Described as a Columbus "institution" when he died in 1969, Emerson C. Burkhart was born on a farm in Union Township, Putnam County in 1905. The son of Albert and Nora Burkhart, Emerson graduated from Kalida High School in 1924 and . . . — — Map (db m28597) HM
Side A: First Putnam County Government Seat
February 19, 1829, an appointed Ohio Legislative Commission granted 160 acres of the southwest quarter of Section 5, Town 1 south, range 6 east for a government seat to Commissioners Thomas Gray, . . . — — Map (db m29937) HM
In 2013, Oscar Velasquez, Putnam County native and well known national artist, was commissioned to paint this mural. Pioneer Days, Ohio's oldest festival, dates back to the establishment of the Putnam County Pioneer Association in 1873. History . . . — — Map (db m188570) HM
Mark was an active member of the Kalida Community, St. Michael Catholic Church and founding member of the Kalida Area Chamber of Commerce.
Two of Mark's passions were the beautification of the Kalida Community and maintaining its history. . . . — — Map (db m188569) HM