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

Clickable Map of Portage 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> Portage County, OH (35) Cuyahoga County, OH (294) Geauga County, OH (40) Mahoning County, OH (78) Stark County, OH (90) Summit County, OH (181) Trumbull County, OH (69)  PortageCounty(35) Portage County (35)  CuyahogaCounty(294) Cuyahoga County (294)  GeaugaCounty(40) Geauga County (40)  MahoningCounty(78) Mahoning County (78)  StarkCounty(90) Stark County (90)  SummitCounty(181) Summit County (181)  TrumbullCounty(69) Trumbull County (69)
Ravenna is the county seat for Portage County
Aurora is in Portage County
      Portage County (35)  
      Cuyahoga County (294)  
      Geauga County (40)  
      Mahoning County (78)  
      Stark County (90)  
      Summit County (181)  
      Trumbull County (69)  
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1 Ohio, Portage County, Aurora — 15-67 — Ebenezer Sheldon
Side A Ebenezer Sheldon (1754-1825) was born in Suffield, Connecticut. On April 19, 1775, he answered the “Lexington Alarm,” fought in the Revolution, and, in 1789, was appointed a captain in Connecticut’s militia. Following the . . . Map (db m122089) HM
2 Ohio, Portage County, Aurora — 16-67 — Geauga Lake
Geauga Lake, a scenic destination for visitors to northeast Ohio, was initially named “Giles Pond” after settler Sullivan Giles (1809-1880). In 1856, the predecessor of the Erie Railroad stopped at “Pond Station,” spurring the area’s growth. In . . . Map (db m122096) HM
3 Ohio, Portage County, Aurora — In Memory of Those
In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice that we might live in peace Edward Robert Eichler Willie John Eldridge Merle Fisher Ralph E. Hurd, Jr. Albert R. Korecky John Francis Lyons Donald F. Marvin John Guy Shaw Fred R. . . . Map (db m122090) WM
4 Ohio, Portage County, Aurora — 1-67 — Silver Creek Cheese Factory
The Silver Creek Cheese Factory was located in the heart of the tri-county area known during the 19th century as "Cheesedome". This part of the Western Reserve was best known for the cheese it shipped internationally. The factory contributed to the . . . Map (db m122087) HM
5 Ohio, Portage County, Aurora — 3-66 — The Chillicothe Turnpike
The Chillicothe Turnpike stimulated the growth of Aurora Center, Aurora's first commercial area. Established in 1802 by Benjamin Tappan, the road also precipitated the development of Kirtland, Chester, Russell and Bainbridge, provided access to . . . Map (db m172669) HM
6 Ohio, Portage County, Aurora — 12-67 — The Church In Aurora
Side A Aurora's first church was established on December 31, 1809 under the guidance of the Connecticut Missionary Society. The congregation called the Rev. John Seward of Granby, Massachusetts to be the first minister in 1812. Built on . . . Map (db m122091) HM
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Apr. 14, 2024