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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Leo, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Jackson 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 Jackson County, OH (41) Gallia County, OH (28) Lawrence County, OH (14) Pike County, OH (16) Ross County, OH (56) Scioto County, OH (49) Vinton County, OH (18)  JacksonCounty(41) Jackson County (41)  GalliaCounty(28) Gallia County (28)  LawrenceCounty(14) Lawrence County (14)  PikeCounty(16) Pike County (16)  RossCounty(56) Ross County (56)  SciotoCounty(49) Scioto County (49)  VintonCounty(18) Vinton County (18)
Location of Leo, Ohio
    Jackson County (41)
    Gallia County (28)
    Lawrence County (14)
    Pike County (16)
    Ross County (56)
    Scioto County (49)
    Vinton County (18)
 
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1Ohio (Jackson County), Leo — Leo Petroglyph
On the flat surface of this rock is one of the finest examples of prehistoric Indian petroglyphs or craved writings in Ohio. These figures are carved on an exposed portion of the black Hand Sandstone bedrock which underlies much of east-central . . . Map (db m165764) HM
2Ohio (Jackson County), Leo — Leo Petroglyphs
This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs, or rock carvings, cut into the flat sandstone surface by prehistoric Indians. This group of petroglyphs includes about 40 figures representing animals, humans, and other unidentified images. . . . Map (db m166702) HM
3Ohio (Jackson County), Leo — This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs
This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs, or rock carvings, cut into the flat sandstone surface by the ancestors of American Indians around 1,000 years ago. The symbols engraved here include about 40 figures representing animals, humans . . . Map (db m166704) HM
4Ohio (Jackson County), Leo — We cannot know for certain the meaning of the symbols
We cannot know for certain the meaning of the symbols, but it's possible they tell a story that was important to the ancient people who once lived here. The most iconic image on the panel is the human head with deer antlers and bird's feet, . . . Map (db m166703) HM
5Ohio (Jackson County), Leo — Welcome to Leo Petroglyphs & Natural Preserve
One of the finest examples of ancient petroglyphs in Ohio is engraved on the exposed rock protected by the shelter house. Ancestors of American Indians carved these figures onto this outcrop of the Sharon Sandstone bedrock. This sandstone is . . . Map (db m166701) HM
 
 
 
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Apr. 10, 2021