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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Archbold, Ohio

Clickable Map of Fulton 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> Fulton County, OH (109) Henry County, OH (106) Lucas County, OH (474) Williams County, OH (92) Hillsdale County, MI (66) Lenawee County, MI (157)  FultonCounty(109) Fulton County (109)  HenryCounty(106) Henry County (106)  LucasCounty(474) Lucas County (474)  WilliamsCounty(92) Williams County (92)  HillsdaleCountyMichigan(66) Hillsdale County (66)  LenaweeCounty(157) Lenawee County (157)
Wauseon is the county seat for Fulton County
Archbold is in Fulton County
      Fulton County (109)  
      Henry County (106)  
      Lucas County (474)  
      Williams County (92)  
      Hillsdale County, Michigan (66)  
      Lenawee County, Michigan (157)  
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1 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — 1815 Michigan Meridian Crossing
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
2 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Archbold
Settled in 1834 in the heart of the Black Swamp. Incorporated 1866.Map (db m159644) HM
3 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Archbold
Settled in 1834 in the heart of the Black Swamp incorporated 1866Map (db m188446) HM
4 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Bethany United Brethren Church Bell
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
5 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Bur OakQuercus Macrocarpa
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
6 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Caboose
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
7 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Community Jail
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
8 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Covered Wagon
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
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9 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — David K. Aeschliman MemorialMay 17, 1949 - Jan. 16, 1970
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
10 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — District 16 Schoolhouse
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
11 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — 1-26 — Erie J. Sauder
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
12 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Goll Cemetery
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
13 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Goll Woods100 Acres of Virginia Timber
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
14 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — 5-26 — Goll Woods / Deputy Surveyor James Riley
Goll Woods In 1836, Peter Goll (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 m225382) HM
15 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Lauber Shelter
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
16 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Log School
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
17 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Ohio ChampionShagbark Hickory - Carya Ovata
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
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18 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Peter Stucky's Wagon Shop
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
19 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Saint Peter's Catholic Cemetery Veterans MemorialFor God and Country
In honor and memory of all men and women who served, fought and died in the armed forces of their country, to protect our freedom.Map (db m198502) WM
20 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — 3-26 — The Ohio Art Company
(Side One) 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
21 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — This Hungarian Migrant Worker's Wagon
This Hungarian migrant worker's wagon was built in 1923 near Assumption, Ohio. This wagon was used in the 1920s and 30s. This wagon was a mobile shelter used by sugar beet workers when hoeing. thinning, and topping the sugar beets. . . . Map (db m171966) HM
22 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — This Log House
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
23 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Village Of ArchboldIncorporated 1866
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
24 Ohio, Fulton County, Archbold — Woodcarvers Shop
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
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Feb. 22, 2024