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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Toledo, Ohio

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Location of Toledo, Ohio
    Lucas County (228)
    Fulton County (84)
    Henry County (72)
    Ottawa County (50)
    Wood County (105)
    Lenawee County, Michigan (95)
    Monroe County, Michigan (134)
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1Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 6th Ohio Vol. Infantry Memorial Tree
This tree was planted April 29, 1898 As the 6th Ohio Vol. Infantry with companies E - Bryan I - Clyde M - Defiance D - Fostoria K - Fremont F - Napoleon B - Sandusky G - Wauseon A, C, H & L - Toledo Left for the . . . Map (db m171215) WM
2Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — A Prehistoric Fort
A Prehistoric Fort consisting of earthen walls accompanied by moats, formerly occupied this site. The walls, three to four feet high, probably were surmounted by palisades which together with the steep river banks, rendered the fort fairly secure . . . Map (db m25860) HM
3Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 41-48 — Art Tatum
Art Tatum was born in Toledo on October 13, 1909, the son of Arthur Tatum, Sr. and Mildred Hoskins Tatum. Despite being blind in one eye and only partially sighted in the other, he became one of the greatest jazz pianists of his era. To deal with . . . Map (db m94866) HM
4Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Bigger, Better, Quicker, Faster! / The Glass City
Bigger, Better, Quicker, Faster! Railroads signaled changing times, making canals obsolete before they were even finished. Only five years after the first spadesful had been dug for canal construction, trains began rolling into Ohio. . . . Map (db m173539) HM
5Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 16-48 — Birmingham / Ironville
The Birmingham and Ironville neighborhoods were so named because of their early iron industries located along Front Street and the Maumee River. This became Toledo's first area of heavy industrial development with iron manufacturing, coal . . . Map (db m172403) HM
6Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 26–48 — Canal Terminus / Manhattan — Ohio Historical Marker
Marker Front: Canal Terminus The original northernmost lock in a canal system which linked Lake Erie with the Ohio River was located near the foot of LaSalle Street. Indiana’s Wabash & Erie Canal (1843 – 1874) . . . Map (db m19439) HM
7Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Combat Veterans Wounded Memorial
Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars
My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come . . . Map (db m173266) WM
8Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 45-48 — Dempsey-Willard Fight — "The Fight of the Century"
Jess Willard, the 6' 6" 245-pound boxing champion, was a shy and gentle Kansas native who had won the championship from Jack Johnson of Texas in 1915 in Havana, Cuba. Jack (William Harrison) Dempsey of Manassa, Colorado, hailed as the greatest . . . Map (db m172343) HM
9Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 66-48 — Edward Drummond Libbey High School
Edward Drummond Libbey High School - “the castle on the hill” - opened in 1923 to serve the growing number of students in Toledo Public Schools. The school offered a curriculum of manual and academic training, reflecting a . . . Map (db m136522) HM
10Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Elmer W. Hinkleman Rhododendron Gardens
Dedicated to Elmer W. Hinkleman, director of public welfare from 1962 - 1968 through whose efforts the Crosby Estate was accepted for the citizens of Toledo on Oct. 19, 1964. Crosby was dubbed "Elmer's Garden" because of Mr. Hinkleman's efforts to . . . Map (db m173462) HM
11Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 36-48 — Engine House Number One / Neptune Engine No. 1
(Engine House Number One – marker side 1) Toledo's first fire station was built in November 1837 one city block due north of this site at the southwest corner of Cherry Street and Eagle Lane at 519 Cherry on what is now the . . . Map (db m121491) HM
12Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 9-48 — Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad — Ohio Historical Marker
[East side of Marker]:"Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad" The first railroad to operate west of the Allegheny Mountains was Toledo's colorful "Erie and Kalamazoo." Begun in 1832, the line was completed by 1836. Its rails were made of oak . . . Map (db m27718) HM
13Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 60-48 — First Chartered Girl Scout Council in the United States
Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927) had a dream that young women could be independent, help others in need, and be responsible leaders in their communities. Low founded Girl Scouts of the United States of America with 18 girls on March 12, 1912 in her . . . Map (db m94889) HM
14Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 22-48 — First Congregational Church
Side A First Congregational Church Founded in 1833, this is the oldest congregation organized within Toledo's original boundaries. From 1844 to 1913 the church occupied a succession of three meeting houses on St. . . . Map (db m94890) HM
15Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — George Duncan Forsyth
[Text on Front Side of Marker] F. C. L. [Text on Right Side of Marker] George Duncan Forsyth Lt. Co. B. 100th O. V. I. Captured at Limestone Station Sept. 8, 1863. Shot and Killed in Libby Prison. Apr. 12, 1864, . . . Map (db m44765) HM
16Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 37-48 — Historic Woodlawn Cemetery — Ohio Historical Marker —
Founded in 1876 by a group of Toledo businessmen, Woodlawn Cemetery was designed in the tradition of the country's "rural cemetery" movement, which was first popularized in Europe in the 1830s. This movement reflects the change in American burial . . . Map (db m27214) HM
17Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Home To Jeep / Middlegrounds Metropark
Home To Jeep Because of its dependence on manufacturing, Toledo suffered high unemployment during The Great Depression. On the onset of World War II, Toledo industries began to focus on wartime production, and unemployment . . . Map (db m173541) HM
18Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Horticultural Heirlooms
The timeless tradition of heirlooms refers to more than jewelry. In gardens, heirlooms are any cultivars that keep their genetic make-up and are shared by generations of seed savers. Here are two stories of famous ones. Mortgage Lifter . . . Map (db m173486) HM
19Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Howard Pinkley — April 20, 1927 - September 1, 2012
Founding father of the NorthWest Ohio River Runners, a Canoe & Kayaking Club. He saw a need for accessing the Ottawa River, then lead the way for this launch site to become possible. Howard was also a seasoned sailor in his own right and a dedicated . . . Map (db m174780) HM
20Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — James A. Rhodes Plaza — Governor - 1962-1970 and 1974-1982
On November 9, 2001, the Ohio Building Authority manned this Plaza and Fountain area in honor of James A. Rhodes, four-term Governor of Ohio, who through his leadership, provided great influence in obtaining numerous projects that continue to . . . Map (db m170998) HM
21Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — James B. Steedman — Major-General, U.S.V.
[Front/South Side of Monument] James B. Steedman, Major-General, U.S.V. Carrick's Ford [Right/East Side of Monument] Erected by W.J. Finlay 1886 Nashville [Back/North Side of Monument] . . . Map (db m44820) HM
22Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Korean War Memorial
Korean War Memorial The Forgotten War 1950-1953 Dedicated June 25th, 2006 Korean War Veterans Association of Northwest Ohio Chapter 131 Major U.S. Combat Units 8th Army • 2nd Infantry Division • 7th Infantry . . . Map (db m175159) WM
23Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Land in High Demand / Treaty of Fort Industry
Land in High Demand Even before settlement, the fertile Maumee River Valley has been disputed land. It sustained nomadic hunters, toolmakers and woodland tribes and served as an important travel route. Settlement led to clashes with . . . Map (db m173534) HM
24Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 21-48 — Lucas County — Ohio Historical Marker
[Front Side/West Side of Marker]:"Lucas County" Lucas County was named for Governor Robert Lucas who championed Ohio's cause in the "Toledo War," a boundary dispute arising when both Ohio and the Michigan Territory claimed this area. . . . Map (db m27221) HM
25Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County — Created June 20, 1835 — Named for Governor Robert Lucas —
Son of the Pioneers, born 1781. Recruited twenty Ohioans for duty in case of war with Spain over Louisiana Purchase. Brigadier General, 2nd. Brigade, 2nd. Division, Ohio Militia in War of 1812. Governor of Ohio 1832-36; enacted first laws . . . Map (db m121994) HM
26Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County Catholic War Veterans Memorial Flagpole
Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America for God, country and home April 19, 1959Map (db m171214) WM
27Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County Civil War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of our fathers 1861 - 1865 Erected by the Daughters of Union Veterans of The Civil War Tent No. 66 This memorial urn was originally dedicated by the DUV Tent No. 66 on December 12, 1930, to honor local veterans . . . Map (db m173264) WM
28Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County Civil War Veterans Memorial
Civil War April 12, 1861 to June 22, 1865 Abbott, James • Abbott, Lucing • Aikens, A. S. • Aldrich, Miles • Allen, Edward • Ammon, John • Anderson, William • Anteau, Stephen • Anthony, Julius • Applegate, Aaron • Armstrong, John • . . . Map (db m160384) WM
29Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County Iraq Veterans Memorial
Iraq March 20, 2003 to December 15, 2011 Benford, · Eckert, GaryMap (db m160374) WM
30Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County Korea Veterans Memorial
Korea June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 Archambo, Walter G. · Beale, Robert · Beard, Robert D. · Beer, George Edward · Bradshaw, Billie Frank · Bolander, William H. · Black, Stephen · Brydon, Walter James · Burns, Donald Paul · . . . Map (db m160378) WM
31Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County Medal of Honor Recipients
Civil War Brown, Wilson, W. Co. F, 21st Ohio Infantry, Private, Army. Born; December 25, 1837 in Logan County, Ohio. Entered service in Wood County, Ohio. Died; December 25th, 1916, in Toledo, Ohio. Buried at New Belleville Ridge Cemetery, . . . Map (db m160385) WM
32Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County Spanish American Veterans Memorial
Spanish American April 25, 1898 to August 12, 1898 Espen, Michael S.Map (db m160382) WM
33Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam May 30, 1962 to April 30, 1975 Anteau, Karl Thomas · Ball, Robert · Bezeau, Rick William · Black, Dewayne Rodney · Bly, Robert Tildon · Bobo, William Charles · Boggess, Ralph M., III · Boyer, Charles Thomas · . . . Map (db m160375) WM
34Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County WWI Veterans Memorial
WWI July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 Abele, William H. · Allen, Irving H. · Amos, John Patrick · Anderson, Mauda · Andrzejczak, Joseph A. · Archer, Glen B. · Aukerman, Roy A. · Austin, Henry · Avery, Archie C. · Baily, . . . Map (db m160381) WM
35Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County WWII Veterans Memorial
WWII September 1, 1939 to August 15, 1945 Abrams, Albert · Acker, George G. · Adams, Donald E. · Adamski, Joseph S. · Adamski, Theodore L. · Ahlmann, Richard A. · Algrisse, Frank G. · Aldrich, Frank E. · Aldridge, Eugene F. . . . Map (db m160380) WM
36Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 24-48 — Medical College of Ohio — Ohio Historical Marker —
State interest in medical education for northwest Ohio became a reality when the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo was established in December, 1964. Located initially at South Detroit and Arlington on Lucas County property, MCO moved to the present . . . Map (db m94749) HM
37Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 53-48 — Mercy Hospital of Toledo / Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
Mercy Hospital of Toledo. In late 1911, the Right Reverend Joseph Schrembs, Toledo's first Bishop, corresponded with Sister Mary Bernardine McMullen and two companions, Sister Mary Anthony McMullen and Sister Mary DeChantel Lyons, and asked . . . Map (db m172329) HM
38Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — A86 — Michigan - Ohio State Line — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Hull-Winchester Marches —
Ohio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail Text on North Side : Hull-Winchester Marches 1812 • Marches • 1813 - - - - - MichiganOhio State Line Text on South Side : . . . Map (db m93602) HM
39Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 47-48 — Moses Fleetwood Walker
Moses Fleetwood Walker was born on October 7, 1856 in Ohio to Moses M. Walker, a physician, and Caroline, a midwife. He attended and played baseball at Oberlin College and the University of Michigan. In 1883, Walker joined the newly formed Toledo . . . Map (db m94868) HM
40Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Officer Jacob "Jake" Chandler
Officer Jacob "Jake” Chandler Appointed to T.P.D. Sept. 8, 1941 Enlisted in US Army Nov. 26, 1942 2nd Lieutenant Jake Chandler 370th Inf. Reg. 92nd Inf. Div. Killed in action Feb.9, 1945 Italy The only active T.P.D. . . . Map (db m173253) WM
41Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Ohio-Michigan War: A War Without Casualties / Canal Boom
Ohio-Michigan War: A War Without Casualties Toledo's location on the Maumee River was so highly coveted that Michigan and Ohio went to war over it in 1833. Holding Michigan's statehood hostage, Congress resolved the end of this war . . . Map (db m173536) HM
42Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 29-48 — Original Site of Toledo's Oldest Black Institution / Warren African Methodist Episcopal Church
Original Site of Toledo's Oldest Black Institution. In 1847, eight persons formed a mission parish of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (Sandusky Circuit). Reverend Henry J. Young, the minister, had come to Toledo through the Underground . . . Map (db m172326) HM
43Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — OV — Overland Trail
Places to Preserve Woodlawn Cemetery is a classic example of a rural or "garden" cemetery, that emphasizes nature and art with lush landscapes. The winding paths, lakes, gently undulating land, a rich blend of flora, and funerary . . . Map (db m170994) HM
44Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Peter and Robert Navarre
Erected by Citizens of Toledo, East Side Commercial Club, and Ford Post, GAR Peter and Robert Navarre U.S. Scouts War of 1812 East Toledo Historical Society, 1989Map (db m19556) HM
45Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Peter Navarre — 1785 – 1874
Famous Scout Whose loyalty, courage, and resourcefulness aided the United States in retaining this territory during the War of 1812 – 1815. His grave is 400 feet south of this spot. This memorial erected October 6, 1923. by The Peter Navarre . . . Map (db m19552) HM
46Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 50–48 — Peter Navarre
(Front):Peter Navarre 1790-1874 Considered the first citizen of the East Side, Peter Navarre, along with his brother Robert, first settled the land east of the Maumee River in 1807. A fur trader by profession, Navarre . . . Map (db m19555) HM
47Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Peter Navarre Cabin — Peter Navarre, 1787 - 18874 — Indian Scout, War of 1812 —
The cabin was built by Peter Navarre Jr. for his father, The Scout, between 1860 and 1870 on the Mominee Family Farm near Corduroy Rd in East Toledo. The cabin was relocated to Navarre Park in East Toledo in 1922, to the Toledo Zoological Society . . . Map (db m173458) HM
48Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 10-48 — Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805 — Ohio Historical Marker
[East Side of Marker]:"Port Lawrence" This pioneer village, which was united with its downriver rival, Vistula, to be incorporated as Toledo in 1837, was platted by Cincinnati businessmen in 1817. The "Panic" of 1819 caused the . . . Map (db m25999) HM
49Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Private Mark Wood — Company C., 21st. Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Private Mark Wood, Company C, 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Died July 11, 1866 Congressional Medal of Honor winner Pvt. Wood, a union soldier during the Civil War, was a member of the famed Andrews Raiders, who took possession of the Confederate . . . Map (db m19087) HM
50Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Project Blue Light
Project Blue Light is a nationwide recognition of those Police Officers who have died in the line of duty. It began in 1988 in Philadelphia when the late Dolly Craig wrote a letter to Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS), stating that she would . . . Map (db m173214) HM
51Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 65-48 — Saint Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Congregation/Saint Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church
Saint Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Congregation In 1886, thirty-six members from Toledo's downtown Lutheran church, St. Paul's, met to form a German-speaking Lutheran congregation for immigrants from Pommern, Mecklenburg and Hanover. Initially . . . Map (db m172325) HM
52Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Spanish American War Memorial
This monument erected by Spanish War veterans, patriotic organizations and citizens of the city of Toledo to commemorate the valour and patriotism of the men who served in the War with Spain, Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition . . . Map (db m121997) WM
53Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 48-48 — St. Anthony Church
Construction for the current St. Anthony Church began in 1890 after the original wood-frame church became too small to serve the steadily growing congregation of Polish immigrants coming into the Toledo area. Completed in 1894, St. Anthony was the . . . Map (db m172307) HM
54Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — State Line — 50th Anniversary of Michigan - Ohio Boundary Survey
[Front of Marker] STATE LINE Surveyed By S. S. Gannet Geographer United States Geological Survey 1915 [Ohio Side of Marker] OHIO Frank B. Willis Governor - - - - - Erected by Authority of The . . . Map (db m21007) HM
55Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 61-48 — The 1894 King-Quale Elevator Fire
On the night of January 3, 1894, Toledo's largest fire broke out in the massive King-Quale grain elevator. A westward wind from the Maumee River drove flames toward the center of Toledo's business district. The blaze destroyed several buildings . . . Map (db m172405) HM
56Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 19-48 — The Blade
The Toledo Blade is the city's oldest continuing business. The newspaper was first published on December 19, 1835, during the Ohio-Michigan boundary dispute known as the "Toledo War." The name is derived from that conflict and the famous swords of . . . Map (db m121496) HM
57Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — The First Y's Men's Club
"To acknowledge the duty that accompanies every right" The First Y's Men's Club Was founded November 22, 1922 in the YMCA located on this site Judge Paul William Alexander, First PresidentMap (db m173260) HM
58Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — The Great Trail
This Tablet Marks the Path Made previous to the French and Indian War By the Indians Who called it THE GREAT TRAIL It extended from Detroit to Pittsburg and was used by the French and British and by General Harrison in 1812. . . . Map (db m27216) HM
59Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — The Lucas County Courthouse
On January 1. 1897, this building was first opened to the proud citizens of Lucas County Currently. The Lucas County Courthouse contains the courtrooms of ten Common Pleas General Division Judges. as well as offices of the Prosecutor, Clerk . . . Map (db m171201) HM
60Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 8-48 — The Oliver House — Ohio Historic Marker
[Front Side]:"The Oliver House" Overlooking the "Middlegrounds," an early site of railroad, immigration, and commercial activity, the Oliver House opened in 1859 as Toledo's premier hotel. It was designed by nationally prominent . . . Map (db m26003) HM
61Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — The Peter Navarre Cabin
As a Bicentennial contribution to the community, the Peter Navarre Cabin was moved to Crosby Gardens by the Trilby-West Toledo Rotary Club. The cabin is the focal point of the 1837 Pioneer Home stead, dedicated the 22nd day of May 1976.Map (db m173461) HM
62Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 57-48 — The Toledo State Hospital New Cemetery, 1922-1973
[Front Side of Marker] : "The Toledo State Hospital New Cemetery, 1922-1973" Toledo State Hospital opened in January 1888 as the Toledo Asylum for the Insane. People were admitted with mild to severe forms of mental illness, and a . . . Map (db m30782) HM
63Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 56-48 — The Toledo State Hospital Old Cemetery, 1888-1922
[Front Side of Marker] : "The Toledo State Hospital Old Cemetery, 1888-1922" Toledo State Hospital opened in January 1888 as the Toledo Asylum for the Insane. Originally located immediately south of this cemetery, the hospital was . . . Map (db m30791) HM
64Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 11-48 — The Toledo Zoo / The New Deal in Toledo
Side 1: The Toledo Zoo Now ranked among the country's finest, the zoo began in 1900 with one large woodchuck in a box at Walbridge Park. After the organization of the Toledo Zoological Society, 1905-10, the zoo began its steady growth, . . . Map (db m29762) HM
65Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 12-48 — The Toledo Zoo / Toledo's Canals
[Front Side of Marker]:"The Toledo Zoo" Now ranked among the country's finest, the zoo began in 1900 with one large woodchuck in a box at Walbridge Park. After the organization of the Toledo Zoological Society, 1905-10, the zoo began . . . Map (db m41959) HM
66Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 27-48 — The University of Toledo
The Toledo University of Arts and Trades was established in 1872 with an endowment of 160 acres of land from Jesup W. Scott, local pioneer, publisher, and real estate broker. Scott envisioned Toledo as the "Future Great City of the World" and . . . Map (db m172283) HM
67Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 28-48 — The University of Toledo
In 1872, Jesup W. Scott donated 160 acres at this site as an endowment for a university to train "artists and artizans" to assume important roles in a growing industrial Toledo. The University held classes at Scott Park from 1922 to 1931. In 1969, . . . Map (db m172285) HM
68Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 7-48 — Toledo — Ohio Historical Marker —
[Front Side of Marker, Facing South]:"Toledo" After consolidation of the villages of Fort Lawrence and Vistula, the City of Toledo was incorporated in 1837. Originally named "Toledo" in 1833, the site became part of Ohio when the . . . Map (db m27063) HM
69Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Toledo and Lucas County World War Memorial Tree
This tree planted by the War Mothers in memory of the Toledo and Lucas County Fallen Heroes of the World WarMap (db m171211) WM
70Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 13-48 — Toledo Museum of Art — Ohio Historical Marker —
Founded in 1901 under the leadership of Edward Drummond Libbey, who established the glass industry in Toledo, the Museum building was designed by the architect Edward Green. It was completed in three stages in 1912, 1926, and 1933. From the outset . . . Map (db m94869) HM
71Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 20-48 — Toledo’s Canals — Ohio Historical Marker
[Marker Front]: The first canal boat arrived in Toledo from Indiana in 1843 via the Wabash & Erie Canal. The Miami & Erie Canal from Cincinnati was completed in 1845. It joined the W&E Canal near Defiance and they shared the same course . . . Map (db m19474) HM
72Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 14-48 — Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
SIde A Toledo's First High School Toledo High School opened in 1854 on the site of the city's first log schoolhouse. After an 1895 fire, it was rebuilt and named Central High School. The facility closed in 1914 with . . . Map (db m94891) HM
73Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 25-48 — Toledo's First Hospital
St. Vincent's Hospital, renamed the St. Vincent Medical Center in 1983, was founded in 1855 by the Sisters of Charity of Montreal, the "Grey Nuns." They came, following the 1854 cholera epidemic, in answer to a plea from a local Catholic priest . . . Map (db m172287) HM
74Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Toledo's Memorial Hall Cornerstone
Here is the cornerstone of Toledo's Memorial Hall, dedicated 1886 to the honor of the soldiers and sailors of Lucas County in the late war, and m memory of those who' gave up their lives in the maintenance of our country. The Hall became an . . . Map (db m172988) HM WM
75Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Viet Nam Peace Arch Memorial Plaza
Viet Nam Peace Arch Memorial and Plaza by Kenneth M. Thompson, 2002Map (db m173606) WM
76Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 6-48 — Vistula Historic District — Ohio Historical Marker
The pioneer village of Vistula is now bounded by Walnut, Champlain, Chestnut, Magnolia, and Summit streets. Established in 1833 by Benjamin F. Stickney and Edward Bissell, Vistula was merged with its rival, Port Lawrence, and in 1837 both villages . . . Map (db m26318) HM
77Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — War Savings Stamps — Lucas County
In recognition of the Patriotism of the People of Lucas County who so generously purchased War Savings Stamps in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings CommitteeMap (db m121995) WM
78Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — William McKinley Monument
(panel 1) William McKinley Born at Niles – Trumbull County, Ohio January Twenty-Ninth – Eighteen Hundred and Forty-Three Volunteer Soldier of the Rebellion Representative in Congress Twice Governor of Ohio Twice . . . Map (db m121996) HM
79Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 67-48 — Willys-Overland Finishing Plant
Since 2004, the building at 14th and Adams Streets has been the home of the Toledo School for the Arts. The Willys-Overland Corporation erected the building c. 1916 to finish, ship, and sell the company's cars. The popular Whippet and other models . . . Map (db m172401) HM
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