Matthew Simpson, an eminent Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal church, was born on June 21, 1811, in a log house which then stood on the north corner of Market and Main Streets in Cadiz. Simpson spent most of his youth in Cadiz where he gained a . . . — — Map (db m36232) HM
By producing many men of national prominence, more than any other community of similar size, Cadiz stands as a testament to the value of small town life to America.
Bob Burns, deeply grateful for his small town youth in Van Buren, Arkansas, . . . — — Map (db m36267) HM
William Clarke Gable, stage and motion picture actor, was born at Cadiz, Ohio, on February 1, 1901, in a house that once stood on this site. He was reared in nearby Hopedale. During his film career of 36 years, Gable made 67 talking pictures . . . — — Map (db m36264) HM
Georgetown was usually a quiet place, but as Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt
Morgan and about 500 raiders approached shortly before 4 am on July 25, 1863, it was
alive with activity,
Morgan's advance brought out a body of more than 1,000 . . . — — Map (db m173471) HM
United States of America
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
State of Ohio Harrison County
*Custer, Thomas Ward Lt. Col. Namozine Church, Virginia 1865
*Custer, Thomas Ward Lt. Col. Sailor's Creek, Virginia 1865 . . . — — Map (db m208742) HM
Cornerstone laid May 17, 1894
Building completed October 1895
Restored 1993 through 1998
has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of the Interior — — Map (db m163046) HM
Harrison County Boys
Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice
In The World War 1917-1918
Robert Clayton Bigger - Archer
Ross Boor - Monroe
Harry Busby - Rumley
Clayton M. Dickerson - Athens
Elliott Dickerson - Moorefield
George N. . . . — — Map (db m209978) WM
Built 1862 by Henry S. McFadden as a residence and store, George W. Bryan contractor. Purchased from the McFadden family in 1917 by J. Lyle Clark, undertaker, who remodeled the building that year as a funeral home, furniture store, and apartment . . . — — Map (db m209990) HM
"Fleet" Walker played professional baseball for the Toledo Blue Stockings. In 1884 his team joined the American Association, making him the first African American to play Major League Baseball.
Walker ran an opera house and movie theater in . . . — — Map (db m209988) HM
Built 1824 by John Olmstead, Cadiz brickmaker.
Later home of Civil War General Thomas M. Vincent.
Longest home of the Bullock Family.
Headquarters of the Harrison County Historical Society since 1985. — — Map (db m209989) HM