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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ashtabula, Ohio

Clickable Map of Ashtabula 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> Ashtabula County, OH (93) Geauga County, OH (38) Lake County, OH (53) Trumbull County, OH (69) Crawford County, PA (140) Erie County, PA (214)  AshtabulaCounty(93) Ashtabula County (93)  GeaugaCounty(38) Geauga County (38)  LakeCounty(53) Lake County (53)  TrumbullCounty(69) Trumbull County (69)  CrawfordCountyPennsylvania(140) Crawford County (140)  ErieCounty(214) Erie County (214)
Jefferson is the county seat for Ashtabula County
Ashtabula is in Ashtabula County
      Ashtabula County (93)  
      Geauga County (38)  
      Lake County (53)  
      Trumbull County (69)  
      Crawford County, Pennsylvania (140)  
      Erie County, Pennsylvania (214)  
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1Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1001 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Shaffner-Knox Drugs, built for Doxsie Dairy Company 1935-1952 Doxsie Dairy Company 1957-1970 Commercial Testing and Engineering CompanyMap (db m132361) HM
2Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1003 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
. . . Map (db m132360) HM
3Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1005 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Built in 1889 by A.J. Beckwith 1889-1908 A.J. Beckwith Dry Goods 1912-1927 Globe Clothiers 1930 Turner's Drug Store 1934-1940 The Great A & P Tea Company 1941-1945 England . . . Map (db m132359) HM
4Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1006 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Burrill Block The location of Edward H. Burrill Meat Market, the Burrill Block was built in 1900 1896-1921 Burrill's Meat Market 1926 Ragnvald Wary Billiards 1941-1953 Corner Restaurant . . . Map (db m132362) HM
5Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1009 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Built in 1889 by John & Oliver Topky 1889-1950 Topky Brothers Hardware & Ship Chandler 1951-1978 The Topky Hardware Company 1979-1995 Topky-Cook's Hardware CompanyMap (db m132356) HM
6Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1010 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Edward H. Burrill Meat Market, the Burrill Block was built in 1900 1900-1908 H. Bieder Company, confectioner, ice cream, cigars, news dealer 1909-1962 Christiansen Confectionery Store Upstairs . . . Map (db m132364) HM
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7Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1012 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Cooper Butcher Shop, the Kunkle Block was built in 1900 1907-1918 F. J. Kempel Jeweler 1921 Century Club 1926-1931 Marine Sanitary Barber Shop Wilfred Beauty Parlor 1944-1971 . . . Map (db m132295) HM
8Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1016 — Upstairs — Historic Ashtabula Harbor —
1912 Charles V. Beckman, foreign exchange 1926 Seamen's Union Hall 1930 Club RoomsMap (db m132319) HM
9Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1017 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Built in 1889 by John & Oliver Topky 1895-1897 Mills and Burton Drugs 1898-1914 H.T. & L.T. Carlisle Department Store 1914-1927 George S. Eddy Department Store 1929-1931 John Dellerba, . . . Map (db m132355) HM
10Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1018 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Cooper Butcher Shop, the Kunkle Block was built in 1900 1907 Sperra Cafι 1912 Charlie Patchin's Restaurant 1921 Reuben Russack Clothing 1926 Elite Tonsorial Parlor . . . Map (db m132321) HM
11Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1020 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of the Herrick Hotel, built in 1916 for Peter J. Kapsanis 1916-1961 Harbor Sugar Bowl 1967-1971 West Fifth Club TavernMap (db m132322) HM
12Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1022 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of the Herrick Hotel, the Petros Block was built in 1916 1916-1931 Frank Petros Confectionery 1934-1945 Petros Brothers Men's Furnishings 1946-1972 Paul's Bar & Restaurant 1973-1997 . . . Map (db m132323) HM
13Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1023 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1896-1899 H.D. Cook Boots and Shoes 1907-1911 Globe Clothiers 1918 Michael Molnar, bowling 1921 Angelo & Harry, billiards 1926-1930 Marine Pool Room 1946-1948 Marine . . . Map (db m132353) HM
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14Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1024 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of the Herrick Hotel, the Petros Block was built in 1916 1916-1960 Benjamin's Barber Shop 1977-1980 Harbor Sales Notions Store 1988-1997 Leeward Lounge Expansion Upstairs 1916-1960 . . . Map (db m132324) HM
15Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1025 — Upstairs — Historic Ashtabula Harbor —
1895-1912 I.H. Pardee, physician J. Millard Chamberlain, attorney Joseph J. Downey, insurance & real estate Sullivan & Kullane, dressmakers Mrs. Virginia T. Morell, dressmakerMap (db m132351) HM
16Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1025 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1895 M. Flynn, boots, shoes & mens furnishings 1896 J.J. Hock. millinery 1907 W.H. Burton, druggist 1912 Ivan Worth, druggist & bookseller 1918-1927 E.V. Bloom Jewelwer . . . Map (db m132352) HM
17Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1028 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Ducro Block Built in 1901 by John Ducro 1901-1912 John Ducro's Son's Furniture, Undertaker & Ambulance Service 1915-1921 Harbor Post Office 1926 Frank Weiss Billiards United Cigar Store 1931 . . . Map (db m132325) HM
18Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1029 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1889-1899 Margaret Shanahan, billiards & saloon Dennis Shanahan, cigars & tobacco 1907-1912 Ed Kennedy Saloon Kennedy Hotel upstairs 1918 R.J. Wang 1930 Michael Moinar Pool Room . . . Map (db m132350) HM
19Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1032 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Ducro Block Built in 1901 by John Ducro 1901-1912 John Ducro's Sons Furniture, Undertaker & Ambulance Service 1915-1935 Max Karpel Clothing 1936-1956 Mollie Karpel Mens Clothing 1957-1965 . . . Map (db m132326) HM
20Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1034 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1895-1898 Diamond Palace Restaurant 1912 John Goggins Cigars & Tobacco 1918 William J. Goggins Restaurant 1926 The Famous Lunch 1931 Mero's Restaurant 1950-1952 . . . Map (db m132327) HM
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21Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1035 — Formerly 1037 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor —
1895-1899 Thomas Perry, grocer 1907-1908 C.S. Baldwin, jeweler 1912 J.G. Turner, druggist 1918 C. Frank Neil, druggist 1921 J.G. McClintock Drug Store 1926 Harbor Pool . . . Map (db m132347) HM
22Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1035 — Formerly 1033 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor —
1895 Wood & Parks Dry Goods H.D. Cook, billiards & saloon 1896-1899 Goggin & Company, retail liquor 1907 Goerge Burnett, mens furnishings 1912 Mitchell Hardware Company 1912-1921 . . . Map (db m132348) HM
23Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1036 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1895-1898 Diamond Palace Restaurant 1907 George H. Smith Cafι 1912 Frederick C. Jenkins, barber 1921 M. S. Cratsley, barber 1926-1934 Henry Kohus, barber 1937 Anthony . . . Map (db m132333) HM
24Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1038 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Gregory, Burwell & Company, furniture & undertakers, built in 1912 by Harbor Building & Loan Co. 1912-1952 Harbor Building and Loan Company 1912-1926 Gregory-askew & Company Undertakers Adams Express . . . Map (db m132334) HM
25Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1104 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1889-1929 Thomas J. Rennick Meats, also pure Lake Erie ice 1930-1960 Rennick's Meat Market 1961-1962 The Miller-Anderson Company Meat MarketMap (db m132335) HM
26Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1105 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Built in 1910 by M.A. Hanna 1910-1929 Marine National Bank 1931-1952 Marine Savings Bank Co. Office of the City Treasurer 1953-1962 Farmer's National Bank & Trust 1964-1986 Board of . . . Map (db m132345) HM
27Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1116 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1898 W.L. Irish, commission merchant 1918 Holland and Condon Prosperity Store 1921-1934 Bernardo Shoe Repair 1951-1961 I and W Supply Company 1964 Electromation Inc. 1969 . . . Map (db m132336) HM
28Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1119 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1896-1897 Wood & Parks Dry Goods 1898-1907 Henry Carlisle Dry Goods 1912 Gluck Department Store 1921 John Dellerba, pool 1926-1931 John Martin, billiards Mrs. Antoinette Martin, . . . Map (db m132344) HM
29Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1123 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
. . . Map (db m132342) HM
30Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1127 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
The location of Squires Livery & Feed, built c. 1925 1926-1931 City Savings & Loan Company John E. Glantz, attorney 1937-1945 John E. Salo, barber 1953-1962 Marine CafeMap (db m132340) HM
31Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1135 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
. . . Map (db m132339) HM
32Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 1147 — Historic Ashtabula Harbor
1893-1896 Scandinavian House Saloon, Johnannes Gudmunson 1907-1912 O. Benson Saloon, confectioner 1918 Guy Dominico, barber 1926 Marine Electrical Supply 1931 Wayne r. Sironen, auto . . . Map (db m132338) HM
33Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial
U.S. Maritime Service Trained 268,000 Officers and Crewmen for the Wartime Fleet 604 Men and Women taken prisoner 60 Died in Prison Camps 142 Merchant Marine Academy Cadets were lost in action Dedicated to the men and . . . Map (db m132375) WM
34Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 12-4 — Ashtabula Harbor Commercial District
Side A When the Pittsburgh, Youngstown and Ashtabula Railroad was finished in 1873, Ashtabula's harbor became a direct route to ship iron ore to the booming steel mills of Youngstown and Pittsburgh. On the west side of the Ashtabula River, . . . Map (db m121521) HM
35Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 10-4 — Ashtabula Train Disaster — December 29, 1876
Near this site, an iron truss bridge collapsed into the Ashtabula River during a blizzard, plunging a passenger train with 160 on board into the gulf below. Nearly 100 people were killed in this, one of the worst train disasters in American history. . . . Map (db m121524) HM
36Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — Bascule Lift Bridge
The "Bascule" Lift Brdige, a medieval term for draw bridge, works on the same counterweight system that raised and lowered drawbridges over moats that surrounded fortresses in the 15th and 16th centuries. In 1850, a pontoon bridge had been . . . Map (db m132369) HM
37Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — Civil War Memorial
Erected in Memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War, their mothers and wives, by James Lewis Smith.Map (db m132290) WM
38Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — Henry Kalinowski
Henry Kalinowski Pvt US Marine Corps World War II 1920 - 1941 Killed in Action USS Arizona Map (db m132291) WM
39Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 14-4 — Hotel Ashtabula
Side A The Hotel Ashtabula was built in 1920 during an economic boom that lasted most of that decade. Architecturally, it represents a combination of Second Renaissance Revival and Georgian Revival styles. The H.L. Stevens and Company of . . . Map (db m121527) HM
40Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — Lance Corporal Kevin M. Cornelius, USMC
In Memoriam Lance Corporal Kevin M. Cornelius, USMC "...First to fight for right and freedom And to keep our honor clean We are proud to claim the . . . Map (db m132286) WM
41Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — Mother of Sorrows Church
Mother of Sorrows Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m132294) HM
42Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — Point Park
Where you are standing on this high bluff, overlooking the entrance to Ashtabula Harbor is referred to as Point Park. For almost two centuries, people have traveled here to observe the business activity of Ashtabula Harbor. This vantage point of the . . . Map (db m132374) HM
43Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — Ship Air Funnel
Restoration of the Air Funnel made possible through a donation by Robert (Bob) Halman in Memory of his wife, Sara Halman. A ship's air funnel is used to send cool air from the ships upper deck to the lower levels of the ship. It can be . . . Map (db m132377) HM
44Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — The Ashtabula River — From Shipping Mecca to Contaminated Waterway to Revitalized Harbor
More than 400 years ago, the Iroquois and Algonquin Native American tribes settled in the Ashtabula River basin, and named the river "Hash-tah-buh-lah"—"river of many fish." The Ashtabula River became a shipping hub over the following . . . Map (db m132365) HM
45Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — The Giant Hulett
This Operator Station, "Bucket", and about 1/3 of the "Arm" were saved from one of the Ashtabula Huletts. Acquiring this was the idea of Joseph L. Rose. It was donated by the A & B Dock Company to the Maritime Museum. Only "18 foot" of the original . . . Map (db m132366) HM
46Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — 5-4 — The Hubbard House
Built in the 1840s by William and Catharine Hubbard and known as "Mother Hubbard's Cupboard" or "The Great Emporium" by fugitive slaves, the Hubbard House was an important terminus on the fabled Underground Railroad in the years before the Civil . . . Map (db m121522) HM
47Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — The Run Away Lake Erie Buoy
In the summer of 2006, a "run away buoy" on Lake Erie washed up onto Walnut Beach in Ashtabula not far from our museum. Our Historian Ron McKinley received a call from city employee, Tony Tulino asking, "How would the museum like a buoy?" . . . Map (db m132376) HM
48Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — This Veterans Memorial
This Veterans Memorial honors all men and women of the United States who served their country Dedicated to Those Who Served in W.W. I 1917 - 1918 Served — 4,734,991 men — 21,480 women Wounded — . . . Map (db m132288) WM
49Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — Veterans Memorial
To honor men and women of Ashtabula who served in the Armed ForcesMap (db m132289) WM
50Ohio (Ashtabula County), Ashtabula — World War II Memorial
In loving tribute to those who served in World War II. We the citizens of Ashtabula have gratefully planted our dogwood trees. Map (db m132285) WM
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Sep. 25, 2022