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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Leo, Ohio
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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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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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|