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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Trumbull County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Trumbull 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> Trumbull County, OH (69) Ashtabula County, OH (113) Geauga County, OH (40) Mahoning County, OH (78) Portage County, OH (35) Crawford County, PA (140) Mercer County, PA (95)  TrumbullCounty(69) Trumbull County (69)  AshtabulaCounty(113) Ashtabula County (113)  GeaugaCounty(40) Geauga County (40)  MahoningCounty(78) Mahoning County (78)  PortageCounty(35) Portage County (35)  CrawfordCountyPennsylvania(140) Crawford County (140)  MercerCounty(95) Mercer County (95)
Warren is the county seat for Trumbull County
Adjacent to Trumbull County, Ohio
      Ashtabula County (113)  
      Geauga County (40)  
      Mahoning County (78)  
      Portage County (35)  
      Crawford County, Pennsylvania (140)  
      Mercer County, Pennsylvania (95)  
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1 Ohio, Trumbull County, Bristolville — 31-78 — Bristol Public Library — 1912
Side A In 1912, an endowment of $6,000 from Andrew Carnegie made it possible for the Bristol Public Library to become a reality. Four years earlier, the newly organized Bristol Library Association, headed and promoted by retired Judge . . . Map (db m121485) HM
2 Ohio, Trumbull County, Bristolville — Honor Roll
Erected to those buried in Bristol Township whose service assured our nation's independence 1775-1783 Gasper Cline Elias Daily Jacob Hamman John Morley Joseph Talcott William WilsonMap (db m121486) WM
3 Ohio, Trumbull County, Bristolville — 21-78 — Ohio's First Civil War Monument — Dedicated October 15, 1863
Side A With the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, many young men of Bristol Township enlisted in the army when President Abraham Lincoln issued his call to defend the Union cause. The death toll of some of these men at the Battle of Shiloh . . . Map (db m121482) HM
4 Ohio, Trumbull County, Brookfield — 20-78 — Brookfield Township
Side A In 1798, Judge Samuel Hinckley of Northampton, Massachusetts, drew the 72nd draft in the land lottery held by the Connecticut Land Company and received 15,305 acres in Township 4, Range 1, for which he paid $12,903.23, less than one . . . Map (db m121462) HM
5 Ohio, Trumbull County, Brookfield — Our Founder Judge Samuel C. Hinckley — (1757-1840)
Born in Brookfield, Massachusetts purchased township 4 range 1 from the Connecticut Land Co. on September 14, 1799 and named it Brookfield. He paid $12,903.23 for 15,304 acres.Map (db m121461) HM
6 Ohio, Trumbull County, Brookfield — This Bell
This bell rang for shift changes at Frederick Masury's Masurite Explosive Company (1904-1911) In 1912 it was given to the Elm Street School. When the school closed in 1951, it became the property of the Brookfield Fire Department. The bell was . . . Map (db m121464) HM
7 Ohio, Trumbull County, Brookfield Center — 27-78 — The Underground Railroad
Side A Activity of the Underground Railroad is believed to have begun in Brookfield Township around 1838 with the first known runaway slaves, two women. to pass through in 1843. Freedom seekers moved north using a system of routes known by . . . Map (db m203273) HM
8 Ohio, Trumbull County, Cortland — 23-78 — Casterline Cemetery
Side A Originally part of the Casterline farm, this cemetery was once the site of the 1824 Bazetta Presbyterian Church, the first church in Bazetta Township. Ziba Casterline deeded .75 acres for the cemetery to the church in 1829 for five . . . Map (db m121472) HM
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9 Ohio, Trumbull County, Fowler — 24-78 — Fowler Township / Fowler Historic District
Fowler Township. Originally called Westfield Township, Samuel Fowler purchased this area in 1798 from the Connecticut Land Company for $12,903.23 while living in Westfield, Massachusetts. His brother Abner arrived the following year to survey . . . Map (db m121470) HM
10 Ohio, Trumbull County, Fowler — Fowler Township Veterans Memorial
In Honor Of Active Duty Veterans Buried In Fowler Township Cemeteries Dedicated May 29 2000 Abrer Fowler • Jonathad Sheldon Sr • Rhirr Ackley • Peter Dewole • Silas Jones • John Rhodes • William Tanner • Benjamin Ames • Ebenezer Barnes • . . . Map (db m204350) WM
11 Ohio, Trumbull County, Fowler — Fowler Township Veterans Memorial
In memory of the men and women of Fowler Township who served their countryMap (db m204352) WM
12 Ohio, Trumbull County, Girard — 19-78 — The Barnhisel House
Built circa 1840 by Henry Barnhisel Jr. in the Greek Revival architectural style, the Barnhisel home is one of the oldest remaining structures in Girard. Henry and Eve Anna Barnhisel purchased the land where the house stands in 1813 when they . . . Map (db m121456) HM
13 Ohio, Trumbull County, Gustavus — 14-78 — Gustavus Center Historic District
Side A Major buildings dating from 1832 to 1898 surround the village green, the geographic center of Gustavus Township. Built in 1832 on the northwest quadrant, the George Hezlep House features Federal-Greek Revival architecture and has a . . . Map (db m121480) HM
14 Ohio, Trumbull County, Gustavus — Gustavus Township & High School Alumni World War Memorial
In honore of the boys from Gustavus Township and High School Alumni who wore the uniforme in the Great World War. William Allen • Edward Lindgley • Verne M. Bingham • Earl L. Dunham • Hallie D. Cligby • Clark Fllis • Alonzo R. . . . Map (db m204347) WM
15 Ohio, Trumbull County, Gustavus — Gustavus Township Veterans Memorial
Revolutionary War Annis, Benjamin • Bacon, Nehemiah • Boman, Thomas • Burlingame, Wanton • Folson, Thomas • Gilder, Obadiah • Linsley, Stephen • Gerrils, John • Partridge, Jaster • Roberts, Wm. F. • Shipman, Abraham • . . . Map (db m204349) WM
16 Ohio, Trumbull County, Gustavus — Gustavus Township World War II Memorial
Burdette E. Totten • Delmar E. Wortman • Raymond B. LillieMap (db m204348) WM
17 Ohio, Trumbull County, Kinsman — 12-78 — Darrow Octagon House / Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)
Side A Darrow Octagon House This eight-sided house reflects a widespread pre-Civil War architectural fad. Promoted by phrenologist Orson S. Fowler in his 1848 book A Home for All as a way to "bring comfortable homes within the reach . . . Map (db m121479) HM
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18 Ohio, Trumbull County, Kinsman — 10-78 — Kinsman
Side A The township of Kinsman was purchased by John Kinsman of Lisbon, Connecticut, in 1799 from the Connecticut Land Company. Kinsman has been the home of many notable citizens, some of whom include: Philip P. Bliss (1838-1876) and James . . . Map (db m121478) HM
19 Ohio, Trumbull County, Leavittsburg — Leavittsburg Korean Conflict Memorial
Korean Conflict Lost In Service James R. Aldridge Jr. • James L. Carothers • William B. Frost • Robert L. Kirkwood • Charles Perkins • Robert C. Sabine • Melvin G. Wolf Rest In PeaceMap (db m204393) WM
20 Ohio, Trumbull County, Leavittsburg — Leavittsburg Vietnam Conflict Memorial
Vietnam Conflict Lost In Service Albert C. Myers • Donald E. Layfield • Elwood E. Rumbaugh Rest In PeaceMap (db m204394) WM
21 Ohio, Trumbull County, Leavittsburg — 33-78 — Pennsylvania & Ohio Canal In Leavittsburg
In January 1827, the Ohio State Legislature chartered the Pennsylvania & Ohio Canal Company to build an east-west cut” canal connecting north-south canals in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The route ran from the Beaver Canal in Pennsylvania to the Ohio & . . . Map (db m204732) HM
22 Ohio, Trumbull County, Leavittsburg — Warren Township World War I & II Memorial
Dedicated to the Valiant Men and Women of Warren Twp. Who Served Their Country and the Cause of Freedom in World Wars I & II. Lost in Service James Armstrong • Paul Mahay • Elmer Dade • Gurt Dowling • Robert Carey • . . . Map (db m204395) WM
23 Ohio, Trumbull County, Middlefield — 38-78 — Old Stone House
Side A Mesopotamia Township, Trumbull County was a part of the Western Reserve, 3.3 million acres in Northeast Ohio claimed by Connecticut. After the Treaty of Greenville extinguished American Indian title in 1795, the state sold most of . . . Map (db m203274) HM
24 Ohio, Trumbull County, Mineral Ridge — 35-78 — Mineral Ridge Black Band Ore
Side A The discovery in the mid-19th century of iron-rich black band ore in this region helped revitalize Mahoning Valley’s iron industry. The land now called Mineral Ridge was primarily a farming community before the 1850s. In the 1830s, . . . Map (db m122057) HM
25 Ohio, Trumbull County, Mineral Ridge — 34-78 — The Salt Springs
Side A A salt spring, located about a mile west of this site, was the primary attraction for immigrants to the Western Reserve territory in the mid-1700s. Prior to European-American settlement, Indians used the springs, boiling the water to . . . Map (db m122055) HM
26 Ohio, Trumbull County, Newton Falls — 11-78 — Newton Falls Covered Bridge
The Newton Falls covered bridge was built over the east branch of the Mahoning River around 1831. A crosswalk was added in 1921 for children crossing the bridge on their way to the school on Center Street. The Newton Falls bridge is considered . . . Map (db m73215) HM
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27 Ohio, Trumbull County, Newton Falls — 13-78 — Settled by Alexander and Sarah Sutherland / Newton Township Duck Creek Settlement
Side A Alexander Sutherland (1767-1845) and his wife Sarah (1768-1836) were the first settlers in Newton Township, Trumbull County, Ohio. Coming from Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, the Sutherlands acquired 205 acres of land along Duck . . . Map (db m121502) HM
28 Ohio, Trumbull County, Newtown Falls — Rehabilitation of the Newtown Falls Covered Bridge — City of Newtown Falls, Trumbull County 2007 — Historic Significance —
The Newtown Falls Covered Bridge was originally built about 1831 on this site, which is now known as Arlington Street, over the East Branch of the Mahoning River. This bridge structure is the second oldest covered bridge in the State of Ohio and . . . Map (db m165706) HM
29 Ohio, Trumbull County, Niles — 6-78 — James Heaton — (1770-1856) — Founder of Niles —
1806 - Built his log cabin home in Heaton Park, Vienna Avenue. 1806/07 - Constructed a grist mill, dam and mill race along Mosquito Creek. 1809 - Manufactured first bar iron in Ohio. 1812/13 - Constructed "Maria" blast furnace. 1820 - Built his . . . Map (db m121459) HM
30 Ohio, Trumbull County, Niles — William McKinley — Historical Museum and Memorial Library
National Memorial Free to the PeopleMap (db m92894) HM
31 Ohio, Trumbull County, Niles — 17-78 — William McKinley Birthplace
Side A: One of seven native Ohioans to serve as president of the United States, William McKinley (1843-1901) was born at this site. The original house was moved from this site and ultimately destroyed by fire. The McKinleys lived here until . . . Map (db m65454) HM
32 Ohio, Trumbull County, North Bloomfield — Bloomfield Township Commons
The Commons, Leased to Bloomfield Township by Eprhaim Brown in 1828 for 1000 yearsMap (db m96103) HM
33 Ohio, Trumbull County, Southington — 29-78 — Southington Township Centralized School and Monument Park
Side A Southington native Newton Chalker built, furnished, and donated Chalker High School to his community in 1907. Chalker was born in 1842 in Southington Township and lived there until adulthood. He later built a prosperous law and real . . . Map (db m121487) HM
34 Ohio, Trumbull County, Vienna — 8-78 — Mary Ann Campana
Side A Born on April 18, 1913, in Barrea, Province L'Aquila Abruzzi, Italy to Salvatore and Maria (Lombardozzi) Campana, Mary Ann Campana immigrated to the United States with her parents at age eight. Raised in Youngstown and educated in . . . Map (db m121469) HM
35 Ohio, Trumbull County, Vienna — 30-78 — Vienna Township Green and Cemetery / Vienna Township
Vienna Township Green and Cemetery Vienna Township Green and Cemetery were created on June 20, 1810, when Ephraim Root and Uriel Holmes, Jr., deeded to Vienna Presbyterian Church members eight acres of “cleared & improved” land . . . Map (db m103101) HM
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36 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — American Legion World War Memorial
In grateful memory of those who served the united states in the World War 1917 - 1918Map (db m204357) WM
37 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 25-78 — Camp Hutchins-Warren's Civil War Training Camp / Camp Hutchins and the 6th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry
Side A Camp Hutchins-Warren's Civil War Training Camp After the outbreak of the Civil War in the spring of 1861, the U.S. War Department commissioned Ohio Senator B.F. Wade of Jefferson and local Congressman John Hutchins of Warren to . . . Map (db m121474) HM
38 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Commemorative Ingot
Commemorative ingot poured from the first heat of steel made in Trumbull County by the Basic Oxygen Process. This 16,000 pound ingot contains various steel souvenir items provided by area residents to symbolize the beginning of the second century . . . Map (db m65441) HM
39 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Commemorative Ingot — July 7, 1965
Commemorative ingot poured from first heat of steel made in Trumbull County by the basic oxygen process. This 16,000 pound ingot contains various steel souvenir items provided by area residents to symbolize the beginning of the second . . . Map (db m204780) HM
40 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Copperweld Steel Company World War II Memorial
1941 - 1945 Dedicated to the valiant men and women of Copperweld Steel Company who served their country and the cause of freedom in World War II =lost in service= John P. Ankowski • Lester Clark • Willard Collett • Lyle . . . Map (db m204385) WM
41 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 2-78 — First Presbyterian Church
This congregation was founded in Warren November 19, 1803, by the Rev. Joseph Badger, who was serving as a missionary in the Western Reserve for the Connecticut Missionary Society of the Congregational Church. Rev. Badger was assisted at the first . . . Map (db m65442) HM
42 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 15-78 — Harriet Taylor Upton
After embracing the cause of women's suffrage, Harriet Taylor Upton (1854-1945) devoted her life to the movement. Born in Ravenna, she moved to Warren as a child and lived in this house beginning in 1873. Upton was treasurer of the National American . . . Map (db m65443) HM
43 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Harriet Taylor Upton House
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This building was the residence of Harriet Taylor Upton Suffragist and Women's Rights Leader and the headquarters of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. it possesses . . . Map (db m204370) HM
44 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 16-78 — Howland Springs
On January 31, 1798, Joseph Howland bought Township 4-Range 3 (Howland Twp.) for $12, 903.23 and an equalizing portion of Township 1-Range 10 (Springfield Twp.) as part of a lottery held to distribute Connecticut's Western Reserve lands. On February . . . Map (db m121473) HM
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45 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 4-78 — John Stark Edwards House
Built in 1807. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Trumbull County Historical Society MuseumMap (db m65444) HM
46 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 7-78 — Kinsman House — 1832 — Greek Revival Style —
The Kinsman House once served as classrooms for the Dana School of Music, Hiram College Branch. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.Map (db m121476) HM
47 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Leicester King / The Underground Railroad on the Warren-Ashtabula Turnpike — Warren, Ohio (Trumbull County) — Historic Underground Railroad Site —
Leicester King Born in Connecticut in 1789, Judge Leicester King and his wife Julia Ann Huntington King, moved to Warren in 1817 from Westfield, Massachusetts. He was one of the principle promoters of the Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal, which . . . Map (db m65445) HM
48 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Lt. Douglas Webster
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49 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 9-78 — Mahoning Lodge #29, IOOF
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), a world-wide fraternal organization, was introduced to the United States from England in 1819 and was established in Ohio in 1830. Mahoning Lodge #29 in Warren, Ohio, received its jurisdictional charter . . . Map (db m121475) HM
50 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 3-78 — Old Erie Lodge No. 3 Free and Accepted Masons
Old Erie received its original charter on October 19, 1803, from the Grand Lodge of Connecticut. In 1808, the lodge joined with five other Ohio lodges to organize the Grand Lodge of Ohio. The first man to preside as Grand Master of the Grand Lodge . . . Map (db m65449) HM
51 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 26-78 — Pennsylvania & Ohio Canal 1839-1872 / The Cross-Cut Canal In Warren
Pennsylvania & Ohio Canal 1839-1872 The decision to build the P&O Canal resulted from several canal conventions at Warren's first courthouse in 1833. Canal advocates from Warren included Simon Perkins, Leicester King, David Tod, and . . . Map (db m204354) HM
52 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 1-78 — Perkins House
This ornate Victorian/Italianate house was constructed in 1871 as the home of Henry Bishop Perkins, Sr., a civic, business, and political leader of the Western Reserve. During the 19th and early 20th century political figures such as U.S. Grant, . . . Map (db m65450) HM
53 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 22-78 — Phebe Temperance Sutliff
Born in Warren in 1859, Phebe T. Sutliff received a Bachelor's degree from Vassar College in 1880 and a Master of Arts from Cornell University in 1890. Miss Sutliff taught at Hiram College in Ohio and Rockford College in Illinois and served as . . . Map (db m65451) HM
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54 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Polish Legion of American Veterans Memorial
As a living monument to all veterans who served and made the supreme sacrifice for our country in the time of need. Dedicated by the Polish Legion of American Veterans Lt. Col. Matt Urban Post # 164 Warren, Ohio Organized on Jan. . . . Map (db m204384) WM
55 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — POW-MIA
American Ex-prisoner of War We help those who cannot help themselves Re-dedication April 19th Map (db m204388) WM
56 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 37-78 — Ronald A. Parise, Ph.D., Astronaut / Scientist
Side A Dr. Ronald A. Parise (1951-2008), from Warren, was a payload specialist for the Astro 1, Columbia, and Astro 2, Endeavour, space shuttle missions in 1990 and 1995. He logged in more than 614 hours in space. Among his scientific . . . Map (db m121477) HM
57 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight
On July 26, 1936 at the age of six Neil Armstrong, a Warren and Champion Township resident took his "first flight" in a Ford Tri-motor airplane from the Warren Airways which was located on this exact site. This sparked his love of aviation. . . . Map (db m73226) HM
58 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — The Market Block Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1868Map (db m204353) HM
59 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — The Old Western Reserve Bank
The Western Reserve Bank chartered February 20, 1812 was the First Bank on the Western Reserve on this site, in 1816 and 1817, was erected the First Bank Building in Warren.Map (db m204371) HM
60 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Trumbull County Civil War Memorial
To the men of Warren who fought to conquer the Rebellion and preserve the Union of the States, this monument is erected that their example may speak to coming generations. Vicksburg Chickamauga Atlanta In greatful . . . Map (db m204551) WM
61 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Trumbull County Koran War Memorial
Remembered Not Forgotten Dedicated in honor of those Trumbull County veterans who served America during the Korean WarMap (db m204365) WM
62 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Trumbull County Middle East Conflicts Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to honor Trumbull County's men and women of the United States Armed Forces for their service in support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as all past and future conflicts in the Global War on Terrorism . . . Map (db m204366) WM
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63 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Trumbull County Vietnam Veterans Memorial — "Motto"
The dreams of peace that for America have grown comfortable with Luzon, Iwo Jima, and the Belleru Woods, now draw back to the sounds of Chu Lai, Van Tong, and Khe Sanh, set these dreams that created America, created our plight dropped into an . . . Map (db m204726) WM
64 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Trumbull County World War II Memorial
WWII Atlantic Pacific 1941-1945Map (db m204364) WM
65 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — 5-78 — Trumbull Red Cross Chapter House / Pioneer Cemetery
Trumbull Red Cross Chapter House Administration Building built in 1931. Chapter House built in 1962. Commemorating American Red Cross Centennial, 1881-1981. Pioneer Cemetery Early Western Reserve burial grounds, 1804-1848. Grave sites . . . Map (db m65453) HM
66 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — War Savings Stamps — Trumbull County
In recognition of the Patriotism of the People of Trumbull County who so generously purchased War Savings Stamps in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings CommitteeMap (db m204355) HM
67 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Welcome To Millionaires Row
The "Who's Who” of Warren's industry, commerce and politics lived in stately mansions that lined the street during the 1800s. Today, the mansions are museums, businesses and private residences.Map (db m204369) HM
68 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — Women Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Trumbull County women veterans past and present. Honor to your country you have served, sacrificed, and suffered. Your patriotism and courage is greatly appreciated.Map (db m204381) WM
69 Ohio, Trumbull County, Warren — World War II Veterans Memorial
To the memory of those who served and gave their lives in World War II 1941 - 1945 Negro soldiers lost in service from Trumbull County. Leonard H. M Corkle • Bernard W. Smith • John Gillam • Harrison Edwards • Howard J. Ward • . . . Map (db m204382) WM
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