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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Mount Vernon, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Knox 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 Knox County, OH (40) Ashland County, OH (31) Coshocton County, OH (48) Delaware County, OH (76) Holmes County, OH (8) Licking County, OH (75) Morrow County, OH (14) Richland County, OH (31)  KnoxCounty(40) Knox County (40)  AshlandCounty(31) Ashland County (31)  CoshoctonCounty(48) Coshocton County (48)  DelawareCounty(76) Delaware County (76)  HolmesCounty(8) Holmes County (8)  LickingCounty(75) Licking County (75)  MorrowCounty(14) Morrow County (14)  RichlandCounty(31) Richland County (31)
Location of Mount Vernon, Ohio
    Knox County (40)
    Ashland County (31)
    Coshocton County (48)
    Delaware County (76)
    Holmes County (8)
    Licking County (75)
    Morrow County (14)
    Richland County (31)
 
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1Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — Civil War Soldiers Monument
(south face) “Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori” In grateful appreciation of the Patriotism and selfsacrifice of the lamented sons and soldiers of Knox Co. who for their Country and for freedom, laid down their lives in the . . . — Map (db m12727) HM
2Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — OHS 12-42 — Jane Payne, M.D. (1825-1882)
Jane Payne, M.D. (1825-1882). Dr. Jane Payne's family migrated from Bristol, England in 1825. Her father Henry served as an Episcopal priest in Ohio, finally settling in Mount Vernon. Although her sight was impaired and she was challenged by . . . — Map (db m157851) HM
3Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — 4-42 — Johnny Appleseed's Early Landholdings
This is the site of Johnny Appleseed's earliest known recorded landholdings. Appleseed (whose legal name was John Chapman) purchased two parcels from Joseph Walker on September 14, 1809: Mount Vernon town lot 147, upon which you stand, and lot 145, . . . — Map (db m13875) HM
4Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — Knox County Veterans Walk of Honor
. . . — Map (db m12730) HM
5Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — 9-42 — Lakeholm Administration BuildingMount Vernon Nazarene University
Lakeholm was built as the home of Columbus Delano while serving as Secretary of the Interior under President Ulysses S. Grant from 1870 to 1875. Delano (1809-1896) came to Mount Vernon in 1817, attended public schools, studied law, and was admitted . . . — Map (db m13884) HM
6Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — 2-42 — Little Indian Fields
Named for the Native Americans who first dwelled here along both sides of the Kokosing River, the Little Indian Fields is adjacent to the site of the first white settlement of Knox County. Early white inhabitants of this land were Andrew and . . . — Map (db m18747) HM
7Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — 3-42 — Mary Ann Ball“Mother Bickerdyke”
Mary Ann Ball was born in this vicinity in 1817 and began her nursing career at age 20. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, Mary at the age of 45 went to the soldiers' aid. Ignoring rank, protocol, and allegiance, she pursued fearlessly and with . . . — Map (db m12723) HM
8Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — Mount Vernon Veterans Memorial — At the Soldiers Circle —
A Nation that honors it’s Veterans is a nation dedicated to preservation of a freedom won by the sacrifice of life itself. These emblems are appropriately dedicated to the valiant dead of the armed forces who ventured far, . . . — Map (db m94957) WM
9Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — Mt. Vernon
Daniel Decatur Emmett Author of “Dixie” Born and Buried here — Map (db m12729) HM
10Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — 5-42 — Vallandigham's Speech, 1863
Side A: On May 1, 1863, Peace Democratic Party leader Clement L. Vallandigham spoke to 10,000 people from this spot. Vallandigham's party, known by their opponents as "Copperheads," opposed the Civil War as an encroachment on both . . . — Map (db m12726) HM
11Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — Veterans Avenue of FlagsMount Vernon Veterans Memorial
Veterans Avenue of Flags Flying in Memory of: Algire, Dean WWII • Huffman, Howard WWI Algire, Roger Vietnam • Kadey, Kingsley WWII Awwiller, Donald M. WWII • Kepple, John WWII Awwiller, Josephine WWII • Kerr, Wilson E. WWII . . . — Map (db m94953) WM
 
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