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A Prehistoric Fort Marker image, Touch for more information
By Dale K. Benington, December 23, 2009
A Prehistoric Fort Marker
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — A Prehistoric Fort
A Prehistoric Fort consisting of earthen walls accompanied by moats, formerly occupied this site. The walls, three to four feet high, probably were surmounted by palisades which together with the steep river banks, rendered the fort fairly secure . . . — Map (db m25860) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 41-48 — Art Tatum
Art Tatum was born in Toledo on October 13, 1909, the son of Arthur Tatum, Sr. and Mildred Hoskins Tatum. Despite being blind in one eye and only partially sighted in the other, he became one of the greatest jazz pianists of his era. To deal with . . . — Map (db m94866) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 26–48 — Canal Terminus / Manhattan — Ohio Historical Marker
Marker Front: Canal Terminus The original northernmost lock in a canal system which linked Lake Erie with the Ohio River was located near the foot of LaSalle Street. Indiana’s Wabash & Erie Canal (1843 – 1874) . . . — Map (db m19439) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 36-48 — Engine House Number One / Neptune Engine No. 1
(Engine House Number One – marker side 1) Toledo's first fire station was built in November 1837 one city block due north of this site at the southwest corner of Cherry Street and Eagle Lane at 519 Cherry on what is now the . . . — Map (db m121491) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 9-48 — Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad — Ohio Historical Marker
[East side of Marker]:"Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad" The first railroad to operate west of the Allegheny Mountains was Toledo's colorful "Erie and Kalamazoo." Begun in 1832, the line was completed by 1836. Its rails were made of oak . . . — Map (db m27718) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 60-48 — First Chartered Girl Scout Council in the United States
Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927) had a dream that young women could be independent, help others in need, and be responsible leaders in their communities. Low founded Girl Scouts of the United States of America with 18 girls on March 12, 1912 in her . . . — Map (db m94889) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 22-48 — First Congregational Church
Side A First Congregational Church Founded in 1833, this is the oldest congregation organized within Toledo's original boundaries. From 1844 to 1913 the church occupied a succession of three meeting houses on St. . . . — Map (db m94890) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — George Duncan Forsyth
[Text on Front Side of Marker] F. C. L. [Text on Right Side of Marker] George Duncan Forsyth Lt. Co. B. 100th O. V. I. Captured at Limestone Station Sept. 8, 1863. Shot and Killed in Libby Prison. Apr. 12, 1864, . . . — Map (db m44765) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 37-48 — Historic Woodlawn Cemetery — Ohio Historical Marker
Founded in 1876 by a group of Toledo businessmen, Woodlawn Cemetery was designed in the tradition of the country's "rural cemetery" movement, which was first popularized in Europe in the 1830s. This movement reflects the change in American burial . . . — Map (db m27214) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — James B. Steedman — Major-General, U.S.V.
[Front/South Side of Monument] James B. Steedman, Major-General, U.S.V. Carrick's Ford [Right/East Side of Monument] Erected by W.J. Finlay 1886 Nashville [Back/North Side of Monument] . . . — Map (db m44820) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 21-48 — Lucas County — Ohio Historical Marker
[Front Side/West Side of Marker]:"Lucas County" Lucas County was named for Governor Robert Lucas who championed Ohio's cause in the "Toledo War," a boundary dispute arising when both Ohio and the Michigan Territory claimed this area. . . . — Map (db m27221) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Lucas County — Created June 20, 1835 — Named for Governor Robert Lucas
Son of the Pioneers, born 1781. Recruited twenty Ohioans for duty in case of war with Spain over Louisiana Purchase. Brigadier General, 2nd. Brigade, 2nd. Division, Ohio Militia in War of 1812. Governor of Ohio 1832-36; enacted first laws . . . — Map (db m121994) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 24-48 — Medical College of Ohio — Ohio Historical Marker
State interest in medical education for northwest Ohio became a reality when the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo was established in December, 1964. Located initially at South Detroit and Arlington on Lucas County property, MCO moved to the present . . . — Map (db m94749) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — A86 — Michigan - Ohio State Line — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Hull-Winchester Marches
Ohio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail Text on North Side : Hull-Winchester Marches 1812 • Marches • 1813 - - - - - MichiganOhio State Line Text on South Side : . . . — Map (db m93602) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 47-48 — Moses Fleetwood Walker
Moses Fleetwood Walker was born on October 7, 1856 in Ohio to Moses M. Walker, a physician, and Caroline, a midwife. He attended and played baseball at Oberlin College and the University of Michigan. In 1883, Walker joined the newly formed Toledo . . . — Map (db m94868) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Peter and Robert Navarre
Erected by Citizens of Toledo, East Side Commercial Club, and Ford Post, GAR Peter and Robert Navarre U.S. Scouts War of 1812 East Toledo Historical Society, 1989 — Map (db m19556) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Peter Navarre — 1785 – 1874
Famous Scout Whose loyalty, courage, and resourcefulness aided the United States in retaining this territory during the War of 1812 – 1815. His grave is 400 feet south of this spot. This memorial erected October 6, 1923. by The Peter Navarre . . . — Map (db m19552) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 50–48 — Peter Navarre
(Front):Peter Navarre 1790-1874 Considered the first citizen of the East Side, Peter Navarre, along with his brother Robert, first settled the land east of the Maumee River in 1807. A fur trader by profession, Navarre . . . — Map (db m19555) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 10-48 — Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805 — Ohio Historical Marker
[East Side of Marker]:"Port Lawrence" This pioneer village, which was united with its downriver rival, Vistula, to be incorporated as Toledo in 1837, was platted by Cincinnati businessmen in 1817. The "Panic" of 1819 caused the . . . — Map (db m25999) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Private Mark Wood — Company C., 21st. Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Private Mark Wood, Company C, 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Died July 11, 1866 Congressional Medal of Honor winner Pvt. Wood, a union soldier during the Civil War, was a member of the famed Andrews Raiders, who took possession of the Confederate . . . — Map (db m19087) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — Spanish American War Memorial
This monument erected by Spanish War veterans, patriotic organizations and citizens of the city of Toledo to commemorate the valour and patriotism of the men who served in the War with Spain, Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition . . . — Map (db m121997) WM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — State Line — 50th Anniversary of Michigan - Ohio Boundary Survey
[Front of Marker] STATE LINE Surveyed By S. S. Gannet Geographer United States Geological Survey 1915 [Ohio Side of Marker] OHIO Frank B. Willis Governor - - - - - Erected by Authority of The . . . — Map (db m21007) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 19-48 — The Blade
(marker side 1) The Toledo Blade is the city's oldest continuing business. The newspaper was first published on December 19, 1835, during the Ohio-Michigan boundary dispute known as the "Toledo War." The name is derived from that . . . — Map (db m121496) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — The Great Trail
This Tablet Marks the Path Made previous to the French and Indian War By the Indians Who called it THE GREAT TRAIL It extended from Detroit to Pittsburg and was used by the French and British and by General Harrison in 1812. . . . — Map (db m27216) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 8-48 — The Oliver House — Ohio Historic Marker
[Front Side]:"The Oliver House" Overlooking the "Middlegrounds," an early site of railroad, immigration, and commercial activity, the Oliver House opened in 1859 as Toledo's premier hotel. It was designed by nationally prominent . . . — Map (db m26003) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 57-48 — The Toledo State Hospital New Cemetery, 1922-1973
[Front Side of Marker] : "The Toledo State Hospital New Cemetery, 1922-1973" Toledo State Hospital opened in January 1888 as the Toledo Asylum for the Insane. People were admitted with mild to severe forms of mental illness, and a . . . — Map (db m30782) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 56-48 — The Toledo State Hospital Old Cemetery, 1888-1922
[Front Side of Marker] : "The Toledo State Hospital Old Cemetery, 1888-1922" Toledo State Hospital opened in January 1888 as the Toledo Asylum for the Insane. Originally located immediately south of this cemetery, the hospital was . . . — Map (db m30791) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 11-48 — The Toledo Zoo / The New Deal in Toledo
Side 1: The Toledo Zoo Now ranked among the country's finest, the zoo began in 1900 with one large woodchuck in a box at Walbridge Park. After the organization of the Toledo Zoological Society, 1905-10, the zoo began its steady growth, . . . — Map (db m29762) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 12-48 — The Toledo Zoo / Toledo's Canals
[Front Side of Marker]:"The Toledo Zoo" Now ranked among the country's finest, the zoo began in 1900 with one large woodchuck in a box at Walbridge Park. After the organization of the Toledo Zoological Society, 1905-10, the zoo began . . . — Map (db m41959) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 7-48 — Toledo — Ohio Historical Marker
[Front Side of Marker, Facing South]:"Toledo" After consolidation of the villages of Fort Lawrence and Vistula, the City of Toledo was incorporated in 1837. Originally named "Toledo" in 1833, the site became part of Ohio when the . . . — Map (db m27063) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 13-48 — Toledo Museum of Art — Ohio Historical Marker
Founded in 1901 under the leadership of Edward Drummond Libbey, who established the glass industry in Toledo, the Museum building was designed by the architect Edward Green. It was completed in three stages in 1912, 1926, and 1933. From the outset . . . — Map (db m94869) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 20-48 — Toledo’s Canals — Ohio Historical Marker
[Marker Front]: The first canal boat arrived in Toledo from Indiana in 1843 via the Wabash & Erie Canal. The Miami & Erie Canal from Cincinnati was completed in 1845. It joined the W&E Canal near Defiance and they shared the same course . . . — Map (db m19474) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 14-48 — Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
SIde A Toledo's First High School Toledo High School opened in 1854 on the site of the city's first log schoolhouse. After an 1895 fire, it was rebuilt and named Central High School. The facility closed in 1914 with . . . — Map (db m94891) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 6-48 — Vistula Historic District — Ohio Historical Marker
The pioneer village of Vistula is now bounded by Walnut, Champlain, Chestnut, Magnolia, and Summit streets. Established in 1833 by Benjamin F. Stickney and Edward Bissell, Vistula was merged with its rival, Port Lawrence, and in 1837 both villages . . . — Map (db m26318) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — War Savings Stamps — Lucas County
In recognition of the Patriotism of the People of Lucas County who so generously purchased War Savings Stamps in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings Committee — Map (db m121995) WM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — William McKinley Monument
(panel 1) William McKinley Born at Niles – Trumbull County, Ohio January Twenty-Ninth – Eighteen Hundred and Forty-Three Volunteer Soldier of the Rebellion Representative in Congress Twice Governor of Ohio Twice . . . — Map (db m121996) HM

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