A pioneer furniture manufacturer and philanthropist, Erie J. Sauder (1904-1997) was born and reared on a farm in Archbold. With the help of his wife Leona, he began woodworking in their town barn in 1934. Crafting tables and church pews, the Sauder . . . — — Map (db m69003) HM
Henry Simon Winzeler, founder of The Ohio Art Company, was born in 1876 in the Winzeler family home just north of this site in Burlington. As a young man, he opened a dental practice in 1900 in the Murbach Building in Archbold . . . — — Map (db m68979) HM
After the war of 1812, the United State Congress proposed two million acres of military bounty land for the Michigan Territory. To survey the land, the meridian had to first be established. U.S. Surveyor General Edward Tiffin created the meridian . . . — — Map (db m88493) HM
Between July 12 and October 26, 1915, Samuel Stinson Gannet,Geographer of the United States Geological Survey and crew retraced and surveyed the Ohio and Michigan State line. Working with a transit and dragging a 300 foot steel tape, the crew . . . — — Map (db m88522) HM
[Side Facing North] "The Ohio Michigan Boundary War"
The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 defined the boundary of the northern and southern tier of states to be carved out of the Northwest Territory, as a line drawn east from the . . . — — Map (db m21009) HM
Council Oak Of the three things for which the site is historically important, only one survives - the famous Council Oak. Given the power of speech, the great tree could tell a stirring story of council meetings, torture of war prisoners, and . . . — — Map (db m100804) HM
This site(approximately 6 acres) contains 12 low mounds which each averaged 3 foot high and 35 feet wide. They contain adult, children, and animal remains and cremains, altars, and personal belongings of pre-historic mound building cultures from the . . . — — Map (db m101218) HM