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Canal Winchester, Ohio Historical Markers

 
Bergstresser/Dietz Covered Bridge Marker (side B) image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2008
Bergstresser/Dietz Covered Bridge Marker (side B)
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — 17-25 — Bergstresser/Dietz Covered Bridge 1887-1991
(Side A) In March, 1887, the Franklin County Commissioners announced the building of a bridge in Madison Township over Little Walnut Creek at Kramer's Ford. Area citizens had petitioned for a bridge to transport agricultural products to the . . . — Map (db m12515) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Canal Winchester
Birthplace of Oley Speaks, 1874 - 1948. Musician and Composer — Map (db m12177) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — 26-25 — Canal Winchester and the Ohio and Erie Canal
[Marker Front]: You are standing on the site of Ohio and Erie Canal. The canal helped to open the interior of Ohio to trade and settlement and played a part in Winchester's prosperity during the mid-1800s. Local farmers exported grain from . . . — Map (db m12530) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Canal Winchester Veterans Memorial
Duty Honor Country — Map (db m17137) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Canal Winchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who served 1959 Vietnam 1975 — Map (db m17136) WM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Faith United Methodist Church

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m137580) HM

Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Franklin Hills Cemetery Veterans Section
In honor of the Gold Star Mothers and all Veterans who unselfishly served their country in time of need. Dedicated July 4, 1979 — Map (db m53866) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Ohio's Oldest Active School
Ohio's Oldest Active School 1862 - 1987 125 years — Map (db m12531) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Prentiss School No. 8
This building was generously donated to the Village of Canal Winchester in the interest of historic preservation by the following businessmen: Lloyd Stebelton, Dick Weiser, Don Weiser, Robert Wood, Neil Wyman. It was moved from its previous . . . — Map (db m12180) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Pvt. Alfred Cannon
95th O.V.I. Co-D 8-18-1862 to 1-21-1865 P.O.W. Resident of Canal Winchester enlisted to preserve the Union. Taken prisoner at Brices Crossroads, MS. and marched to Andersonville, GA., Confederate prison. He gave up his place of exchange to a . . . — Map (db m12178) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Stradley Place
In Honor of Dr. Bland L. Stradley 1889-1957 Dr. Stradley was a noted educator whose career began in 1913 as principal of the Canal Winchester High School. He spent 38 consecutive years at the Ohio State University where he was Vice President in . . . — Map (db m12532) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — 108-25 — The Interurban Depot
Erected in 1905 by the Scioto Valley Traction Company, this station served as a terminal for passenger and freight service as part of an electric railway that connected Canal Winchester with neighboring towns in central Ohio. Known as the . . . — Map (db m31375) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Canal Winchester — Veterans Memorial

Flag Flying In Memory Of

Army Navy Marines Air Force Coast Guard — Map (db m96060) WM


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