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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Oregon, Ohio
Location of Oregon, Ohio
► Lucas County (237) ► Fulton County (90) ► Henry County (80) ► Ottawa County (55) ► Wood County (113) ► Lenawee County, Michigan (95) ► Monroe County, Michigan (134)
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| Dark, dense woods and lurking predators made the Great Black Swamp a challenge to settle. Probably the biggest obstacle was the waterlogged soil that made travel nearly impossible.
Roads were difficult to navigate because wagon wheels . . . — — Map (db m173453) HM|
The earliest development of Pearson Park was completed by 200 men from the Civilian Conservation Corps. Begun in 1933 under the New Deal, the CCC hired unemployed young Americans to work for the government in reforestation, conservation and . . . — — Map (db m173487) HM|
Did you know that a wetland can reduce the number of mosquitoes?
Mosquito eggs can lie dormant in soils for over a year then hatch with the least little
bit of rainwater. But a mosquito's predators need more water – the amounts found . . . — — Map (db m173455) HM|
Pearson Metropark is one of the last remaining pieces of the Great Black Swamp, which once blanketed much of the region.The Johlin Cabin is a log home built in the swamp in 1867. Originally located about 1.5 miles from here on Corduroy . . . — — Map (db m173555) HM|
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