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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Painesville, Ohio
Location of Painesville, Ohio
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| 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|
|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|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
| 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|
|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|
|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|