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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Newark
Newark, Ohio and Vicinity
▶ Licking County (74) ▶ Coshocton County (45) ▶ Delaware County (74) ▶ Fairfield County (66) ▶ Franklin County (386) ▶ Knox County (33) ▶ Muskingum County (63) ▶ Perry County (24)
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| This "Double Arrow" Wrought Iron Fence was installed around the home of Judge Jerome Buckingham at 70 North Third Street in about 1835.
It was generously given by Dennis Crowley, a retired Newark fireman, to J. Gilbert Reese and James W. Pyle . . . — — Map (db m97314) HM|
|The A.H. Heisey & Co. produced high quality, hand-wrought glass in Newark, Ohio beginning in 1896. Glass originally produced by pressing was intended to simulate cut glass making elegant glass affordable to more families. Heisey was an innovator in . . . — — Map (db m12561) HM|
|United States of America
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
State of Ohio, Licking County
Hanna, Milton Sergeant Tennessee 1863
Inscho, Leonidas H. 1st Lt Maryland 1862 . . . — — Map (db m12876) HM|
|During the 1830s, the Ohio & Erie Canal was built through Newark. The Lockmaster's House was home to the lockmaster of Lock #9. In 1852, the first railroad locomotive steamed into Newark, signaling the beginning of the end for the canal. By 1871, . . . — — Map (db m12582) HM|
| The Great Circle Earthworks [,] one remnant of the largest complex of geometric earthen enclosures ever built. The Newark Earthworks, situated on a high terrace between the South Fork of the Licking River and Raccoon Creek, once covered more . . . — — Map (db m155729) HM|
|On July 8, 1910 Deputy Marshal Carl Etherington was killed
for enforcing the County Option Law, which prohibited the
sale of alcohol in Licking County. The County Option Law
was a result of the Rose Law of 1908 and a precursor to
the National . . . — — Map (db m117887) HM|
|Considered the youngest ever to serve, Clem ran away from home at the age of 9 yrs. and 10 mos. to join the Union Army. At Snodgrass Hill, as a drummer boy in Co. “C” 22nd Michigan Volunteer Infantry, he won the sobriquet "The Drummer . . . — — Map (db m12579) HM|
|As a private in the infantry of the 1st United States Regiment, and during the years 1805 to 1807, John Sparks (1758-1846) acted as guide, scout, and hunter for the two expeditions of Zebulon Pike, which helped to open up largely unknown areas in . . . — — Map (db m12875) HM|
|July 8, 1910 was a dark day in local history. Carl Etherington, a detective with the Anti-Saloon League of Ohio, had come to Newark to raid saloons and speakeasies for illegal alcohol. Etherington shot local saloon owner William Howard in . . . — — Map (db m117853) HM|
|Tuberculosis, or TB, is a contagious disease that
was responsible for the deaths of one out of every
seven people in the U.S. in the early 20th century.
The Licking County Tuberculosis Sanatorium,
known as the TB San, was constructed in . . . — — Map (db m142456) HM|
The present house was built in 1869 by Dixon Brown, a Somerset, Ohio merchant, as a wedding present for his daughter, Ella Brown McCune.
The second owner, Melville O. Baker, occupied the house from 1879-1893, when Mr. Baker moved to . . . — — Map (db m97336) HM|
|A Wonder of the World
These walls were once the center of an ancient civilization. The Octagon Earthworks, like a modern cathedral or county fairgrounds, were a focal point for the social and religious activities of the Hopewell people about . . . — — Map (db m17487) HM|
|On this site in 1894, the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building was erected to honor those from Licking County who died in the Civil War. The original building facade was destroyed by fire in 1968. The building also housed the Auditorium Theater, . . . — — Map (db m97335) HM|
|County Commissioner 1969-1996
Dedicated November 16, 1996 — — Map (db m12879) HM|
|Newark's first hospital opened on this site in January 1898. In 1906, the building was moved to 22 Wyoming and attached to an existing structure, creating a 22-bed hospital. In December 1914, a new hospital opened at the corners of Everett and Buena . . . — — Map (db m12874) HM|
|The Park National Bank dedicates this building to
John W. Alford
His leadership, judgement, dedication and integrity have been of inestimable value to this bank and this community for 50 years — — Map (db m12512) HM|
The Newark Earthworks is truly one of the most magnificent prehistoric Indian sites in the eastern United States. Covering an area two miles square, it once was the largest earthworks complex in Ohio. The main components of the site are the large . . . — — Map (db m155655) HM|
|The form of this mound is unique among all the known Hopewellian mounds. Some 19th century archaeologists thought that the builders had planned to extend a set of parallel walls from the circle, bu thene changed their minds and blocked off the stubs . . . — — Map (db m18101) HM|
|Dedicated as a lasting tribute to the men and women of Newark who served and died in honor of their country. This memorial is dedicated in sincere tribute to those men and women of Newark who served and died in all wars. “The freedom of a . . . — — Map (db m12563) HM|
|Ancient Architecture Now Lost
The two earthen walls before you are remnants of one of the wonders of the ancient world. They were part of the Newark Earthworks, the largest set of geometric enclosures ever built. Much like a modern cathedral . . . — — Map (db m17485) HM|