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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Painesville, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Lake 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 Lake County, OH (45) Ashtabula County, OH (75) Cuyahoga County, OH (190) Geauga County, OH (30)  LakeCounty(45) Lake County (45)  AshtabulaCounty(75) Ashtabula County (75)  CuyahogaCounty(190) Cuyahoga County (190)  GeaugaCounty(30) Geauga County (30)
Location of Painesville, Ohio
    Lake County (45)
    Ashtabula County (75)
    Cuyahoga County (190)
    Geauga County (30)
 
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1Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — Charter Oak Triangle
This oak tree on this point is a direct descendant of the famous Connecticut Charter Oak. The oak was planted, General Paine’s remains moved to this site, and his statue erected in 1900 by the D.A.R. This marker, placed by the City . . . Map (db m134156) HM
2Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 15-43 — Daniel Carter Beard
Born in Cincinnati in 1850, Dan Beard was a nationally known illustrator and artist. Early years and summers spent here strongly influenced his career. Beard's American Boy's Handy-Book (1882), a manual of woodcraft and nature lore, was one . . . Map (db m122805) HM
3Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — Edward PaineSoldier of the American Revolution
Edward Paine, 1746–1841. Captain in the War of the Revolution. Founder of Painesville, A.D. 1800. Born January 27, 1746, in Bolton, Connecticut. Entered service as ensign in the Connecticut Militia. Commissioned First Lieutenant in . . . Map (db m134133) HM
4Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 6-43 — Lake County YMCA
On this site, the evening of December 29, 1866, a group of men gathered in the First Baptist Church for a prayer meeting which resulted in the founding of the Painesville Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). Two years later the YMCA outgrew its . . . Map (db m122798) HM
5Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 18-43 — Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Station
On February 8, 1848, the Ohio Legislature incorporated the Cleveland, Painesville, and Ashtabula Railroad Company, which reached Painesville in 1851, with track and a depot. President-elect Abraham Lincoln arrived in Painesville on February 16, . . . Map (db m122808) HM
6Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 4-43 — Mathews HouseBuilt 1829
The famed master builder Jonathan Goldsmith designed and built this well-proportioned Federal style residence for Dr. John H. Mathews. It is considered to be one of the finest Goldsmith houses. The house was moved to its present location on the . . . Map (db m122807) HM
7Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 10-43 — Mentor Avenue Historic District
Among the fifty-four buildings that comprise the Mentor Avenue District are examples of Federal, Greek Revival, Early Romanesque Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, and twentieth century eclectic styles. Renowned master builder Jonathan . . . Map (db m122799) HM
8Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 12-43 — The Casement House / General Jack and Frances Jennings Casement
The Casement House. Western Reserve agriculturalist Charles Clement Jennings built the Casement House, also known as the “Jennings Place,” for his daughter Frances Jennings Casement in 1870. Designed by Charles W. Heard, . . . Map (db m134514) HM
9Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 11-43 — Thomas W. Harvey(1821-1892)
This Italianate-style house is the former home of noted educational leader Thomas W. Harvey. Here he wrote A Practical Grammar of the English Language, as well as a series of language texts and readers. First published in 1868, Harvey's . . . Map (db m122797) HM
10Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 25-43 — Uri Seeley House969 Riverside Drive
Built in 1819, this classic Greek Revival style colonial is attributed to the works of master builder and architect Jonathon Goldsmith. Goldsmith is known for his simple, yet elegant craftsmanship and architectural designs, especially the unique . . . Map (db m122793) HM
 
Apr. 17, 2021