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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Elyria, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Lorain County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lorain County, OH (72) Ashland County, OH (39) Cuyahoga County, OH (278) Erie County, OH (132) Huron County, OH (90) Medina County, OH (44)  LorainCounty(72) Lorain County (72)  AshlandCounty(39) Ashland County (39)  CuyahogaCounty(278) Cuyahoga County (278)  ErieCounty(132) Erie County (132)  HuronCounty(90) Huron County (90)  MedinaCounty(44) Medina County (44)
Elyria is the county seat for Lorain County
Elyria is in Lorain County
      Lorain County (72)  
ADJACENT TO LORAIN COUNTY
      Ashland County (39)  
      Cuyahoga County (278)  
      Erie County (132)  
      Huron County (90)  
      Medina County (44)  
 
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1Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — About The Ely Square Bicentennial Fountain
For 200 years and counting, Elyrians have been proud to call Ely Square the city's central gathering place. Donated by the city's founder Heman Ely, the square has long featured a series of fountains. Each unique to the generations they've . . . Map (db m202679) HM
2Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — Becker-Haynes Building
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m202688) HM
3Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — 1-47 — Birthplace of Easter Seal Society
The nation-wide Easter Seal movement, the first major voluntary effort to provide treatment for the crippled, was founded on this site with the organization of the Ohio Society for Crippled Children by Edgar F. (Daddy) Allen, April 22, 1919.Map (db m158975) HM
4Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — 30-47 — Edgar F. “Daddy” Allen
Elyria businessman Edgar “Daddy” Allen (1862–1937), founder of Easter Seals, is buried in this cemetery with his wife Blanche and son Homer. In 1907 Allen lost his son because of an interurban train crash. The lack of adequate . . . Map (db m158976) HM
5Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — Elyria Korean War Memorial1050-1953
In memory of all the men and women who served their country with dedication and bravery during the Korean War.Map (db m202562) WM
6Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — Elyria Vietnam Conflict Memorial1965-1974
In memory of all the men and women who served their country with dedication and bravery during the Vietnam Conflict.Map (db m202563) WM
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7Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — Elyria War Memorial
War of Independence/Liberty 1775-1783 250,000 served 25,324 deaths 6,188 wounded War of 1812/God 1812-1815 286,730 served 2,260 deaths 4,505 wounded Indian Wars/Service 1812-1898 106,000 served 6,125 . . . Map (db m136421) WM
8Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — First United Methodist Church
This propert is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m202686) HM
9Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — In Memoriam[World War I Memorial]
This monument dedicated to the memory of members of the United States Armed Force from Elyria, Ohio who gave their lives in World War 1.Map (db m202678) WM
10Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — 3-47 — King Solomon Lodge No. 56Free and Accepted Masons
King Solomon Lodge, the first Masonic Lodge in Lorain County, was chartered on December ll, 1821, with Heman Ely as Worshipful Master. Ely (1775-1852), a prominent land developer, founded the City of Elyria in 1817, and built the first grist . . . Map (db m144070) HM
11Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — 18-47 — Lorain County Community College
Lorain County Community College opened its Abbe Road facilities on October 3, 1966, making it the first community college in Ohio with a permanent campus. At the time, three buildings had been completed on the 250-acre site— Engineering . . . Map (db m158978) HM
12Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — 16-47 — Monteith Hall
Monteith Hall was built in 1835 as the residence of Reverence John Monteith (1788–1868) and family. Before coming to Elyria as the first superintendent of the new high school, Rev. Monteith was an educator and minister in Detroit, Michigan. He . . . Map (db m143985) HM
13Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — Patriotic Sacrifice Forever RememberedWorld War II — 1941 - 1945 —
Dedicated to the noble deeds of the men and women of this county who served their country and gave their lives in time of strife and to the lasting memory of their sacrifice.Map (db m202684) WM
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14Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — Saint Andrews Episcopal Church
This propert is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior St. Andrew's Episcopal Church 1872Map (db m202685) HM
15Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — Saint Mary's Church
This propert has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m202687) HM
16Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — Soldier’s Monument
1861 – 1865 Elyria to her heroes who fought and her martyrs who fell that the Republic might live Fredericksburg Gettysburg VicksburgMap (db m136369) WM
17Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — The Founding of Elyria
Elyria’s founding party left West Springfield, Massachusetts on February 20, 1817. Heman Ely brought his personal staff of Miss Anna Snow and an African American youth named Ned. They were accompanied by Ebenezer Lane, an Ely relative; Luther . . . Map (db m143834) HM
18Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — 29-47 — Tragedy at 5th Street and Middle Avenue
On Memorial Day in 1907, interurban car 123 crashed into the rear of interurban car 129 at the intersection of 5th Street and Middle Avenue. Eight passengers died including Homer Allen, son of Elyria businessman Edgar F. Allen. Inadequate . . . Map (db m144078) HM
19Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — U.S.S. Maine
In Memoriam U.S.S. Main Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS MaineMap (db m202561) WM
20Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — United Spanish War Veterans Memorial
United Spanish War Veterans Department of Ohio Memorial Major Woodworth Camp No. 62 and Ladies Auxiliary No. 23 1898 - 1902Map (db m202677) WM
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21Ohio (Lorain County), Elyria — United States Post Office
This propert is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior United States Post Office 1915Map (db m202689) HM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022