“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Roscoe, Ohio Historical Markers

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By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2009
24 Star Flag and Marker
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — 24 Star Flag (1822 - 1836)
This flag was created when Missouri was added to the Union. It was the first flag to be called “Old Glory” and to be recognized by the Army. — Map (db m27384) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Caldersburgh Pearl -2001
The Caldersburgh Pearl was dedicated in 2001 as a full-sized replica of a three-cabin canal freighter (65' x 14'). The name Caldersburgh Pearl has special significance to Roscoe's past. Caldersburgh was the name of the original community (early . . . — Map (db m27359) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Daniel Boyd House - c.1825
This house was built c.1825 by Daniel Boyd, a weaver. Some time in the 1830s, and in the face of financial difficulties, Daniel and Jane Boyd deeded the house to the Methodist Episcopal Church to be the church parsonage. Originally located in . . . — Map (db m27368) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Daniel Carroll House - c.1850
C.1850-1860, this building housed a grocery store operated by Daniel Carroll. — Map (db m26406) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Dr. Maro Johnson's House - c.1833
From 1833-1841 this property was owned by Joseph Kerr Johnson, father of John and David Johnson of the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum and no relation to Maro Johnson. Built c.1833-1838, the house and property were purchased by Maro Johnson and John . . . — Map (db m27369) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Dr. Maro Johnson's Office - 1842
In 1842, Maro Johnson purchased a portion of lot #2. The deed read that Johnson had to have the property paid for and a respectable building erected on it within one year. Those terms were met. The building became Dr. Johnson's office. — Map (db m27382) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — George LeRetilley House - 1853
George LeRetilley, a Roscoe merchant and a son of James LeRetilley Sr, built this as his home in 1853. It remains a private residence. — Map (db m25621) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Hay Craft and Learning Center - 1987
This building, dedicated in the spring of 1987, was named in honor of Raymond Hay as a lasting memorial to the late Coshocton businessman for the many contributions he made to the Roscoe Village restoration and to Coschocton County. It is also . . . — Map (db m26403) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Jacob Welsh House - c.1840
This house, built by 1840, was the home of Jacob Welsh. Welsh is on record as having been a toll collector from 1836-1837. Being a favorite of Mrs. Frances Montgomery, one of the founders of the restoration project, this was the first building . . . — Map (db m26404) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — James LeRetilley Building - 1847
James LeRetilley Sr. purchased the building in 1849, a year before his death. In 1825, he moved to Caldersburgh from Muskingum County and opened a general store. He was the first postmaster in Caldersburgh (1826). After the canal opened, LeRetilley . . . — Map (db m27381) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — James Taylor House (Reconstructed) - 1971
James Taylor, owner of a Coshocton woolen mill, built a house and possibly the fruit cellar on this lot in 1826. Taylor moved to California in 1840. Subsequent owners include David Frew, a miller, farmer, and a postmaster, and Daniel Rose, a . . . — Map (db m27383) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Old Warehouse 400 Whitewoman Street North
Built in 1831, this “Old Warehouse” was used to store large quantities of grain, hides, wool and produce. There was a dry goods store on the upper level. Known as the “Mill Store” in the 1830's, this was the natural place . . . — Map (db m27379) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Village Smithy - c.1890
Roscoe has a long history with blacksmithing, but not always at this location. Originally consisting of a two-story center section with a one-story south wing, our smithy was constructed c.1890 as a stable. In 1905, the original south wing was . . . — Map (db m26405) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — William Roscoe Building - 1840
Since its construction, this has always been a retail building: at one time a grocery store and once a mortuary. The upper floors contain private apartments. The building is named after William Roscoe, an English poet and abolitionist. — Map (db m27380) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Roscoe — Wilson Jacob House - c.1890
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