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Historical Markers and War Memorials in West Union, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Adams 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 Adams County, OH (45) Brown County, OH (55) Highland County, OH (21) Pike County, OH (16) Scioto County, OH (50) Lewis County, KY (20) Mason County, KY (49)  AdamsCounty(45) Adams County (45)  BrownCounty(55) Brown County (55)  HighlandCounty(21) Highland County (21)  PikeCounty(16) Pike County (16)  SciotoCounty(50) Scioto County (50)  LewisCountyKentucky(20) Lewis County (20)  MasonCounty(49) Mason County (49)
West Union is the county seat for Adams County
West Union is in Adams County
      Adams County (45)  
ADJACENT TO ADAMS COUNTY
      Brown County (55)  
      Highland County (21)  
      Pike County (16)  
      Scioto County (50)  
      Lewis County, Kentucky (20)  
      Mason County, Kentucky (49)  
 
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1Ohio (Adams County), West Union — Adams County Heritage Center
This structure erected 1835 as Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Congregation organized in 1812. Many members active participants in Underground Railroad. Church closed 1894. Oscar C. Roebuck operated mortuary here 1909 ’till 1936. Then used . . . Map (db m135304) HM
2Ohio (Adams County), West Union — Adams County War Memorial
Dedicated to the valiant men and women of Adams County who served their country with honor and distinction in all wars
"Those who do not remember the past are condemned to relive it" George Santayana, American Poet and . . . Map (db m199323) WM
3Ohio (Adams County), West Union — Bell
Bell from Second Adams County Courthouse 1811 - 1876Map (db m199322) HM
4Ohio (Adams County), West Union — 1-1 — Bradford Tavern1804
The Bradford Tavern, West Union’s first inn built circa 1804, served the Maysville-Zanesville stagecoach route and such travelers as Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, and Santa Anna. After 1840, it was continued as the Marlatt House and, later, the . . . Map (db m135307) HM
5Ohio (Adams County), West Union — Corp. Carey Mc. Moore
In memory of Corp. Carey Mc. Moore Co. L 148, Inf. 37, Div. Born Dec. 6, 1896 Killed In Action Argonne Forest Sept. 29, 1918Map (db m199324) WM
6Ohio (Adams County), West Union — 18-1 — Cowboy Copas / The Oklahoma Cowboy
Country music writer and recording star Lloyd Estel Copas was born on July 15, 1913 on Moon Hollow near Blue Creek in Adams County, Ohio. Reared by musical parents, he learned to play the guitar and fiddle at an early age and began a singing . . . Map (db m135306) HM
7Ohio (Adams County), West Union — 12-1 — First Presbyterian ChurchThomas Kirker — American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site —
side A First Presbyterian Church The First Presbyterian Church of West Union, built in 1810, is known as the "Church of the Governors." Although the date is uncertain, the congregation was organized circa 1800 on Thomas Kirker's land on . . . Map (db m122227) HM
8Ohio (Adams County), West Union — Hon. John T. Wilson's Tribute To The Soldiers
Hon. John T. Wilson's tribute to the Soldiers. 1861 - 1865. Ohio Bicentennial 1803-2003 Rededicated June 14, 2003 In celebration of the Ohio Bicentennial In memory of the Soldiers of Adams County Ohio who were killed or died . . . Map (db m199326) WM
9Ohio (Adams County), West Union — 14-1 — Lafferty Funeral Collection
The William Lafferty Memorial Funeral and Carriage Collection shows the development of the funeral business since the mid-1800s through an exhibit of caskets, funeral clothing, and hearses collected and preserved by James William . . . Map (db m135347) HM
10Ohio (Adams County), West Union — Olde Wayside Inn
Ohio's oldest standing inn still in use. Built in 1804.Map (db m199307) HM
11Ohio (Adams County), West Union — 19-1 — Pioneer County Seat / Camp Hamer
A short distance south of Zane’s Trace, West Union was established by an act of the Ohio Legislature on April 13, 1803, as the seat of Adams County. West Union was surveyed in the spring of the following year, and became important stagecoach . . . Map (db m135312) HM
12Ohio (Adams County), West Union — 16-1 — West Union Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church / Reverend John Graham
Members of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church settled in Adams County as early as 1797. The West Union congregation was organized in 1812, and a lot was purchased for the construction of a public house of worship. This brick church, . . . Map (db m135303) HM
13Ohio (Adams County), West Union — Zane TraceTreber Inn — Asahel Eddington —
Ohio’s first highway and mail route authorized by Congress 1796 marked and cleared in 1797 by Col. Ebenezer Zane a blazed trail, it became the route of the old stage line from Maysville to Wheeling used by noted statesmen to and from the . . . Map (db m121836) HM
 
 
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Jul. 1, 2022