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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Georgesville, Ohio
Location of Georgesville, Ohio
▶ Franklin County (389) ▶ Delaware County (76) ▶ Fairfield County (68) ▶ Licking County (75) ▶ Madison County (24) ▶ Pickaway County (32) ▶ Union County (60)
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|Before you is evidence of Ohio's glacial history. Thousands of years ago, glaciers covered northern and central Ohio. As the glaciers retreated, the melting ice created rivers and streams which, in turn, carved valleys and exposed land surfaces.
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Before you is evidence of Ohio's glacial history. Thousands of years ago, glaciers covered northern and central Ohio. As the glaciers retreated, the melting ice created rivers and streams which, in turn, carved valleys and exposed land surfaces. . . . — — Map (db m141438) HM|
The Big and Little Darby Creeks are important waterways to all who inhabited their banks and nearby land, past and present. In 1805, a grist mill was erected by Samuel Dyer to grind grains into flour for local farmers. This mill was powered by . . . — — Map (db m141418) HM|
|Recognized for their biodiversity and high quality aquatic habitat, Big Darby Creek and Little Darby Creek were designated as state and national scenic rivers. These riparian ecosystems provide modern recreational opportunities while allowing a . . . — — Map (db m12514) HM|
The Wyandot Indians in this area called this creek "Ollentangy" meaning "River of Red Face Paint;" but surveyors renamed it Big Darby Creek in the late 1700s. According to legend, they named it for an Indian chief who lived near the mouth of this . . . — — Map (db m141488) HM|
Glaciers reshaped the landscape of Ohio, filling in the valleys, wearing down hills, and turning rock to dust. The glacier did not extend over all of Ohio, but did it cover Franklin County?
Consider these clues.
• Glacial till is the . . . — — Map (db m141499) HM|
Self-educated golfer Jack Kidwell grew up in central Ohio. From 1937 until 1971, he owned and operated the Beacon Light Golf Course, where he started as a caddie. In 1943, he married Geraldine "Jerry" Kidwell, his wife of 57 . . . — — Map (db m12524) HM|
More than 400 million years ago, a warm, shallow sea covered Ohio. Sand, rocks, silt, mud and minerals, collectively called sediments, made up the seafloor. Sea life including small, shelled animals lived in the water. As the shelled animals died . . . — — Map (db m141396) HM|
How did Big Darby Creek get here? Why is the land all around the Darby Watershed so flat? Why are there so many different rocks in the creek? One word...glaciers!
At least four times in the last two million years large continental glaciers . . . — — Map (db m141406) HM|
On this terrace bench overlooking Big Darby Creek, people of the Fort Ancient Culture constructed a large circular village with a central plaza and constructed a low earthen mound on the plaza's edge to commemorate the burial location of . . . — — Map (db m141375) HM|