“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Harrod, Ohio

Clickable Map of Allen 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> Allen County, OH (148) Auglaize County, OH (94) Hancock County, OH (76) Hardin County, OH (57) Putnam County, OH (62) Van Wert County, OH (69)  AllenCounty(148) Allen County (148)  AuglaizeCounty(94) Auglaize County (94)  HancockCounty(76) Hancock County (76)  HardinCounty(57) Hardin County (57)  PutnamCounty(62) Putnam County (62)  VanWertCounty(69) Van Wert County (69)
Lima is the county seat for Allen County
Harrod is in Allen County
      Allen County (148)  
      Auglaize County (94)  
      Hancock County (76)  
      Hardin County (57)  
      Putnam County (62)  
      Van Wert County (69)  
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1Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — 155 MM Howitzer
The M114A1 and M114A2 Towed Howitzer was designed to provide direct support for the Army's infantry. The M114 was produced in the 1940's and 1950's. Its minimum range is 2700 meters and the maximum range is 14,700 meters. The rate of fire is four . . . Map (db m196246) HM
2Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — 1905 Shay EngineSerial No. 1568
Built at the Lima Locomotive Works Lima, Ohio for Tioga Lumber Company Nicholas County, West Virginia Purchased by the Auglaize Township Historical Society in 1996Map (db m29730) HM
3Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — American Revolution
1775 - 1783 Est 395,000 Served 4,435 Died in Service 6,188 WoundedMap (db m196236) HM WM
4Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — Civil War
1861-1865 Est. 3,713,363 served 498,332 died in service 500,175 wounded Bowersock Brothers Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6772 Spencerville, OhioMap (db m196234) WM
5Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — Harrod
Established 1890. Home of the 1905 Shay Engine.Map (db m196225) HM
6Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — Harrod
Established 1890. Home of the 1905 Shay Engine.Map (db m196227) HM
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7Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — Harrod Veterans Memorial ParkThe Price of Freedom
[Front] Dedicated to the memory of all veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States of America, who unselfishly served their country in time of peace or war. It is because of this effort that we enjoy the freedom that is ours . . . Map (db m29732) HM
8Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — M-60 A3 Tank
The M-60 Battle Tank entered service in 1960. it weighs 55 tons and carries a crew of four. It is armed with a 105 mm main gun, capable of fording 48" of water, and reaching a speed of 30 m.p.h. Chrysler (later General Dynamics) produced . . . Map (db m196281) HM
9Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — POW★MIAYou are not forgotten
The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war no matter how justified hall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation . . . Map (db m196299) WM
10Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — Remember Pearl HarborDecember 7. 1941 — "A date that will live in infamy" —
Sunday, December 7, 1941, "A date that will live in infamy” without warning, at 7:55 a.m.. approximately 355 aircraft from the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked the American military installations and the naval base at Pearl Harbor on the . . . Map (db m196290) HM WM
11Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — U.S. Army Helicopter UH-1HTail Number 65 03587
The UH-1 helicopier symbolized the war in Vietnam. Just the sound of a Huey will cause any Vietnam Veteran to look skyward and think back in time. The frst production model Huey was put into service in 1859 and was built by Bell . . . Map (db m196274) HM
12Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — UH-1 Helicopter
The UH-1 "Huey” helicopter 1s commonly referred to as the workhorse of the Vietnam War. It was responsible for life-saving medical evacuation, troop and cargo movement, and when equipped as a gunship, could offer very close and intense fire . . . Map (db m196277) HM WM
13Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — USS Frank E. Evans DD754
To the memory of all sailors who served aboard the destroyer USS Frank E. Evans DD754 May we never forget the ship the crews who proudly sailed her and those who paid the ultimate price while serving their country Some Gave All . . . Map (db m196228) WM
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14Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — USS Texas (CGN 39)
(logo of ship) USS Texas (CGN 39) The USS Texas (CGN 39) was built by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drtdock Company and was commissioned September 10, 1977 The ship had an overall length of 585’ with an extreme beam of 63’. A crew of 575 . . . Map (db m94569) WM
15Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — Workman's Crew Caboose
This caboose spent most of its working years in Lima and northwest Ohio and was renovated by the Auglaize Township Historical Society in 1994Map (db m29723) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022