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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wapakoneta, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Auglaize 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 Auglaize County, OH (94) Allen County, OH (148) Hardin County, OH (57) Logan County, OH (180) Mercer County, OH (95) Shelby County, OH (54) Van Wert County, OH (69)  AuglaizeCounty(94) Auglaize County (94)  AllenCounty(148) Allen County (148)  HardinCounty(57) Hardin County (57)  LoganCounty(180) Logan County (180)  MercerCounty(95) Mercer County (95)  ShelbyCounty(54) Shelby County (54)  VanWertCounty(69) Van Wert County (69)
Wapakoneta is the county seat for Auglaize County
Wapakoneta is in Auglaize County
      Auglaize County (94)  
ADJACENT TO AUGLAIZE COUNTY
      Allen County (148)  
      Hardin County (57)  
      Logan County (180)  
      Mercer County (95)  
      Shelby County (54)  
      Van Wert County (69)  
 
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1Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 1874 Casper Rhine Boots And Shoe Store
Listed in the National RegisterMap (db m196054) HM
2Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Apollo Command Module and Gemini Spacecraft Mock-ups
Apollo Command Module Mock-up The command module carried the three astronauts to the moon and back during the Apollo missions 1969-1972. The spacecraft is 10 ft. 7 in. tall and 12 ft. 10 in. diameter. It weighed 13,000 lbs. Gemini . . . Map (db m20930) HM
3Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Auglaize County Veterans Memorial
Erected by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 73 Wapakoneta, Ohio To their departed comrades and in memory of all veterans of all wars Dedicated Nov. 8, 1959Map (db m196062) WM
4Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance Tree
These Trees Honoring the Bicentennials of the Northwest Ordinance and the U.S. Constitution were Sponsored by Ohio's: Dept. of Natural Resources Nurserymen's Association Daughters of the American Revolution 1787-1987Map (db m196058) WM
5Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Congressional Medal of Honor RecipientsState of Ohio, Auglaize County
United States of America Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients State of Ohio, Auglaize County Civil War Cpl Christian Schnell Mississippi 1863Map (db m12416) HM
6Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 5-6 — Dayton and Michigan Railroad
The Dayton and Michigan Railroad provided the single most important impetus to the growth and development of Wapakoneta. Although Wapakoneta had been platted in 1833, at the time of incorporation (1848), "the town was still without any material . . . Map (db m12406) HM
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7Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 3-6 — Dudley Nichols
Dudley Nichols was born in Wapakoneta in 1895, the son of Dr. Grant and Mary Mean Nichols. He spent his childhood in a home on this site and graduated from Blume High School before leaving Ohio. After working as a journalist in new York City, he . . . Map (db m92116) HM
8Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — F5D Skylancer
This Douglas F5D Skylancer was one of four originally constructed, and is the only example still in existence. It was flown by Neil A. Armstrong from September 1960 to September 1962 to simulate the flight characteristics of the space vehicle . . . Map (db m20920) HM
9Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Five Fun Facts About Neil Armstrong & Wapakoneta
Neil was born on his grandparents' farm southwest of town on August 5, 1930. After living in more than a dozen communities across Ohio, the Armstrong family settled permanently in Wapakoneta in April 1944, when Neil was a freshman in high . . . Map (db m196063) HM
10Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 9-6 — Neil Armstrong's Boyhood Home
Side A Stephen and Viola Armstrong moved their family, including 13-year-old Neil and his younger siblings, June and Dean, to the house at 601 West Benton Street in 1944. Here, Neil explored his fascination with flying by reading aviation . . . Map (db m126824) HM
11Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — On This Site Stood The Original Sheriff's Residence And Jail.1850 - 1999
Dr. George W. Holbrook, "Father of Auglaize County", was awarded the contract to construct this building at the cost of $3950.00 erected simultaneously with the first courthouse (which stood north of this site). It was completed in January . . . Map (db m196057) HM
12Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Plank RoadWapakoneta to St. Mary’s — Original Route 33 —
Site of St. Marys – Wapakoneta plank road built 1850- 1852 of Burr and White Oak timber 3 to 5 ft in diam. cut and milled at Moulton financed by Wapakoneta – St Marys businessmen who charged toll for profit and maintenance. Replaced . . . Map (db m77612) HM
13Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 8-6 — Sts. Peter and Paul ChurchMother Church of the Petersburg Parishes
Saints Peter and Paul Church, Petersburg (1835), was the mother church for St. Joseph, Wapakoneta; St. John the Evangelist, Fryburg; St. Lawrence, Rhine; and Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Botkins. All were founded by German-Catholic . . . Map (db m119322) HM
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14Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 368 — The Auglaize County Courthouse
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m196060) HM
15Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — The Charles F. Herbst Building (1905)Charles Herbst (1874-1910)
began his professional life as a tinsmith, but, by 1880 had established a "general loan, insurance, and collections business," later considered a privete bank. The building is Wapakoneta's only example of the Art Nouveau StyleMap (db m196052) HM
16Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — The John H. Nichols House
The The John H. Nichols House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m196055) HM
17Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 6-6 — The Shannon Stock Company
Side A: The Shannon Stock Company, also known as Shannon's Famous Players, was a traveling theatre company based in Wapakoneta from 1913 until the Great Depression. Founded by Harry Shannon, the group included his wife Adelaide, their . . . Map (db m29924) HM
18Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — United States of America Congressional Medal Of Honor RecipentsState Of Ohio, Auglaize County
Civil War CPL Christian Schnell Mississippi 1863Map (db m196061) WM
19Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Veterans of the Foreign Wars of the U.S.A.Map (db m178576) WM
20Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Veterans Memorial
This monument was erected in respect of Veterans of all wars. Let this monument be a reminder that military personnel of past and future gave their lives in order to protect the many freedoms we have as American citizens.Map (db m178580) WM
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21Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapaghonetta Reservationthe Shawnee Reservation at Wapakoneta — the Eastern Boundary marker —
By the Treaties at the Maumee Rapids in 1817, and 1818 at St. Mary’s, the Shawnee Indians were given a reservation of ten miles by twelve miles. This being the eastern boundary line. Indian Towns within this area were Blackhoof’s (now St. Johns), . . . Map (db m75195) HM
22Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta(Wapaughkonnetta)
Council House (Capital) of the Shawnee from c.1798 until their forced removal to Kansas in 1832Map (db m178525) HM
23Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta
Hometown of Neil Armstrong First Man on the Moon July 20, 1969 Map (db m178527) HM
24Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta (Wapaughkonnetta)
Council House (Capital) of the Shawnee from c.1798 until their forced removal to Kansas in 1832Map (db m12413) HM
25Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta All Wars Memorial
Erected by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 73 Wapakoneta, Ohio to their departed comrades and in memory of all veterans of all warsMap (db m12414) WM
26Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 377 — Wapakoneta Commercial Historic District
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m196065) HM
27Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta Heritage Parkway
Plaque # 1 The Shawnee Indians were driven from the southern United States in the late 17th and early 18th centuries by white settlers and Catawba, Cherokee and Chickasaw Nations. the Shawnee were given permission by the Miamis and . . . Map (db m86526) HM
28Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta Hometown Of Neil Armstrong
First on the Moon July 20, 1969Map (db m196051) HM
29Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta Woman's Club, Inc.
Wapakoneta Woman's Club, Inc. has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m196056) HM
 
 
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Nov. 29, 2022