first settler was Cyrus Benedict, his wife, three children, and Adam Vanduser in 1809. He built a cabin near South Woodbury in 1811. Meetings were held in a house from 1813 – 1815. The first . . . Map (db m85263) HM
14 Ohio, Morrow County, Marengo, Bennington Township — Marengo Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all who served God and Country Because of them, our lives are free Because of them, our nation lives Because of them, the world is blessedMap (db m236870) WM
15 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead — D.A.R. Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial
To the memory of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Morrow Co. Map (db m241050) HM WM
16 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead — 4-59 — Dawn Powell
The author of fifteen novels, ten plays, and more than 100 stories, Dawn Powell was born in 1896 in Mount Gilead at 53 West North Street and grew up in Shelby. She graduated from Lake Erie College in Painesville and moved to New York in 1918. . . . Map (db m158024) HM
17 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead — Morrow County Civil War MemorialGAR Monument in Mount Gilead
Lest We Forget in memory of the boys in blue who fought for liberty and a United Country 1861 (GAR logo) 1865Map (db m105546) WM
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18 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead — Morrow County Veterans Memorial Plaza
Dedicated to the heroic valor and patriotic spirit of the men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America [Second Marker] Dedicated to the Glory of Almighty God in memory of the veterans who . . . Map (db m158025) WM
19 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead — Morrow County War Memorial
Dedicated in honor to those of this county who served their country in all wars.Map (db m158026) WM
20 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead — Mount Gilead Veterans MemorialRiver Cliff Cemetery
In Memory of veterans of all warsMap (db m154882) WM
21 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead — War Savings Quota
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Morrow County who oversubscribed their War Savings Quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings CommitteeMap (db m214404) WM
22 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead — World War I Memorial
“The Torch of Liberty” This shaft was donated by the Ohio War Savings Committee to the County of Morrow as an award to her citizens who, in aid of the government, purchased more War Savings Stamps per capita than any other county in the state. . . . Map (db m214741) WM
23 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead, Gilead Township — The Dams of Mt. Gilead
Safety Ensuring infrastructure safety is a priority of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The original lower dam at Mt. Gilead Lake was constructed in 1930. Pre-construction investigation of the dam revealed several serious concerns . . . Map (db m236829) HM
24 Ohio, Morrow County, Mount Gilead, Gilead Township — Upper and Lower DamsMt. Gilead State Park
The Early Mill For over 175 years, various lowhead dams (similar to this one) have impounded water at this location on Sam's Creek. In 1841, Richard House built the first dam here from wood, dirt, and gravel. Often, hard rains washed out . . . Map (db m236828) HM
25 Ohio, Morrow County, Pagetown — 3-59 — Pagetown
Birthplace of Myrtle Page Fillmore, who with her husband, Charles Fillmore, founded Unity School of Christianity, Unity Village, Missouri. Born August 6, 1845, Mary Caroline Page, known as Myrtle, was the daughter of Marcus and Lucy Page, who . . . Map (db m19874) HM
26 Ohio, Morrow County, Sparta, South Bloomfield Township — Sparta Veterans Memorial
In honor and memory of those men and women who have served in the armed forces of the United States of America. Their courage and dedication have preserved the peace and freedom of this great nation.Map (db m236798) WM
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