Construction of this stone mansion was begun in 1864 by General Abram Sanders Piatt (1821-1908). Finished in 1871, it replaced an earlier frame house where Abram had lived with his first wife Hannah and their children before her death in 1861 and . . . — — Map (db m144457) HM
This marker rests within the boundaries of a 57 acre tract of land
gifted to the Fairview Cemetery trustees on September 23, 1921 by
Henry and Elizabeth Foust. The tract is bounded on the east by
county road 5 (then known as the West Liberty and . . . — — Map (db m199526) HM
Benjamin M. Piatt, son of a Revolutionary War patriot, was raised on farms in New Jersey and later in Kentucky. As a young adult in the Cincinnati area, Benjamin's interests in commerce, real estate and law brought prosperity and the ability to . . . — — Map (db m144523) HM
Hull's Trace. A trail over which General Hull's army marched to Detroit in 1812. At this point a company of scouts recruited by Capt. Wm. McColloch of Zanetown joined Hull's army.
Moluntha. Chief Moluntha, Grand Sachem of the . . . — — Map (db m198041) HM
Benjamin Piatt and other early white settlers established farm-related industries using the water power of the Macacheek Creek. Benjamin built two dams to control the water supply and improved the head race channeling water across his land from . . . — — Map (db m144548) HM
Can history be fun? Kids who lived long ago had fun just as we do today. These yards and walkways have been play spaces for generations of Piatt children. Enjoy their spirit — have fun playing games from the past.
Kids have . . . — — Map (db m144820) HM
Nearby stood the Shawnee village of Mackachack or Mac-A-Cheek. This village was the first of the Shawnee towns to be attacked by Gen. Benjamin Logan's mounted Kentucky militia in the fall of 1786. In all the American forces destroyed eight Shawnee . . . — — Map (db m19811) HM
Home of Donn Platt 1819-1892
Frame portion of
erected prior to 1824.
Stone additions 1879-81.
This tablet placed by
The Ohio State
Historical Society — — Map (db m199524) HM
Here was fought the first of the major engagements of Logan’s 1786 campaign, in which eight Shawnee towns were destroyed and Chief Moluntha killed. Kenton here ran the gantlet in 1778. — — Map (db m136689) HM
recycled thermoplastic composite bridge
Built in 2012
Construction cost $325,661
Built by Logan County Engineer’s Office Bridge Crew
Materials manufactured by Axion, New Providence, NJ
Designed by Parsons . . . — — Map (db m76832)
Who do we have here?
Left: This photograph first appeared in a souvenir booklet by William McCoy Piatt in 1916, four years after he first opened his family's home for tours.
Upper right: William McCoy Piatt
1846 - . . . — — Map (db m144486) HM
The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 increased the punishment for
abolitionists and rewards to those whom facilitated their capture
and return to owners.
This led to the routes to the East and West being more difficult to
navigate from Columbus to . . . — — Map (db m140252) HM
Of all Monroe Township
Men in service
February 16, 1945
Died in France
October 28, 1918
July 21, 1944
. . . — — Map (db m80448) WM
[North Side of Marker]:"Shawnee Nation in Logan County"
From the 1770s until 1832, the Logan County area was the homeland to much of the Shawnee Nation. Ten villages known as the Upper Mad River towns included the homes of . . . — — Map (db m34083) HM
In tribute to
Chief of Police: 1958- 1962
Sherman M. Ricketts
Who gave his life in the line of duty
in the early morning hours of June 29th, 1962.
while investigating a suspicious person
complaint, he was struck down without warning
by . . . — — Map (db m87710) HM
Most of the farm buildings that provided storage for the crops and livestock on the Piatt farm have disappeared from the landscape. The original 1840 barn, located near the family's first home was used to store 60 plus tons of hay, more than 400 . . . — — Map (db m144915) HM
The barn still standing behind Mac-A-Cheek Castle is the only remaining section of what was the second (and possibly third) Piatt family barn. It was built in the late 19th century with a modified post and beam construction. Remaining interior . . . — — Map (db m144931) HM
This land was home to Shawnee People who established their villages on the uplands of the north side of the Mac-A-Cheek valley and their corn fields in the bottom lands along the stream. The earliest white settlers also favored the bottom lands . . . — — Map (db m144757) HM
The first permanent Sunday School in the "Old" Mennonite Church, founded by the authority of the church, was organized in the Logan County Amish Mennonite Church, now the South Union Church, one and seven-tenths miles, northwest of this location, . . . — — Map (db m38250) HM
The Ludlow Road (side A):
You are entering Logan County over a road built after a strip of timber 40 ft. wide had been cut to establish a line between the headwaters of the Little Miami and the source of the Scioto River.
The Ludlow Line . . . — — Map (db m13766) HM
A name given to a manner
of piloting negro slaves
to freedom. Pilots of this
area were largely Quakers,
the most active of whom
were the Pickerells, Paxtons,
Underground . . . — — Map (db m76372) HM
[Front Side of Marker]: "West Liberty"
The West Liberty area, in the Mad River Valley, was the location of at least seven Shawnee Indian villages. This elevated site was the location of one of those villages. Several septs or . . . — — Map (db m43901) HM
These five acres of land are given by Dr. H. L. Mikesell, his wife Helena,
and daughters, Lydia Jo and Jane (Younkman). Dr. Mikesell, a physician
in the United States Army and in West Liberty, believed that experiencing
the great out-of-doors was . . . — — Map (db m76740)
Water Softening Plant
- - - -
Milton W. Stout - Mayor
Donald McAlexander - Clerk
Board of Trustees of - Public Affairs
Wm. Scarbourogh - President
Joseph W. Craig
Clyde L. Lynn
. . . . . . . — — Map (db m76861) HM
This memorial is
dedicated to the men
from West Liberty
and community who
have served our
nation in it’s conflicts
The aristocracy of today is not one of birth
or wealth but of those
who do things for the
welfare of . . . — — Map (db m127349) WM