The Attica-Venice Joint Cemetery is the final
resting place of Clara Edith (Work) Ayres,
who died in the line of duty soon after the
United States entered World War I in April
1917. Mrs. Ayres was born in Venice Township
on September 16, 1880. . . . — — Map (db m142389) HM
The Underground Railroat. The Underground Railroad was neither underground nor a railroad, but a system of loosely connected safe havens where those escaping the brutal conditions of slavery were sheltered, fed, clothed, nursed, concealed, . . . — — Map (db m221322) HM
Site of the church built in 1883 by the Salem Reformed Church which later became the Evangelic and Reformed Church. It was purchased on September 29, 1945 by the Church of God whose name was later changed to the Church of God of Prophecy. — — Map (db m221323) HM
He heard humanity's clear call
And knew the voice divine;
He gave his life, he gave his all,
In deadly battle line.
The silent stars in love look down
where lies this loyal son;
In frost and dew they weave a crown
Of honor he has won. — — Map (db m221888) WM
Bishop Seybert was the first bishop of the Evangelical Association. He traveled over 175,000 mi.in the mid-west, including Flat Rock, preaching the word of God. He died in 1860 in the Parker Home near Bellevue and is buried at Flat Rock. . . . — — Map (db m221598) HM
This monument is erected in thanksgiving to the mother of God. It is dedicated to all that generously gave donations for the restoration and renovation of the Shrine Chapel, the heart and oldest section of the Sorrowful Mother Shrine, through: A . . . — — Map (db m221378) HM
Saint Isidore was born in Madrid, Spain c. the year 1070. His devotion to the Eucharist and constant prayer were widely known. There were reports of angels plowing the fields beside him and the multiplication of bread to fed Christ's poor. . . . — — Map (db m221596) HM
The Missionaries of the Precious Blood established in Italy in 1815, and the Sisters of the Precious Blood established in Switzerland in 1834, began their American ministry in 1844 in Peru, Ohio. In 1845 Swiss born Father Francis de Sales . . . — — Map (db m221330) HM
In the 1820s a general store and a grist mill were established near this site, where the famous Scioto-Sandusky Indian Trail neared the Sandusky River. The settlement was first known as McNutt's, later as Swope's Corners. The village of Fort Seneca . . . — — Map (db m18126) HM
Fostoria's glass era began when natural gas was discovered in the mid 1880s at “Godsend,” five miles west of town. Aided by former governor Charles Foster, Fostoria attracted more than a dozen companies that manufactured utilitarian and decorative . . . — — Map (db m192979) HM
A museum for the glass made in the twelve glass
plants in Fostoria, Ohio
during the period 1887 – 1920
There were 13 different glass companies in Fostoria, Ohio during the years 1887-1920. During the
boom years of 1887 through about . . . — — Map (db m193365) HM
This monument marks the square of the village of Risdon founded in 1832. The land was owned by John Gorsuch, who settled here with his family in a clearing along the Portage River in 1831. He had a plat of the area made by David Risdon, Seneca . . . — — Map (db m100139) HM
This cross rested 35 feet south of here. High atop the St. Wendelin Parish's Second Church building in which Jesus Christ was celebrated as the source and center of living and dying from 1879 to 1995. — — Map (db m193367) HM
They gave their lives to Preserve the Union
Co. F, 55 Rec. O.V.I.
Killed May 24, 1862 at Chanc'rville Va.
William F. Edwards,
Co. F. 55 Rec. O.V.I.
Killed Aug. 3, 1862 at Bull Run Va.
David A. . . . — — Map (db m199354) WM
St. Boniface Catholic Church began in 1834 as a mission of several area churches and in 1836, the parish built its first church. in 1844 Bishop John Purcell commissioned Swiss born Father Francis de Sales Brunner, a Missionary of the Precious . . . — — Map (db m104848) HM
This tablet marks the site of Fort Seneca built in July 1813 by Major General William Henry Harrison during the War of 1812 with Great Britain; and also marks the military road known as the "Harrison Trail" blazed through the forest in 1812 by . . . — — Map (db m21948) HM
In earliest recorded history, the Erie tribe inhabited this land. The Iroquois Confederacy, particularly the Senecas, annihilated the Eries between 1650 and 1656. This area then became the "hunting grounds" of the Senecas and Mohawks. In 1730 . . . — — Map (db m70010) HM
Tribute from Pleasant Township to her loyal Sons.
World War I
World War II . . . — — Map (db m195236) WM
Dedicated to the American soldiers of past wars who lie at rest in Omar Burial Ground.
War of 1812
James Thatcher . . . — — Map (db m221321) WM
This property has been
placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Built as a
in 1842 . . . — — Map (db m221332) HM
Apostle, martyr, brother of St. James the Lesser, and blood relative to Jesus. Patron saint of hopeless cases. Died a martyr's death in 65 A.D. and placed in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Memorial is October 28. — — Map (db m221382) HM
Erected by Wade Benfer Post No. 404 of the American Legion, in memory of those who responded to the call for service on land and sea when the distressing clouds of war overshadowed our nation. — — Map (db m221336) WM
In July 1813 a detachment of soldiers under Lt. Col. James V. Ball built a supply fort here along the military road that ran along the west bank of the Sandusky River. Ball chose this site for its large spring of cold water, which he enclosed within . . . — — Map (db m17977) HM
This is the site of Camp Noble, named for
Congressman Warren P. Noble, who obtained the
officer’s commission for William H. Gibson as the
colonel of the 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Companies of 100 began to arrive here August 12,
1861 from . . . — — Map (db m141529) HM
When St. Paul’s Methodist Episcopal Church was dedicated on
January 6, 1884, an ornate brass chandelier presented by the
Edison Electric Light Company provided illumination for the ceremony.
Wired for electric lighting before its . . . — — Map (db m140953) HM
In 1908, the Federal government announced plans to build a
new post office in Tiffin.
The Colonial Building and Supply Company of
Charlottesville, West Virginia won the post office project
with a bid of $68,000. Excavation on the post . . . — — Map (db m195297) HM
In 1822 Josiah Hedges purchased the land that would become Tiffin from the Delaware Land Office. By March, this land, situated across the Sandusky River from old Fort Ball (War of 1812) was surveyed and platted by General James Hedges, the brother . . . — — Map (db m119964) HM
"We all called him dad"
Feb. 3, 1867
June 28, 1947
"…I will be a father
to you, and you
shall be my sons
II Corinthians 6:18
Dr. Charles H. Kernan
The National . . . — — Map (db m195239) HM WM
Dedicated to Seneca
County veterans who
honorably served and
continue to serve their
country in time of war
Freedom is not free
Korean War MIA and KIA
Roger B. Beem •
William H. Bolander •
Dean D. Chaney • . . . — — Map (db m195392) WM
The Pastor of St. Mary’s Church, Rev. Thomas F. Conlon, met with the newly appointed bishop of the Toledo Diocese, the Right Rev. Joseph Schrembs, to discuss building a charity hospital for the community. Community leaders and physicians promoted . . . — — Map (db m140838) HM
Whereas Paul M. Gillmor is a lifelong resident and distinguished community leader in
the village of Old Fort.
Whereas Paul M Gillmor and his family have worked tirelessly to further the prosperity
of the Old Fort community by bringing the . . . — — Map (db m219752) HM
Rev. Chas. Evrard
Pastor Of St Jos. Church,
Died May. 11, 1883. Aged 63 Ys.
Requiescat In Pace.
Rev. John Martin Puetz,
Rector of St. Joseph Church, Tiffin O.
From 1885 To 1897.
Died in Los Angeles, Cal. Jan. 21, . . . — — Map (db m221892) HM
The Seneca County Museum is the former home of local businessman Rezin W. Shawhan. Born in 1811, Shawhan arrived in Tiffin in 1832 and opened a store with his brother Lorenzo. The store’s success enabled Rezin to expand his interests into real . . . — — Map (db m140870) HM
Dedicated to all
who served our country
and to those who sacrificed all
4/11/1967 Ruehle Medard A •
6/05/1967 Taylor Grant C •
9/12/1967 Sullivan Robert J •
12/13/1967 Lee Gene F •
2/06/1968 Stull Larry W • . . . — — Map (db m195391) WM
This World War II Memorial
is dedicated to the
Men and Women
of Seneca County
who gave their lives to
protect our freedoms
"Our Greatest Generation"
Walter Adams •
Gene F. Ahrens •
Richard K. Albert •
George W. Alge • . . . — — Map (db m221620) WM