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Historical Markers in Gambier, Ohio
Gambier is in Knox County
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|This 0-6-0 switcher locomotive and tender were built by the American Locomotive Company (Alco) of Schenectady, N.Y., for the Alabama State Docks Commission in November 1940. Road number 63 was used to switch cargo at the docks in Mobile, Ala. This . . . — — Map (db m13872) HM|
|The humble caboose was a fixture on the end of freight trains for more than a century. It has been called by many slang names including crummy, shack, shanty and cabin car. A caboose provided a sheltered vantage point from which trainmen could watch . . . — — Map (db m13874) HM|
|The stone masons brought from England by
Bishop Chase to construct the early buildings at
Kenyon College settled in this area. In the
1850’s with the help of Episcopal Bishop
Gregory T. Bedell, they and other families in
the community built . . . — — Map (db m94916) HM|
|Born in Ashland County in 1819, Lorin Andrews studied at Kenyon College (1838-41) and achieved renown as an Ohio school superintendent and advocate for public elementary and secondary education. As Kenyon's president beginning in 1854, the . . . — — Map (db m95128) HM|
|Whoever passes through this gateway should remember David Bates Douglass
A gallant soldier and officer in the War of 1812
A civil engineer of distinction
A teacher of wide experience
who in the years 1841-1844 while president of . . . — — Map (db m13869) HM|
|This glacial boulder from the Bates Homestead in Columbus, Ohio was given to Kenyon College in 1953 by Fanny Platt Bates Little in memory of her brother Edward Bates son of Judge James Lawrence Bates and grandson of the honorable Alfred . . . — — Map (db m13871) HM|
|In 1823, Ohio Episcopal Bishop Philander Chase purchased 8,000 acres of what he called the “beauty spot” of Knox County. Here, he founded Kenyon College, the first men's college west of the Allegheny Mountains, and the second oldest . . . — — Map (db m13873) HM|
|In grateful memory of
George Wharton Marriott of London
One of the earliest and most devoted of the English friends of Kenyon College.
Through him Bishop Chase knew Lord Kenyon, Doctor Gaskin and Lady Rosse.
In his honor these . . . — — Map (db m13868) HM|
In 1938 the president of Kenyon College, Gordon Keith Chalmers, brought one of the nation's most distinguished poets and critics, John Crowe Ransom, to the Gambier Hill. Chalmers brought Ransom to Kenyon College to create a distinguished . . . — — Map (db m13866) HM|
|The state's oldest private institution of higher education, Kenyon College was founded in 1824 in Worthington by Philander Chase, first Episcopal bishop of Ohio, and relocated to Gambier four years later. Both college and village are named for . . . — — Map (db m13867) HM|
|Along with abundant wildlife and tranquil beauty, the banks of State Scenic Kokosing River
reveal stories of our past.
A River Sentinel: the Sycamore Tree
Sycamore trees are fixtures along rivers. Their noble white branches
extend from . . . — — Map (db m166944) HM|
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