“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Anna, Ohio

Clickable Map of Shelby 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> Shelby County, OH (54) Auglaize County, OH (94) Champaign County, OH (92) Darke County, OH (83) Logan County, OH (180) Mercer County, OH (95) Miami County, OH (122)  ShelbyCounty(54) Shelby County (54)  AuglaizeCounty(94) Auglaize County (94)  ChampaignCounty(92) Champaign County (92)  DarkeCounty(83) Darke County (83)  LoganCounty(180) Logan County (180)  MercerCounty(95) Mercer County (95)  MiamiCounty(122) Miami County (122)
Sidney is the county seat for Shelby County
Anna is in Shelby County
      Shelby County (54)  
      Auglaize County (94)  
      Champaign County (92)  
      Darke County (83)  
      Logan County (180)  
      Mercer County (95)  
      Miami County (122)  
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1Ohio (Shelby County), Anna — John W. CareyFounder of Anna, Ohio
John W. Carey was born in 1805 in West Virginia [sic - Virginia] and came to Shelby County with his parents, Cephas and Jane Williamson Carey. Around 1833, J.W. Carey bought a thousand acres in Dinsmore Township, west of the present railroad in . . . Map (db m29873) HM
2Ohio (Shelby County), Anna — 3-75 — Lois Lenski
Side A: Acclaimed author and illustrator of juvenile literature Lois Lenski was born in Springfield in 1893, grew up in Anna, and graduated from Sidney High School. In 1915, Lenski graduated from The Ohio State University and moved to New . . . Map (db m28589) HM
3Ohio (Shelby County), Anna — RumleyAn African American Settlement in Rural Shelby County, Ohio
Rumley was a colored community, platted in 1837 by Joel and Wesley Goins, who purchased 400 acres of land. They were freemen from Baltimore, Maryland. The deed to the land was granted and signed by President Van Buren. Over 500 Negroes lived in this . . . Map (db m77675) HM
4Ohio (Shelby County), Anna — The Site of the St. Jacob Lutheran Church and Cemetery
Here the pioneer founders of the congregation built a log church in 1832. In this place they laid to rest their dead from 1832 until 1900. "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord"Map (db m108838) HM
5Ohio (Shelby County), Anna — OHS 6- 75 — Village of Rumley
Side A The Temple of Rumley Church is of one of two remaining buildings in what once was Rumley, a thriving African American community in Shelby County. On May 19, 1837, the village was surveyed for Amos Evans, who built his hewed log dwelling and . . . Map (db m199555) HM
6Ohio (Shelby County), Anna — 4-75 — Wenger One Room SchoolDinsmore District #4
Dinsmore Township School District No. 4 was formed in 1865 following a decision by the township’s board of education that a school would be built in the center of every four sections of land, or every four square miles. This placement of school . . . Map (db m77671) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022