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

Youngstown, Ohio Historical Markers

Mahoning County Vietnam War Memorial image, Touch for more information
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2017
Mahoning County Vietnam War Memorial
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 1959-1975 The Vietnam War
1959-1975 The Vietnam War This memorial is dedicated by the people of Mahoning County to honor forever those who served, those who gave their lives, and those who remain missing in action. As we walk away at peace the healing has begun and now we . . . — Map (db m107684) WM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 36-50 — Central Square (1900-2004) / Stambaugh Building
Side A Central Square (1900-2004) Steel-frame skyscrapers and retail buildings replaced wood-frame residences as the downtown evolved into a commercial district. A small public library branch occupied the north side of the square from . . . — Map (db m121452) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 38-50 — Central Tower / Mahoning National Bank Building
Central Tower One of northeast Ohio's finest Art Deco examples, the 17-story Central Tower was designed by Morris W. Scheibel (1887-1976) for Central Savings & Loan in 1929. Scheibel's use of stepped-back upper floors, an Egyptian-inspired . . . — Map (db m107688) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 39-50 — Civil War Soldiers' Monument / Realty Building
Civil War Soldiers' Monument The figure atop the Soldiers' Monument has looked over Youngstown's Central Square since 1870. Ohio Governor David Tod began campaigning for a monument for Youngstown's fallen soldiers even before the Civil War ended. . . . — Map (db m107806) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 32-50 — Crandall ParkFifth Avenue Historic District
Side A Crandall Park is the heart of the historic district and includes Fifth Avenue, Redondo Road, Catalina Avenue, and Tod Lane. Most of the district’s historic structures were built between 1904 and 1930, Youngstown’s heyday as an urban . . . — Map (db m79490) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 33-50 — Harry Burt and Good Humor / Ross Radio Company
Side A Harry Burt and Good Humor Harry B. Burt (1874-1926) came to Youngstown in 1893 and began making and selling penny candy. He expanded his business with high quality candies, chocolates, and ice cream. Around 1920 Burt invented a . . . — Map (db m79492) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — In Memory of the Heroes of the Township
[front] Antietam Chickamauga The heroic dead of Youngstown township killed in battle or died from disease contracted in the army, 1861 – 1865. 1st infantry division Army of Virginia, Surgeon in Chief Thomas J. Shannon, Cedar Creek, . . . — Map (db m108899) WM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 45-50 — Kyle-McCollum House
Side A The Kyle-McCollum House, thought to be the oldest continuously inhabited residence still on its original site in Youngstown, was built by War of 1812 veteran Joshua Kyle (c. 1766-1842) and his wife Mary Stewart (c. 1774-1844). The . . . — Map (db m122051) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — Little Steel Strike
On May 26, 1937, President Philip Murray of the Steel Workers Committee (SWOC) ordered a national walkout against three of the "Little Steel" companies. Two companies, Republic and Youngstown Sheet & Tube, operated major facilities in Ohio. The . . . — Map (db m79493) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 16-50 — Oscar D. Boggess Homestead / Boggess Quarry
Side A: Oscar D. Boggess Homestead Oscar D. Boggess (1832-1907) was born in Virginia, the son of a slave and her master. He and his family were granted freedom in the will of his father and master. The will was contested up to the United . . . — Map (db m43861) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 11-50 — Pioneer Pavilion / Mill Creek Furnace
Side A Pioneer Pavilion Pioneer Pavilion, one of the oldest structures in Youngstown, is a rare surviving example of early nineteenth-century industry. James Heaton constructed this sandstone building in 1821 as a mill for carding and . . . — Map (db m79495) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 26-50 — St. Augustine Episcopal Chapel
St. Augustine Episcopal Chapel was founded by Lenora Evans Berry, an African American woman, in 1907. A lifelong Baptist, her mission was the development of the Episcopal Church for African Americans in Youngstown. Mrs. Berry's husband, bricklayer . . . — Map (db m79496) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 34-50 — St. Elizabeth Hospital
The Sisters of the Humility of Mary, who came here from France in 1864, opened St. Elizabeth Hospital on this site in the former Fitch House on December 8, 1911. St. Elizabeth Hospital has cared for all, regardless of ability to pay, and devoted . . . — Map (db m79499) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — The First Log School
Bicentennial 1776 ★ July 4 ★ 1976 The first log school in Mahoning County 1803 — Map (db m107689) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 37-50 — Union National Bank Building / Central Square (1798-1899)
Union National Bank Building The First National Bank erected the present building in 1926 during a period of great industrial and social development in the Mahoning Valley. This bank merged with the Commercial National Bank to form the Union . . . — Map (db m107686) HM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 10-50 — Warner Brothers
The Warner Brothers - Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack - were members of a Jewish immigrant family from Poland that settled in Youngstown in the mid-1890s. The brothers attended local schools and worked in their father's shoe repair shop and meat market . . . — Map (db m79500) HM

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