“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 Canfield, Ohio

Clickable Map of Mahoning 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> Mahoning County, OH (78) Columbiana County, OH (108) Portage County, OH (35) Stark County, OH (90) Trumbull County, OH (69) Lawrence County, PA (42) Mercer County, PA (96)  MahoningCounty(78) Mahoning County (78)  ColumbianaCounty(108) Columbiana County (108)  PortageCounty(35) Portage County (35)  StarkCounty(90) Stark County (90)  TrumbullCounty(69) Trumbull County (69)  LawrenceCountyPennsylvania(42) Lawrence County (42)  MercerCounty(96) Mercer County (96)
Youngstown is the county seat for Mahoning County
Canfield is in Mahoning County
      Mahoning County (78)  
      Columbiana County (108)  
      Portage County (35)  
      Stark County (90)  
      Trumbull County (69)  
      Lawrence County, Pennsylvania (42)  
      Mercer County, Pennsylvania (96)  
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1 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 47-50 — Camp Stambaugh
The Boy Scouts of America began in 1910, and by 1912, Scouting was established in the Mahoning Valley. Camp Stambaugh opened in July 1919. thanks to a gift from the estate of prominent local industrialist Henry H. Stambaugh (1858-1919). In his . . . Map (db m205306) HM
2 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 28-50 — Canfield Cemetery
(side A) For more than two centuries, this burial ground has been a final resting place for those individuals whose lives represented the community history of Canfield. The earliest existing tombstone marks the death of Huldah Tanner in . . . Map (db m41206) HM
3 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 22-50 — Canfield Christian Church
(side A) The Canfield Christian Church began as a Baptist congregation in 1822 and church met for worship in William Dean's home. The Mahoning Baptist Association Meeting of 1826 was held in David Hayes barn. In 1827, Walter Scott was asked . . . Map (db m41223) HM
4 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 19-50 — Canfield Congregational Church / Canfield United Methodist Church
(side A) Canfield Congregational Church On this site, the Canfield Congregational Church, the first church in Canfield village, was built in 1822. The congregation was organized in 1804 by Joseph Badger and Thomas Robbins, both . . . Map (db m41227) HM
5 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 29-50 — Canfield Fair
Side A: In 1846, the same year that Mahoning County was created, Ohio's General Assembly passed an act "for the encouragement of agriculture." An outgrowth of this legislation led to the founding of the Mahoning County Agricultural Society . . . Map (db m65437) HM
6 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 21-50 — Canfield Green
(side A) Canfield, named for the area's primary landowner Judson Canfield, is one of the earliest examples of a New England town plan in both Ohio and the Western Reserve. It dates to April 20, 1798, when surveyor Nathaniel Church arrived . . . Map (db m41224) HM
7 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 25-50 — Canfield Township Hall
The Canfield Township Hall was erected in 1884. It served as the first public building in which the Canfield citizens could conduct town business, elections, and public meetings. An example of Renaissance Revival or “Italianate” . . . Map (db m41225) HM
8 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 20-50 — Canfield War Vet Museum
The Canfield War Vet Museum was chartered in 1988 by American Legion Post 177 and Ladies Auxiliary to collect and preserve items and history from American wars. The building that houses the museum was built in 1809 by Comfort S. Mygatt, a . . . Map (db m41228) HM
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9 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 23-50 — Canfield WPA Memorial Building
(side A) The Canfield WPA Memorial Building was constructed by the Works Progress Administration, a federal government program instituted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as an effort to aid the United States in its recovery from the . . . Map (db m41229) HM
10 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 30-50 — Dean Hill Cemetery and Disciple Church Site
Side A: In 1827, noted evangelist Walter Scott came to Canfield and visited with a number of area Baptist families living on Palmyra Road and in the vicinity of Dean Hill. A follower of Alexander Campbell, Scott delivered powerful sermons . . . Map (db m65434) HM
11 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 31-50 — Elisha Whittlesey
Side A: On this site stood the home of Elisha and Polly Mygatt Whittlesey and their ten children. Also here was his law office and a records office that was moved in 1965 to Pioneer Village at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Already an attorney in . . . Map (db m65433) HM
12 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 13-50 — Old Mahoning County Courthouse
(side A) Mahoning County was created in 1846 by combining townships from southern Trumbull and northern Columbiana counties. Canfield engaged in competition with several surrounding communities for the new county seat, and its success was . . . Map (db m41232) HM
13 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 5-50 — The Independent Order of Odd FellowsCanfield Lodge Number 155
(side A) The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) traces its origins to mid-18th-century England, where it served as a mutual benefit society for traveling workmen. Odd Fellowship moved to the United States in 1819; the first Ohio lodge . . . Map (db m41230) HM
14 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 24-50 — The Mahoning Dispatch Building
For ninety-one years, The Mahoning Dispatch served Canfield and the surrounding communities, earning the distinction of being the oldest continuously published newspaper owned by a single family in Mahoning County. The first edition of the . . . Map (db m41231) HM
15 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — This Tablet Placed Here in Honor of William H. Kilcawley
Member of the Mahoning County Agricultural Society 1945-1958 Director and Treasurer This stone is a glacial boulder transported by the continental ice sheet and deposited when the ice melted about 1000 feet east of this spot. Since it was . . . Map (db m65435) HM
16 Ohio, Mahoning County, Canfield — 14-50 — Zion Lutheran and Reformed Churchyard
Settlers from Connecticut were the first to come to Canfield Township in the late 1700s, and they were followed by a second wave of immigrants, Swiss-German pioneers who began arriving from Berks and Leigh counties in Pennsylvania in 1804. In 1810, . . . Map (db m65431) HM
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Oct. 4, 2023