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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Upper Sandusky, Ohio

Clickable Map of Wyandot County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Wyandot County, OH (71) Crawford County, OH (35) Hancock County, OH (76) Hardin County, OH (57) Marion County, OH (40) Seneca County, OH (96)  WyandotCounty(71) Wyandot County (71)  CrawfordCounty(35) Crawford County (35)  HancockCounty(76) Hancock County (76)  HardinCounty(57) Hardin County (57)  MarionCounty(40) Marion County (40)  SenecaCounty(96) Seneca County (96)
Upper Sandusky is the county seat for Wyandot County
Upper Sandusky is in Wyandot County
      Wyandot County (71)  
      Crawford County (35)  
      Hancock County (76)  
      Hardin County (57)  
      Marion County (40)  
      Seneca County (96)  
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1Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — "Enjoy The Day” Bench
In honor of Albert McDannel - WWII Seabees Perry McDannel - WWII US Navy Richard McDannel - Korea US Navy Albert Niederkohr - WWII USS ArmyMap (db m194460) WM
2Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — C 431 — 1000 feet east - site of Fort Ferree
Main headgquarters of Gen Wm. H. Harrison's army in the War of 1812. Many of his soldiers who died in battle are buried in this courthouse yard.Map (db m193751) HM
3Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Alice Fleck McGann
In memory of Alice Fleck McGann 1902-2000 Alice was the daughter of Louis and Rose (O'Brien) Fleck. She was the last living grandchild of Patrick O'Brien. Patrick O'Brien owned most of this river front area, 1870-1910. He cared for . . . Map (db m194448) HM
4Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — American Revolution Memorial Bench
In honor of veterans who served during the American Revolution, 1775 - 1783Map (db m194442) WM
5Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — 145 — Battle Island
Battle Island Scene Of the Defeat of Col. Wm Crawford June 5. & 6. 1782Map (db m21416) HM
6Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — C — Battle IslandOhio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
. . . Map (db m93867) HM
7Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Co. B 2nd O.V.I. Veterans Memorial
Memory Co. B 2nd O.V.I. 1898 - 1899Map (db m194278) WM
8Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Col. William Crawford
[Front Side] George Washington and Col. Crawford's friendship began while Washington was acting surveyor for Lord Fairfax in the Shenandoah Valley in 1749, and continued until Col. Crawford's death. Col. Crawford's record is as . . . Map (db m21386) HM
9Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — 2-88 — Departure of the Wyandot IndiansOhio Historical Marker
[Front side of marker]: "Departure of the Wyandot Indians" The 1817 Treaty of Fort Meigs opened much of northwest Ohio to white settlement. In return, the U.S. Government granted the Wyandot Nation permanent use of the Grand Reserve . . . Map (db m26527) HM
10Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — C481 — Fort FerreeOhio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
. . . Map (db m193002) HM WM
11Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Fort Ferree - Overland Inn - Indian Spring
Fort Ferree built by Gen. Harrison's Army, 1812. Overland Inn 1814 until 1846, on site Elks Lodge. Indian Spring used by Indians 1730 to 1843. Col. Crawford's Army drank at Spring June 4, 1782. Charles Dickens stopped at Inn and Spring, . . . Map (db m114533) HM
12Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Harrison Smith Park Veterans Memorial
The Wyandot Memorial Association installed this flag pole, which was near the All Veterans Memorial in Harrison Smith Park, so it could continue "Honoring veterans of all wars [while remaining] dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice" . . . Map (db m195111) WM
13Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Historic Salem ChurchSalem Church of Christ — “Indian Bush”. —
Evangelical Circuit Riders visited this area in the 1830’s bringing the Word of God to German speaking settlers. In 1845 a need was felt for a regular place of worship and a log meeting house was built near this location known as “Indian . . . Map (db m107100) HM
14Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — John Stewart
1816 — 1916 JOHN STEWART —— Apostle to the Wyandot Indians Father of missions of the Methodist Episcopal ChurchMap (db m26759) HM
15Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Korean War"The Forgotten War" — June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953 —
Dedicated to Wyandot County Veterans who honorably served and continue to serve their country in time of war and conflict Freedom is not freeMap (db m194462) WM
16Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Neil A. Armstrong
"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind"
Neil A. Armstrong - First man on the moon… Confirmed in this church June 13, 1943Map (db m193748) HM
17Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — PFC William Naus Memorial
In memory of PFC William Naus an Upper Sandusky resident who served his nation in World War I - A member of company A, 146th infantry regiment 37th infantry division, American Expeditionary Force killed in action - France - 26 September 1918 . . . Map (db m195113) HM WM
18Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Robbins Post No. 91 G.A.R. Grove
1861-1865 The above six-word inscription -- now faded with time -- appeared on this rock after the Robbins Post had finalized the purchase of one & a half acres from the Pennsylvania Railroad in the early 1920s. The remaining 24 Civil War . . . Map (db m195112) WM
19Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Robert "Robby" Lee"Upper Sandusky Proud” and "Ram Pride."
These are two things Robert "Robby” Lee embodied in all he did in his career and in the community he loved. His athletic accomplishments in high school, drew regional attention. Robby was active in football and track and field. Upon graduation in . . . Map (db m194463) HM
20Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — 7-88 — Stephan Lumber Company / “The Shawshank Redemption” Woodshop
Stephan Lumber Company. This brick structure, built around 1905, is all that remains of the Stephan Lumber Company following a fire in 1978. Woodshop scenes in the 1994 motion picture “The Shawshank Redemption” were filmed in the . . . Map (db m119665) HM
21Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Stepping Stones Park
This "Stepping Stones” area on the Sandusky River has been a large part of local history. Legend has it that the Wyandotte Indians used the stones to cross the river from their reservation to the Mission Church. In the year 1817 the United States . . . Map (db m194445) HM
22Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Tarhe
Distinguished Wyandot chief and loyal American Tarhe Died here in Cranetown 1818Map (db m104222) HM
23Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — 3-88 — The Lincoln Highway — Ohio Historical Marker —
Conceived by leaders of the automobile industry to encourage the building of "good roads," the Lincoln Highway was established in 1913 as the first transcontinental automobile route in the United States. It traversed twelve states and 3,389 . . . Map (db m93866) HM
24Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — The William Walker Jr. House
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193752) HM
25Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — A147 — to Fort Morrow / to Fort FerreeOhio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Harrison's March 1813 —
Ohio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail Text on North Side : Harrison's March - 1813 - - - - - 24 Miles to Fort Morrow Text on South Side : Harrison's March - 1813 - - - - - . . . Map (db m94531) HM
26Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Tschanen Elm
By resolution of the Harrison Smith Park Commission passed June 1, 1931 this tree to be known as Tschanen Elm was dedicated to the memory of Charles Frederick Tschanen in recognition of his services as designer of Harrison Smith Park and as . . . Map (db m194294) HM
27Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Upper Sandusky
Site of last Wyandot Indian Reservation in OhioMap (db m193717) HM
28Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Upper Sandusky
Site of last Wyandot Indian Reservation in OhioMap (db m194213) HM
29Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Upper Sandusky
Site of last Wyandot Indian Reservation in OhioMap (db m194214) HM
30Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Veterans Memorial
In memory of all those who servedMap (db m194444) WM
31Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — War of 1812 Memorial Bench
In honor of veterans who served during the War of 1812Map (db m194438) WM
32Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — William Naus VFW Post 2842 Upper Sandusky, OhioChartered June 18, 1933 — Dedication —
The American Flag is the symbol of our nation whose sons and daughters have Stood in its defense. This mural is dedicated to their service and in honor of all Veterans. Painted by Marilyn Reed of Marilyn's Artistry July 4, 2011Map (db m193749) HM WM
33Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — 6-88 — Wyandot County Courthouse & The Shawshank Redemption
Wyandot County’s third and current courthouse was constructed from 1899-1900. Designed by the firm of Yost & Packard, the architects of courthouses in Wood, Harrison, and other counties, the building is a wonderful example of Beaux-Arts . . . Map (db m119711) HM
34Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County Veterans Memorial
Honoring veterans of all wars and dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrificeMap (db m194279) WM
35Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County Veterans MemorialDedicated May 13, 2006
Thank you is given to the city of Upper Sandusky for providing this beautiful park settingMap (db m195114) WM
36Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County Vietnam War Memorial
. . . Map (db m194457) WM
37Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County War of 1812 Veterans Memorial Flagpole
The Wyandot Memorial Association dedicated this flag pole in recognition of the War of 1812 Bicentennial (2012-2015) In honor of the men who served at Fort Ferree during the war years and in memory of the unknown soldiers who died there and . . . Map (db m194280) WM
38Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County World War I Memorial
"No commander was ever privileged to lead a finer force; no commander ever derived greater inspiration from the performance of his troops." Gen. John J. PershingMap (db m194458) WM
39Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County World War II Memorial
In honor and memory of the men and women of Wyandot County who faithfully served and defended our country tin a time of world conflict.
Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women of our country can never be . . . Map (db m194459) WM
40Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's Cold War Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's veterans who served during the Cold War, 1945 - 1991Map (db m194453) WM
41Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's Korean War Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's veterans who served during the Korean WarMap (db m194454) WM
42Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's Persian Gulf War Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's veterans who served during the Persian Gulf WarMap (db m194455) WM
43Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's WWI Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's WWI veteransMap (db m194452) WM
44Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot County's WWII Veterans Memorial Bench
In honor of Wyandot County's WWII veteransMap (db m194451) WM
45Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot Indian Council House
Brow of hill above was the site of Wyandot Indian Council House 1819 to Jan. 16, 1850. Building was covered with bark. First Wyandot County Teachers Association organized Aug. 25, 1848. First newspaper published in Wyandot County March . . . Map (db m26563) HM
46Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot Mission Church
Built with Government funds in 1824 Used by the Wyandot Indians till 1843 First American Methodist Mission Designated as a Shrine by the 1960 Methodist General ConferenceMap (db m26604) HM
47Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot Mission Church
Built for the Indians in 1824Map (db m193291) HM
48Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot MuseumMcConnell Home
Dedicated in memory of Leefe Beery McConnell Born in this home in 1855 Died here in 1937Map (db m193747) HM
49Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandott Indian MissionFirst Methodist Mission in America
Founded by John Stewart, a black man, in 1816, the Wyandott Indian Mission became the first officially recognized mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America three years later. A stone Mission Church was built on this spot in 1824, under . . . Map (db m26557) HM
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Aug. 9, 2022