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Israel, Jerusalem — The CrucifixionAt Golgatha, The Place of the Skull
Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified and they took Jesus, and led him away. And he bearing the cross went forth into a place called Golgatha where they crucified him and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in . . . — Map (db m95071) HM
Israel, Negev (Southern), Be''er Sheva — Palmach Negev Brigade MemorialContemporary Art in a Unique Setting
The story of the Negev Brigade in the War of Independence (Nov, 1947 – March, 1949) The Brigade, whose ranks included local settlers, fought courageously against superior forces – Arab irregulars and the invading Egyptian Army . . . — Map (db m92482) WM
Colorado (Sedgwick County), Julesburg — ColoradoEntering the Centennial State
Here on the Great Plains where the ramparts of the Rocky Mountains still lies some hours westward, the Mountain State welcomes you. This highway leads up the valley of the South Platte River to Denver. In 1859 and 1860 the gold rush carried . . . — Map (db m100203) HM
Illinois (Iroquois County), Iroquois — Concord TownshipVillage of Iroquois — Veterans Memorial
Erected in 1997 by the people of Concord Township and the Village of Iroquois in memory of the men and women who served in the Armed Forces and in hope for the veterans of the future — Map (db m97329) WM
Illinois (Iroquois County), Iroquois — Gurdon S. Hubbard Trading Post
In 1822, Gurdon S. Hubbard, on this spot, built an Indian Trading Post and operated it until 1834. Here the Indian Princess Watchee-Kee lived with Hubbard, as his wife. — Map (db m96050) HM
Iowa (Linn County), Marion — Freedom FlameVeterans Memorial
Freedom Flame Veterans Memorial American Legion Post 298 1919 50th Anniversary 1969 — Map (db m96583) WM
Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — 420 — The Dinsmore HomesteadClassic “Old Kentucky Home”
Side A James and Martha Macomb Dinsmore moved from La. to raise their three daughters here. Completed in1842, the main house served as the center of a typical large, antebellum Boone Co. farm. tenants and slaves raised grains, grapes, . . . — Map (db m79304) HM
Kentucky (Boone County), Union — Big Bone LickMarker # 1 — Pre- Historic Site in Boone County, Kentucky
Discovered in 1739, by the French Capt. Charles Lemoyne de Longueil this famous saline- sulphur spring was frequented for thousands of years byIndians and vast herds of buffalo, deer and other animals. The first English explorers found . . . — Map (db m79060) HM
Kentucky (Boone County), Union — 1646 — Piatt's Landing &General E.R.S. Canby
Side A Piatt's Landing Near here on the north bank of the Ohio River at mile 510.5 was a riverboat landing, ferry, and road to the courthouse at Burlington. The landing and large brick home that once stood near, later called Winnfield . . . — Map (db m79142) HM
Kentucky (Kenton County), Covington — Chief Little Turtle
This great Miami war chief fought to protect the Indian hunting grounds of Kentucky and the villages of southern Ohio from the onrush of American settlers. Little Turtle twice led a confederation of Miami, Shawnee and Delaware Indians . . . — Map (db m78182) HM
Kentucky (Kenton County), Covington — Great Neighborhoods / Riverwalk Statues — A Treasure in Covington, Kentucky
Plaque #1 (APA logo) the American Planning Association, through Great Places in America, designates Historical Licking Riverside Neighborhood Covington, Kentucky as a Great Neighborhood 2013 Plaque #2 Seven historic . . . — Map (db m78756) HM
Kentucky (Kenton County), Covington — John James Audubon
“Nature must be seen first alive, and well studied, before attempts are made at representing her.” Best known as a painter of birds and most notably for his series called the Birds of America. Audubon came to the . . . — Map (db m78177) HM
Kentucky (Rockcastle County), Mount Vernon — 1644 — Boone Way
The 96-mile stretch of road from Crab Orchard to Cumberland Gap was known as Boone Way. Col. James Maret, an early advocate of road improvement, was responsible for cutting of roadbed and it’s first paving. As L&N railroad agent and telegraph . . . — Map (db m84508) HM
Kentucky (Rockcastle County), Mount Vernon — 1644 — Col. James Maret (1855- 1936)
Born in Garrard Co., Maret came here in 1877. He established this county’s first telephone exchange and newspaper; was town clerk for 25 years. Maret served as executive secretary of Kentucky’s Good Roads Association, and in 1929 published a . . . — Map (db m84509) HM
Montana (Gallatin County), Three Forks — Colter’s RunThe Second Marker — The Headwaters of the Missouri 1808
The Headwaters Region was the setting for the legend of Colter’s Run 1808 In the fall of 1808 John Colter and John Potts, both former members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, were trapping on the Jefferson River. Angered by previous . . . — Map (db m98438) HM
Montana (Gallatin County), Three Forks — Jefferson’s Instructions to Lewis and ClarkJuly 4th, 1803
“The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri river, & such principle stream of it, as, by its course & communication with the waters of the Pacific ocean… may offer the most direct & practicable water communication across . . . — Map (db m99217) HM
Montana (Gallatin County), Three Forks — Missouri River Headwaters
Approx.. 2 miles north on the Trident Road (#286) is the confluence of the Jefferson and Madison Rivers. A mile further downstream you can view the Gallatin River merging to form the headwaters of the Missouri River, the longest U.S. river. . . . — Map (db m99206) HM
Montana (Gallatin County), West Yellowstone — Southern Gallatin County
This basin was settled by ranchers and homesteaders. Bannock Indians had encampments here as late as 1913. Near here is the west entrance to Yellowstone Park, the nation’s first National Park(1872). West Yellowstone was founded in 1908 with the . . . — Map (db m100066) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Gomer — 1833 Gomer, OhioA Welsh Settlement
(red Welsh dragon logo) A village settled by Watkins, Roberts, and Nicholas families, bringing with them their Welsh traditions and establishing a community in honor of their native land. — Map (db m94555) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Harrod — USS Texas (CGN 39)
(logo of ship) USS Texas (CGN 39) The USS Texas (CGN 39) was built by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drtdock Company and was commissioned September 10, 1977 The ship had an overall length of 585’ with an extreme beam of 63’. A crew of 575 . . . — Map (db m94569) WM
Ohio (Allen County), LaFayette — LaFayette - Jackson Township Civil War Memorialand Veterans Memorial Garden
Erected 1903 by the Citizens of Jackson Tp. and Dedicated to the Memory of her soldiers of 1861. - 1865. [Grand Army of the Republic emblem] Ah! never shall the land forget. How flowed the life blood of her brave Gushed warm . . . — Map (db m29718) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Veterans Freedom Flag Monument
The Veterans Freedom Flag Monument dedicated May 22, 2010 to Veterans who made the sacrifice for freedom around the world, those who currently serve in the military and those who will serve in the future. Built entirely through the donations of . . . — Map (db m63076) WM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — Spencerville Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to our country’s defenders, erected by our patriotic people

1861- 1865 1898- 1902 1917- 1918 1941- 1945 (GAR logo) (Red Cross logo) (American Legion logo) (Spanish American Veteran Medal logo) 1921 (wreath logo) . . . — Map (db m95006) WM

Ohio (Auglaize County), Buckland — The Mystery Stone — Usually Ignored in Light of the Frontier Marker Next to It
The Mystery Stone when the middle pier of the railroad trestle spanning the Auglaize River was replaced in the mid 1940’s this sculpted stone was discovered as part of it. The stone was subsequently donated to the Village of Buckland by the . . . — Map (db m80773)
Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — Wapakoneta Heritage Parkway
Plaque # 1 The Shawnee Indians were driven from the southern United States in the late 17th and early 18th centuries by white settlers and Catawba, Cherokee and Chickasaw Nations. the Shawnee were given permission by the Miamis and . . . — Map (db m86526) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Waynesfield — Headwaters of Scioto RiverReference Point of Ohio Land Surveys — The Ellusive Source of One of Ohio's Major Rivers
Scioto River This is where the river starts and flowing southeast past Columbus, Circleville, and Chillicothe, joining the Ohio River at Portsmouth after a course of some 230 miles. Manchester Farm — Map (db m76598)
Ohio (Brown County), Fayetteville — Fayetteville Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in memory of United States Military Veterans Veterans of Foreign Wars Scanlon – Kelly Post 5920 Knights of Columbus Father Sourd Council 2423 Fayetteville Ohio 27 May 2013 — Map (db m95556) WM
Ohio (Butler County), Hamilton — Gen. Anthony WayneFive Mile Spring — On the Trail, North of Fort Hamilton
Gen. Anthony Wayne and his men camped here at Five Mile Spring September 1793 — Map (db m97797) HM
Ohio (Butler County), Middletown — Start of the Miami and Erie Canal1825 - 1929
In emulation of those who, July 21, 1825, here began the building of the Miami & Erie Canal, this Ohio property was rededicated November 2, 1929, to its original purpose - transportation, with the confident hope that a super-highway . . . — Map (db m29665) HM
Ohio (Butler County), Oxford — Alpha Delta PhiOlder Marker on the South Porch
In October 1833 was organized at Old Miami a chapter of Alpha Delta Phi- the first Greek letter fraternity to expand west of the Alleghenies. With this event Miami became the fourth college in the United States to . . . — Map (db m107742) HM
Ohio (Butler County), Oxford — Alumnae HallRemnants of a Glorious Past
Alumnae Hall Built: 1890- 1892 Razed: 1977 Born of the vision of President Leila McKee and built through the generousity of Olivia Meily Brice, Class of 1866 and Western’s first woman Trustee, Alumnae Hall was truly the gift of women to . . . — Map (db m107803) HM
Ohio (Champaign County), Cable — 28-11 — Lincoln Funeral Train
President Abraham Lincoln's assassination on April 14, 1865, created a national tragedy, and the nationl mourned as his body was transported by rail from Washington, D.C. back to Springfield, Illinois, where he would be buried. As the nine-car . . . — Map (db m84946) HM
Ohio (Champaign County), Mechanicsburg — Mechanicsburg Veterans MemorialRural American Tradition and Recreation
(Side A) Presented to the Town Council of Mechanicsburg by Co. B 32 Regt. O.V.I. (Side B) Vicksburg July 4 1863 — Map (db m80515) WM
Ohio (Champaign County), Mechanicsburg — W.W. I Veterans Memorial
first plaque- Center of Intersection Site of World War I Veterans Memorial 1919 - 1934 plaque placed by Donald Cannon Post 238 of the American Legion — Map (db m77271) HM
Ohio (Champaign County), North Lewisburg — North Lewisburg, O. Service FlagNorth Lewisburg Veterans Memorial
North Lewisburg, O. Service Flag 63 names of soldiers 1 nurse 64 stars We have helped make the world safe for democracy U.S.A. entered war April 6, 1917 Armistice November 11, 1918 Peace June 28, 1919 May 27, 1918 (left . . . — Map (db m86388) WM
Ohio (Champaign County), Rosewood — Asa B. BukrokerMonument to a Veteran School Administrator — Classic Artifacts in Rural Champaign County
in memory of Asa B. Buroker superintendent of Adams Township Schools 1907- 1920 the guilding influence throughout his life was service. He gave the rarest of gifts – himself — Map (db m80736) HM
Ohio (Champaign County), Urbana — Champaign County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of the men and women of Champaign County who served our country in war and peace. — Map (db m92405) WM
Ohio (Champaign County), Urbana — Champaign County World War I Memorial
In honor of the men and women of Champaign County who served in the World War 1914- 1918 Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1925 — Map (db m106995) WM
Ohio (Champaign County), Urbana — 30-11 — Pennsylvania Railroad Depot
(side A) Construction of the Columbus, Piqua, and Indiana Central Railroad started in 1850 and was finished in 1854. Later referred to as the "Panhandle Railroad," it ran from Columbus to Bradford. During the Civil War, the line carried . . . — Map (db m93853) HM
Ohio (Champaign County), Urbana — 34- 11 — War Council of 1812Old Grave Yard
side A- War Council of 1812 To confirm that the Treaty of Greenville would be upheld, Ohio Governor Return J. Meigs called a council with Native Americans June 6-9, 1812. He sought approval to cross native land when marching to Canada and . . . — Map (db m81636) HM
Ohio (Champaign County), Woodstock — 31- 11 — Universalist ChurchClassic Architecture and Art in Rural Ohio
Rev. George Messenger and his congregation built the first Universalist Church on this site. It was dedicated during a state convention of Universalists in Woodstock in June 1844. In 1893, Rev. John A. Carpenter was instrumental in erecting a . . . — Map (db m85116) HM
Ohio (Clark County), New Carlisle — Bethel Township Civil War Memorial
Bethel Townships Tribute to her Soldiers — Map (db m107805) WM
Ohio (Clark County), New Carlisle — John Paul, First White Settler in Clark County, OhioAlso, First Casualty
In memory of John Paul first white settler in Clark County killed by Indians 1793 — Map (db m80677) HM
Ohio (Clark County), South Vienna — Pleasant Township Veterans MemorialMcConkey Cemetery — Rural Clark County, Ohio
We sincerely thank the Pleasant Township Veterans past, present and future for their courage and devotion to duty and immeasurable sacrifice — Map (db m92542) WM
Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — James Demint Cabin1799 - 1925
One hundred feet south of this spot, James Demint, the founder of Springfield, built the first cabin in the city. In 1803 he completed the first plat of the city. — Map (db m83855) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Amelia — Morse House
Built by Increase Sumner Morse, 1806- 1875, circa 1850. This is one of the oldest buildings in Amelia and was constructed of bricks fired in a kiln on site. The house has served as an inn, and a store. Originally the house was located on . . . — Map (db m99697) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Batavia — Anderson State Road 1804
Tealtown and Baldwin Roads were once part of an old state road. In 1804, the new state of Ohio appropriated $1,650 for the purpose of making a road to go from Chillicothe through Cincinnati, to the West line of the state. Isaac Anderson, of . . . — Map (db m99475) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Batavia — Lake Allyn Site
The Clermont County Fair was held here from 1857 – 1863. In 1861, Civil War Camps Lucas and Scott were located here. In 1901 the Cincinnati, Georgetown and Portsmouth Railroad (CG&P), 1876 – 1935, constructed a ten acre lake named . . . — Map (db m99692) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Felicity — Honor Roll 1918Franklin Township WW I Veterans Memorial
Honor Roll 1918 Dedicated as a lasting tribute to the memory of our men who answered the call of their country in the World War. erected by the citizens of Franklin Township, Clermont County (68 names) US — Map (db m99976) WM
Ohio (Clermont County), Georgetown — 7- 13 — Utopia
Utopia was founded in 1844 by followers of French philosopher Charles Fourier (1772-1837). Fourierism, based on utopian socialism and the idea of equal sharing of investments in money and labor, reached peak popularity in the United States about . . . — Map (db m99948) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Goshen — Burial Site of Two Unknown SoldiersSlabs Camp — On the Bullskin Trail
Near here are buried two unknown soldiers of General Anthony Wayne's Army who died while at Slabs Camp, at the junction of Highway 131 and 133 in 1793. A memorial service was held by Edenton Willing Workers and Blanchester Daughter's of the American . . . — Map (db m99977) HM WM
Ohio (Clermont County), Goshen — 11- 13 — Goshen School Building
Side A In 1907, the Goshen School Building, later known as both Goshen Intermediate School and Sheila Green Elementary, was erected. The two-story, buff-colored, pressed-brick building was the first attempt at school consolidation in Goshen . . . — Map (db m99433) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Loveland — Charlie Henry RichThe Tombstone
Here lies Charlie Henry Rich who dealt “Aces and Eights” to Wild Bill Hickok in the Blackhills of Deadwood South Dakota in No. 10 Saloon August 2, 1876 — Map (db m99468) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Loveland — 3- 13 — Dead Man’s HandAces and 8s Worldwide Legend
Side A Charles Henry Rich, buried in this cemetery, was a close friend of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok. On August 2, 1876. Hickok was killed while playing poker at the No. 10 Saloon, Deadwood, Dakota Territory. Charlie Rich had just . . . — Map (db m99467) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Loveland — The Ramsey/Paxton Cemetery
Col. Thomas Paxton (1739-1813) served with General George Washington at Valley Forge in 1777 and with General Anthony Wayne at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794. This was the last major fight against the Indians before Ohio became a state in . . . — Map (db m99423) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Milford — 11- 13 — First Methodist ChurchOldest in the Old Northwest Territory
Founded in 1797 in the log cabin of the Reverend Francis McCormick, the Milford Methodist Church is the oldest of the denomination in the Northwest Territory and Ohio. Pioneer worshipers walked many miles through the wilderness to attend its circuit . . . — Map (db m99541) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Milford — Greenlawn Cemeterycirca 1811
Philip Gatch, 1751 – 1834, established the cemetery on his farm when his wife Elizabeth died in 1811. Originally this was a site of a Hopewell Indian mound building culture. In his will, Gatch gave his sons discretion to open the cemetery . . . — Map (db m99618) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Milford — Henry Clark CorbinMemorial Cannon
In grateful remembrance of Henry Clark Corbin Lieutenant General U.S.A. a soldier of Clermont County — Map (db m99620) WM
Ohio (Clermont County), Milford — The Leming House
Miami Township, established 1801, was one of five original townships in Clermont County. Among early settlers in Miami Township were the Leming family of New Jersey. In 1806, four Leming brothers—Ezekiel, John, Gabriel, and . . . — Map (db m99542) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Neville — Neville – 1812Clermont County — Bicentennial Marker
Clermont County Bicentennial Marker Neville – 1812 The town is situated in the first survey, No, 388, made in the Virginia Military District of Ohio. Nov. 13, 1787, John Obannon surveyed a tract of 1,400 acres for Col. John . . . — Map (db m99890) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), New Richmond — Capt. Ernest Wagner Park
Capt. Ernest Wagner Park dedicated July 27, 1980 Captain Wagner commanded excursion passenger steamboats Island Queen, Delta Queen, Mississippi Queen and Avalon on the Ohio and Mississippi River Systems Cap knew every bend, sandbar and . . . — Map (db m99767) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), New Richmond — Ulysses Simpson Grant
Ulysses Simpson Grant General in the United States Army and twice elected President of the United States was born on April 27, 1822 in a house on this spot — Map (db m99888) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Williamsburg — Grassy Run Battlefield
In these fields on the southwest side of the east Fork of the Little Miami River, opposite the mouth of Grassy Run, was fought the Battle of Grassy Run April 10, 1792. Simon Kenton led a group of frontiersmen from Limestone (Maysville), KY . . . — Map (db m95461) HM
Ohio (Clermont County), Williamsburg — The Town SquareClermont County Bicentennial
In 1796, William Lytle set aside over five acres for public buildings. In 1803 Williamsburg became the first county seat and in 1809 the first county courthouse was built here by John Charles. A jail was built in 1811 and in 1812- 13 a two room . . . — Map (db m95579) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Chester Township Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those Veterans interred here who sacrificed so much that we might remain free (87 names on front, 88 names on back including “the Unknown Soldier”) This monument is given in memory of our Veterans past and . . . — Map (db m106400) WM
Ohio (Crawford County), Bucyrus — 4-17 — SeccaiumThe Battle of the Olentangy — Removed, Restored, Re-Located
On the banks on the Olentangy River, at the bend where the stream turns southwest, is the legendary site of Seccaium. This 17th century village was located on the portage to the Sandusky River, and was recognized by Indians as a neutral ground . . . — Map (db m80440) HM
Ohio (Crawford County), Bucyrus — The Underground Railroad in Crawford CountyThe Underground Railroad
Side A Runaway slaves used a web of routes through Crawford County, most going through the city of Bucyrus. Present-day State Route 98 to State Route 4, laid out in 1822 from Norton in northern Delaware County through Bucyrus to Sandusky in . . . — Map (db m107079) HM
Ohio (Crawford County), New Washington — 8- 17 — The Village of New Washington / The New Washington Band
The Village of New Washington Nicknamed "Dutchtown" for the many German families that settled in this area, New Washington was platted in 1833 by George Washington Meyers, who arrived in Cranberry Township in 1826. Prominent Austrian . . . — Map (db m94708) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Castine — Camp Maple Swamp
The army of Maj. Gen. Arthur camped on the southern margin of Maple Swamp at the headwaters of Twin Creek. One and a half miles west of this site at noon on October 11, 1791 A.D. on account of the marshy condition of the ground it was necessary to . . . — Map (db m74335) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — In Memory of Major John Mills
in memory of Major John Mills a soldier of the Revolution and Adjutant General in Wayne’s Legion also the brave officers and soldiers who died during the occupancy of Fort Greeneville from 1793 to 1976 (3 stars) — Map (db m93136) HM WM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — In Memory of the Grand Army of the RepublicA Flag Pole with Drinking Fountain — In Greeneville City Park
(artwork) GAR erected in memory of the Grand Army of the Republic by the Daughters of Union Veterans Tent O8 1946 — Map (db m93149) WM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — Studabaker SchoolFirst Brick School House in Darke County
First brick school house in Darke County Fort Greeneville Chapter DAR 1840 — Map (db m96012) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — Treaty of Greene Ville Peace MedalThe Token Given to the Indian Nations in 1795
Treaty of Greene Ville Peace Medals Presented to the American Indian Nations that signed the Peace Treaty in 1795 Medallion is the same on both sides — Map (db m93182) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Delaware — Old Stone Church
This original Old Stone Church bell welcomed familes to worship for 140 years It was replaced after the church fire in 1989 — Map (db m89484) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Delaware — Scioto Park Stone #1The McClure Road — A Series of Four Stones
The McClure Road or Wilderness Way crossed a permanent stream at this point. An “S” bridge has been placed here for utility, flood and wash control. Originally the bridge consisted of large granite boulders as buttress walls, over . . . — Map (db m89680) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Delaware — Scioto Park Stone #3A Major Road — A Series of Four Stones
Passing this point in the eighteen hundreds was a major road. It was a more direct route from Delaware than the more indirect #36 to this point. Here it was a four corner crossing the Atkinson Lane and the lane leading north to one of the . . . — Map (db m89682) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Delaware — Scioto Park Stone #4Stage Coach Rock — A Series of Four Stones
From the early 1800’s until the early 1900’s a stagecoach road, coming directly from Delaware, passed this point on it’s way to (Millville) Warrensburg, Marysville and Prospect. It was closed by the property holders (the McClure Family) as . . . — Map (db m89683) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 118- 25 — A Brief History of Eastmoor / Eastmoor Polo Field
A Brief History of Eastmoor In 1798, Articles of Confederation Congress provided land to British Canadians who lost property because of loyalty to American revolutionaries during the American War of Independence (1775-1783). This land was . . . — Map (db m94626) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Camp ChaseThe Historic National Road in Ohio
Camp Chase was named in honor of Salmon P. Chase, former governor of Ohio and Secretary of the Treasury in President Abraham Lincoln’s Cabinet. In July 1861, a small prison was erected at Camp Chase to handle the influx of political prisoners . . . — Map (db m96397) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Clintonville / Clinton Township
Clintonville This community located in Section 2 of Clinton Township, was settled in 1813 by Thomas Bull. The land was formerly owned by John Rathbone for whom Rathbone Road is named. Its early growth was due largely to a number of . . . — Map (db m92853) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 120-25 — Columbus Civic Center Historic District
The historic district extends from the former Main Street Bridge to Long Street and encompasses the public buildings on either side of the Scioto River. The 580 foot long low-head concrete arch Main Street Dam was constructed in 1918 in response to . . . — Map (db m107780) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Engine House 11The Historic National Road in Ohio
At the turn of the 20th century, three Columbus fire stations were on the National Road, including Station 11 which was built here at 1000 East Main. Construction began in August 1896 and was completed in February 1897 at a cost of $12,863. The cost . . . — Map (db m97465) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Flint Veterans GardenOld Flint or Gardner Cemetery
This garden is dedicated to all veterans, with deep respect and appreciation for their courage, patriotism, and sacrifice. Dedicated on Veterans Day, November 11, 2008 — Map (db m92447) WM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 110- 25 — Hanford VillageAlthough the highway divides us, our memories are never lost
Hanford Village was founded in the early 1900s just east of Columbus proper with its own mayor, police force, fire department, businesses, and park. After World War II, a subdivision of Hanford became a segregated community for returning African . . . — Map (db m94618) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 98- 25 — Mount Vernon Community SchoolPilgrim School
Side A Until the 1970s, Pilgrim Elementary school was different from today. Pilgrim had a smaller playground with a brick wall around it. The gym was used only for physical education classes and most students went home for lunch, while . . . — Map (db m94623) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Old Franklinton Cemetery
This ancient burial ground of Central Ohio was established in a bend of the Scioto River in 1799 and is known as "Old Franklinton Cemetery". The pioneers buried here are about one hundred in number. Seventy-one graves are marked largely by sandstone . . . — Map (db m88301) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 111- 25 — Southwood Elementary SchoolHistoric Building, Still in Use
Side A Built in 1894, the original eight-room Southwood Elementary School cost $16,000 to construct on this site purchased from a local family for $3,000. The school originally had five teachers and a teacher-pupil ratio of 50-1. Mary . . . — Map (db m94245) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — The Unknown Boy Scout
Dedicated to The Unknown Boy Scout 1910 - 1935 in England whose good turn brought Scouting to millions of America boys sponsored by Central Ohio Area Boy Scouts of America — Map (db m98915) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Town Street Bridge
The second Town Street Bridge, a closed spandrel concrete arch bridge, crossed the Scioto River at this location from 1921 to 2009. The bridge was designed by the firm of Braun, Fleming and Knollman, and was built by the D. W. McGrath and Sons . . . — Map (db m107965) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Trinity Episcopal ChurchOriginal Site
Trinity Episcopal Church occupied this site from 1834 to 1869 — Map (db m98854) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Dublin — Field of CornCorn — First of Multiple Plaques
Corn has been cultivated in Ohio for approximately 1800 years. It was known to prehistoric Native American Hopewell peoples (A.D. 100- 500 ) and was grown in large quantities by the later Fort Ancient Indians (A.D. 1000- 1550). Prehistoric and . . . — Map (db m107940) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), New Albany — 112- 25 — George and Christina Ealy House and LandResch Park
Side A The George and Christina Ealy House is a testament to the prosperity of one of this area's early residents and the skills of mid- nineteenth-century craftsmen. In 1830, members of the Ealy family moved from Pennsylvania to a . . . — Map (db m94109) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Westerville — 9- 25 — Benjamin Russell Hanby1833- 1867
Song writer and minister of the United Brethren Church, Hanby was an Otterbein College graduate, class of 1858, known throughout the world for the inspiring songs, "Darling Nellie Gray," "Up on the Housetop," and "Who is He in Yonder . . . — Map (db m94133) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Westerville — 113- 25 — Temperance Row Historic DistrictThe Anti-Saloon League of America — Otterbein College
Side A Here lived the reformers of the Anti-Saloon League of America who led the movement that turned the United States "dry" in 1920 with the 18th Amendment prohibiting the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquor. . . . — Map (db m94137) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Worthington — 116- 25 — Worthington Historic District
Side A Worthington was founded in 1803 by the Scioto Company, settlers from Connecticut, and named after Thomas Worthington, a major proponent of Ohio statehood. The original plat included a 3 ½ acre village green bounded on the . . . — Map (db m94240) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Dayton — 25- 29 — Mormon Migration, Kirkland Camp / Facts About Kirkland Camp
Mormon Migration, Kirkland Camp On July 28, 1838, the first and largest company of Mormon pioneers to migrate west camped along the Mad River near this site. Known as Kirtland Camp, the 515 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day . . . — Map (db m97244) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Wilberforce — 24- 29 — Charles Young
Side A Born enslaved March 12, 1864, Charles Young was the highest-ranking African American line officer most of his career. He became the third Black graduate of West Point in 1889 and the last until 1936. Young served with the 9th and . . . — Map (db m95398) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Xenia — OHS #30- 2 — Ballard Road Covered Bridge
In 1883, James E. Brown built this seven-panel Howe truss bridge over the North Branch of Caesar Creek, near the site of Lyman Ballard’s grist mill and on the property of William C. Dean. At the time it was built, iron, concrete, and steel . . . — Map (db m106267) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Xenia — Civil War Veterans MemorialOhio Soldier’ and Sailor’ Orphans’ Home
Erected and dedicated to the Civil War Veterans of Ohio who founded this home by the Department of Ohio Women’s Relief Corps 1936 — Map (db m95536) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Xenia — Godfrey BrownMiddle Run Baptist Church — The Brown Settlement
Godfrey Brown 1768 1843 “As to debts, thank God I owe no man anything but love”

Godfrey Brown was born a slave in Brunswick County, Virginia in the year of 1768. He yearned for freedom and was freed by his master on . . . — Map (db m95414) HM

Ohio (Greene County), Xenia — Logan’s Memorial Day Order — Ohio Soldier’ and Sailor’ Orphans’ Home
General Orders No. 11) Headquarters Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868. I. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in . . . — Map (db m95531) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Xenia — Stevenson Cemetery GateMassie Creek Scotch Associate Cemetery
Left Post1776   1931 James Stevenson donated the Associate Church   † three acres for church and cemetery purposes in 1804, to be known as Massie’s Creek Church lot and   † cemetery. The   Rev. . . . — Map (db m95429) HM WM
Ohio (Greene County), Xenia — William Maxwell1755? - 1809
Front First printer and publisher in the Northwest Territory lived near this point, 1799- 1809. established the first news paper, “The Sentinel of the Northwest Territory”, Cicin nati, November 9, 1793. Published the . . . — Map (db m91438) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — Camp Birch
(2 Boy Scout Emblems) In Grateful Recognition to the many friends of scouting who contributed greatly through their gifts of money and time and the endless resources of labor and leadership to the establishment of Camp Birch. . . . — Map (db m77121) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — Glen Helen Natural Area — The Legacy of Hugh Taylor Birch
Glen Helen Natural Area has been designated a registered natural landmark under provisions of the historic sites act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in illustrating the natural history of the United States U.S. . . . — Map (db m77164) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — 29- 29 — Virginia Hamilton
Virginia Hamilton was an author who was born in Yellow Springs in 1934, living and writing here much of her life. She referred to her work as “ Liberation Literature,” focusing on the struggles and journeys of African Americans. Hamilton . . . — Map (db m104397) HM
Ohio (Guernsey County), Cambridge — Peacock RoadThe Historic National Road in Ohio
Named for the peacocks that once lived on a neighboring farm, this narrow brick road was on the National Roads original alignment when it was built through Guernsey County in 1828. Peacock road is typical of the steep grades and sharp curves that . . . — Map (db m98596) HM
Ohio (Guernsey County), Cambridge — Peters Creek Mile MarkerOne of Several Identical Markers
The Act of Congress in 1806 which authorized the construction of the National Road required that mile markers be placed at regular intervals. These reference points reassured travelers that they were following the correct route. They also indicated . . . — Map (db m98507) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — White's Station
Here, at the third crossing of Mill Creek, Jacob White, in 1790, built a stockaded settlement consisting of six cabins and a blockhouse. White’s Station was one of several walled settlements which guarded the approaches of Cincinnati and . . . — Map (db m76218) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Cleves — 20-31 — William Henry Harrison / and the Cincinnati & Whitewater Canal
side A (south) Harrison, later to become the ninth president of the United States, was a strong supporter of the Cincinnati & Whitewater Canal project and a major subscriber of stock in the canal company. He sold land from his North Bend . . . — Map (db m78769) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), North Bend — Fort FinneySouthwest Corner of Ohio
Fort Finney A company of soldiers from Fort Pitt landed at the mouth of the great Miami, October 28, 1785, and immediately began the building of a fort near this site. It was called “Fort Finney” in honor of Major Walter Finney who . . . — Map (db m78630) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), Findlay — 19-32 — Indian Green / McKinnis-Litzenberg Farmstead
Indian Green This area of western Hancock County is a part of the Maumee River Watershed known as "Indian Green." Wyandot Indians chose this area for hunting and ceremonial grounds along the Blanchard River in the 1700s because it was next to . . . — Map (db m93378) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — 8- 32 — The Village of McComb
Side A The village was laid out on August 18, 1847, by Benjamin Todd, and consisted of 18 lots in Section 26 of Pleasant Township. Originally named Pleasantville, it was incorporated in 1858 and the name was changed in honor of Maj. Gen. . . . — Map (db m93655) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — World War I and II Veterans MemorialMulford Butler Post #511 McComb, Ohio — 155mm Howitzer
In honor of World War I and II Veterans who nobly gave their lives for the American cause of liberty and justice Mulford Butler Post No. 511 American Legion McComb, Ohio — Map (db m93664) WM
Ohio (Hardin County), Kenton — Hardin County New Veterans MemorialNew Memorial in New Section of Cemetery
In honor of those who have served Lest we forget — Map (db m105040) WM
Ohio (Hardin County), Kenton — Hardin County Veterans Memorial Park
Hardin County Veterans Memorial Park Dedicated to all who have faithfully served in the U.S. Armed Forces — Map (db m105042) WM
Ohio (Licking County), Etna — EtnaThe Historic National Road in Ohio
Etna Township was formed from Harrison and Lima Townships in 1833. The village of Etna lies in the middle of the township from which it derives its name. Etna was laid out by Lyman Turrill, formerly from Vermont, in 1832 with lots selling for $3.00 . . . — Map (db m97467) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Belle Center — Belle Center JailSmall Town Artifact in a Village Park
This structure is a former jail erected in Belle Center in 1880. It is thought to have been last used May 25, 1933 then retired by the City Fathers. It was restored by the Richland Township Trustees in March 2005 and relocated to . . . — Map (db m83029) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Belle Center — Village Marshall Murray GriffinMurray Griffin Memorial Park
In tribute to: Village Marshall Murray Griffin whose life was taken during the late evening hours of July 5, 1986, while performing his sworn duty of protecting those in his community. presented by: the Law Enforcement Officers of . . . — Map (db m83064) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Bellefontaine War Memorial — Honoring All Veterans in Bellefontaine and Logan County, Ohio
Dedicated in Honor to those who served by the veterans of Logan County May 31, 1993 — Map (db m79734) WM
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Lewis R. Ratleff Park
The Lewis R. Ratleff Memorial Park — Map (db m81099)
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Ohio Hi Point Career CenterGate Post Plaque
Ohio Hi Point Career Center Developing our most valuable resource- people- through quality career technical & academic education. administration superintendent- Kimberly Wilson treasurer- Eric Adelsberger Project Facilitator- Robert . . . — Map (db m81889)
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Ohio State Eagles Recreation ParkOld Coffee Pot Restaurant — now, Eagles Camp Ground
Restored by Hi- Point Aerie & Auxiliary 2166 Bellefontaine, Ohio — Map (db m76153) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Quaker Meeting Place / Site of First Church and School in Rushcreek Township
Side A Quaker Meeting Place This cemetery marks the location of a Quaker Meet ing house built before 1820. Wm. Reames, a Revolutionary soldier, and Thomas Stanfield were promoters and mem bers of the society.

Side B . . . — Map (db m83220) HM

Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Remembrance 1951- 1969664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron — Ohio Hi- Point Career Center
Remembrance 1951- 1969 Bellefontaine, Ohio was home of the 664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron of the United States Air Force. Young men from all over America served here as part of our nation’s Air Defense Forces. To honor . . . — Map (db m81887) HM WM
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — The First Concrete Street in America
This pavement is a replica of the original test strip placed in 1891 by George W. Bartholomew — Map (db m105441) HM
Ohio (Logan County), DeGraff — DeGraff, Ohio Veterans MemorialSmall Town Monument on a Busy Highway
In honor of all veterans — Map (db m83223) WM
Ohio (Logan County), East Liberty — Middleburg United Methodist Church Bellringers
dedicated to all the former bellringers of the Middleburg United Methodist Church — Map (db m81852) HM
Ohio (Logan County), East Liberty — Phebe Haines SharpWife of the First White Settler — First Doctor in Logan County
First White Settler and Dctor in Logan Co Phebe Haines Sharp 1759- 1833 — Map (db m81858) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — 1913 FloodA History of Indian Lake
History has recorded many major floods and the devastation they created. One of the greatest floods ever in Ohio occurred in March of 1913. Rivers in the region, including the Great Miami River, overflowed their banks destroying many towns and . . . — Map (db m104195) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Sandy Beach and the Big Band Era
At the turn of the century, the area around Russells Point harbor was owned by the Ohio Department of Conservation, was leased as several separate tracts and operated as picnic grounds. Samuel “Pappy” Wilgus held the leases for ground on . . . — Map (db m104123) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — The Villages
Russells Point In 1847, John Russell, for whom Russells Point is named, was born near the shores of the original spring-fed Indian Lake. His parents farmed near the areas we know today as Lake Ridge and O’Connors Point on the east side of . . . — Map (db m104178) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Russell's Point — Our Lady of Fatima Statue ParkSt. Mary’s Point- Indian Lake Ohio
Our Lady of Fatima Statue Park and Meditation Garden was built by the late George B. Quatman in 1964 as part of his “San Juan Amusement Park” entertainment site.

During it’s twenty years of operation, the San Juan Amusement Park, . . . — Map (db m86057) HM

Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Monroe Township SchoolMemories in Rural Logan County, Ohio
(artwork- etching of building) Monroe Township School 1918- 1952 site donated by Ernest and Ethel Horsley — Map (db m79335) HM
Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Pickrelltown Community ClubA Monument to a By-Gone Era
dedicated in memory of deceased members of The " Pickeraltown " Community Club — Map (db m80423) HM
Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Pickrelltown Monument Honor Roll
(South face) In Memory Of all Monroe Township Men in service World War 1917-1918 Willis R. Yoder February 16, 1945 (West face) H.F. Bushawn Died in France October 28, 1918 Jacob I. Piatt July 21, 1944 . . . — Map (db m80448) WM
Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Sherman M. Ricketts1898 - 1962
In tribute to Chief of Police: 1958- 1962 Sherman M. Ricketts Who gave his life in the line of duty in the early morning hours of June 29th, 1962. while investigating a suspicious person complaint, he was struck down without warning by . . . — Map (db m87710) HM
Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Squaw RockBenjamin Logan Battle Site — Mack-A-Cheek Village
Squaw Rock Of Indian Legend Site Shawnee Village Mac-A-Cheek and home Chief Moluntha Destroyed 1786 by Col. Logan Simon Kenton Gauntlet 1778 — Map (db m76156) HM
Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — West Liberty Water WorksWater Softening Plant — a WPA project
Water Softening Plant Erected 1941 West Liberty Ohio - - - - Milton W. Stout - Mayor Donald McAlexander - Clerk Board of Trustees of - Public Affairs Wm. Scarbourogh - President Joseph W. Craig Clyde L. Lynn . . . . . . . — Map (db m76861) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Zanesfield — 14- 46 — Ebenezer Zane Cabin — Reconstructed, With Original Material
The house of Ebenezer Zane was built here in 1805. The structure was the meeting place for the First Methodist Quarterly Confurence in 1819 with over 300 settlers in the area and about sixty members of the Wyandot tribes came together. Although . . . — Map (db m80768) HM
Ohio (Madison County), Lafayette — The Anderson HouseThe Historic National Road in Ohio
In 1837, when the National Road was completed through Madison County, the village of Lafayette was platted by William Minter, and this building was a tavern that served travelers. The Red Brick Tavern, which was built after the Anderson House, was . . . — Map (db m96968) HM
Ohio (Madison County), London — The Molly Caren Agricultural CenterThe Farm Science Review Site — Ohio State University
The Molly Caren Agricultural Center was originally a Virginia Military Land Grant of 7,000 acres conveyed by President Thomas Jefferson. It became Gwynne property in 1813, passing successively from Thomas and David Gwynne to Eli, Baldwin, . . . — Map (db m101416) HM
Ohio (Madison County), West Jefferson — West JeffersonThe Historic National Road in Ohio
In 1831, Congress passed a bill appropriating money for the extension of the Cumberland Road through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. In 1836-37 this great National Road was completed through Madison County. At the beginning of the 19th Century, hardly . . . — Map (db m96977) HM
Ohio (Marion County), Caledonia — Owl Creek Trail
This trail, also know as the Old war trace, connected Upper Sandusky and Mt. Vernon through Caledonia, Mt. Gilead, and Fredericktown. The route continued to Newcomertown by way of Owl Creek (Kokoshing River) and White Woman (Walhoning) River. . . . — Map (db m97069) HM
Ohio (Marion County), Marion — 16- 51 — Cummins Home
Side A Thomas Stinson Cummins, owner of a successful dry goods store, built his home in the early 1870s on the outskirts of the growing village of Marion. The home was purchased in 1889 by Henry M. Barnhart, an inventor, and co-founder . . . — Map (db m97116) HM
Ohio (Marion County), Marion — 8- 51 — The Old Blockhouse Site
The U.S. Army built a two-story blockhouse on a nearby hill during the War of 1812. The blockhouse was one of a series of such structures erected along the Greenville Treaty line to guard against Native Americans who supported the British during . . . — Map (db m94537) HM
Ohio (Mercer County), Fort Recovery — Fort Recovery Civil War Veterans Memorial
In Memory of Our Civil War Veterans 1861 - 1865 Erected by W.R.C. No. 338, 1935. — Map (db m80446) WM
Ohio (Mercer County), Mendon — Fort AdamsAnthony Wayne's lost fort
General Wayne built Fort Adams in August, 1794, on his northward move from Cincinnati in the Indian Wars. The fort, which was located approximately ¼ mile east of here, on the north bank of the river, was one of the smaller units in a chain . . . — Map (db m78498) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Pleasant Hill — Newton Township Civil War Memorial
G.A.R. Dan W Williams Post No 369 Dedicated by the grateful people of Newton Township, in memory of her fallen heroes who died in defence of the Union and who sleep in unknown graves. David Shoe Co G 110 O.V.I. John A. Book . . . — Map (db m91463) WM
Ohio (Miami County), Tipp City — Hyattsville1833 - 1874 — A Ghost Town in Tipp City, Ohio
On this site in 1833 Henry J. Hyatt established the town of Hyattsville. It consisted of twenty seven lots, north and west of this corner. Early businesses included a post office, tavern, blacksmith shop, two stores and a church. The stagecoach . . . — Map (db m79998) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Historic Lock 12A Long Hidden Relic of the Miami & Erie Canal
In front of you is a “footprint” of Lock 12 using a portion of the lock stones from the original Lock 12. It’s constructed in accordance with the original dimensions of Lock 12. The historic display is placed on land owned by the City of . . . — Map (db m104415) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Troy — LFWB&G Building170 Year Old Building of Used Material — Recycling in the Nineteenth Century
Erected in 1847 out of the brick of the first Miami County Courthouse, which was located on the Public Square and razed in 1845 — Map (db m107374) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Staunton Veterans Memorial
In memory of Veterans Revolutionary War and War of 1812 They served with honor — Map (db m97837) WM
Ohio (Miami County), West Milton — The Brick WallWest Branch Burial Ground, Marker #2 — Site of Old Meeting House
Erected 1948 in memory of Samuel and Anna Jay Jones this wall contains brick from the Friends Meeting House which stood across the road in active service from 1804 to 1906 — Map (db m90540) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Abraham LincolnOn the Steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse
Abraham Lincoln appeared on these court house steps on the afternoon of September 17, 1859, and spoke denying the assertion of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, Senator from Illinois, that human slavery was protected by the . . . — Map (db m95625) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Burkhardt HillSite of the Original Soapbox Derby
. . . — Map (db m105816) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — 25- 57 — Charity Adams Earley
In 1942, Charity Adams Earley (1918- 2002) became the first African American woman to receive a commission in what became the Women’s Army Corps (WACs). She rose through the ranks to command the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion in . . . — Map (db m103461) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — OHS #18- 5 — Lewis & Elizabeth Kemp Homestead
Lewis and Elizabeth (Lyons) Kemp were settlers of what became Mad River Township. With their eight children, the Kemps arrived here from Frederick County, Maryland around 1806. The stone part of the house was built shortly thereafter. Lewis donated . . . — Map (db m104541) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Locust Grove SchoolNumber 12 (1896)
The one- room school was a common sight in rural Ohio in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Locust Grove No. 12 housed elementary school classes until the late 1920’s on it’s original site; S. Bird Road at E. Possum Road in Clark County, . . . — Map (db m95572) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Victoria Theater
Victoria Theater built in 1866 listed in the National Registry of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior this plaque placed in honor of the Community Leadership supporting the 1990 renovation — Map (db m96049) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Englewood — EnglewoodFounded as Harrisburg- 1841 — The Historic National Road in Ohio
Harrisburg, Ohio, was platted three years after the National Road reached Randolph Township. The name of the town and that of its post office, Iamton, were changed to Englewood in 1899. Located at the intersection of Dayton-Covington Pike and the . . . — Map (db m96499) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Germantown — Germantown Veterans Memorial
Lest we forget In sacred memory of those who served in defense of their country — Map (db m98075) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Kettering — 22- 57 — Cassano’s Pizza King®
Side A Kettering grocer Victor “Vic” Cassano, Sr. (1922- 2002) and his mother-in-law Caroline “Mom” Dinisi (1893- 1987) opened what became Cassano’s Pizza King on June 4, 1953. Their signature square-cut, . . . — Map (db m97267) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Vandalia — 10- 57 — The Village of Tadmor / The National Road
The Village of Tadmor The Village of Tadmor is significant as being the location of one of the most important centers of transportation in early Ohio history. As early as 1809, keelboats were poled up river from Dayton to load and unload . . . — Map (db m97813) HM
Ohio (Morrow County), Marengo — History of Alum Creek Friends Settlement / Alum Creek Friends and the Underground Railroad
History of Alum Creek Friends Settlement The first settler was Cyrus Benedict, his wife, three children, and Adam Vanduser in 1809. He built a cabin near South Woodbury in 1811. Meetings were held in a house from 1813 – 1815. The . . . — Map (db m85263) HM
Ohio (Morrow County), Mount Gilead — Morrow County Civil War MemorialGAR Monument in Mount Gilead
Lest We Forget in memory of the boys in blue who fought for liberty and a United Country 1861 (GAR logo) 1865 — Map (db m105546) WM
Ohio (Morrow County), Mount Gilead — Mount Gilead Veterans MemorialRiver Cliff Cemetery
In memory of veterans of all wars

presented by T. P. Johnston unit 329 the American Legion Auxiliary — Map (db m94930) WM

Ohio (Muskingum County), New Concord — John GlennThe Historic National Road in Ohio
John Glenn, Jr. is a retired U.S. Marine Corps pilot, astronaut, and U.S. Senator. He was born in Cambridge, Ohio, on July 18, 1921, and moved to New Concord when he was two. On February 20, 1962, Glenn flew on the Friendship 7 space mission, . . . — Map (db m98607) HM
Ohio (Muskingum County), Norwich — MotelsThe Historic National Road in Ohio
As motorized transportation developed, motels of all sizes became a fixture along the National Road. Automobile travel in the early 1900s was often an adventure. Overnight accommodations, in the form of hotels, were concentrated in urban . . . — Map (db m98694) HM
Ohio (Muskingum County), Norwich — The Historic National Road in OhioMile Markers
The Act of Congress in 1806, which authorized the construction of the National Road, required that mile markers be placed at regular intervals. These reference points reassured travelers that they were following the correct route. They also . . . — Map (db m93724) HM
Ohio (Muskingum County), Zanesville — Smith House & Farm
Edward Edison Smith was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and arrived in Muskingum County about the same time as his neighbor, Uzal Headley. Smith was a farmer who built a log house near this site and, after the National Road reached Zanesville in . . . — Map (db m98982) HM
Ohio (Muskingum County), Zanesville — Three Muskingum County CourthousesFormer Capitol of Ohio
Three Muskingum County Courthouses have stood on this site. the second (depicted above) served as the Ohio State Capitol from 1810 to 1812 — Map (db m99192) HM
Ohio (Muskingum County), Zanesville — ZanesvilleThe Historic National Road in Ohio
Zanesville, the county seat of Muskingum County, was named for Colonel Ebenezer Zane. In 1796 Congress commissioned Colonel Zane to build a road from Wheeling, Virginia (later West Virginia) to Limestone, Kentucky (present Maysville, Kentucky). . . . — Map (db m98656) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Paulding — CharloeOquanoxa’s Village — On the Auglaize River
Charloe site of Oquanoxa’s Indian Reservation before 1820 — Map (db m79418) HM
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — Mound Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial
in memory of Union Soldiers who lie buried in unmarked graves — Map (db m89772) WM
Ohio (Preble County), Fair Haven — OHS 3- 68 — Bunker Hill HouseOld Tavern on an Ancient Highway — An Underground Railroad Site
Side A The Bunker Hill House, previously the Bunker Hill Tavern, was built in stages between 1834 and 1862. The building is one of Ohio's best representations of Federal-Greek Revival style "pike town" architecture. This architectural style . . . — Map (db m107655) HM
Ohio (Putnam County), Columbus Grove — Truro CemeteryPleasant Township Veterans Memorial
In honor of all who served (five service logos)

Back side- POW MIA logo, You are not forgotten — Map (db m94570) WM

Ohio (Putnam County), Pandora — Site of the First Swiss Mennonite ChurchThe Old White Church — Mother of Four Local Congregations
(log church artwork) Site of the First Swiss Mennonite Church erected in Putnam Co, Ohio 1840 — Map (db m94550) HM
Ohio (Shelby County), Anna — RumleyAn African American Settlement in Rural Shelby County, Ohio
Rumley was a colored community, platted in 1837 by Joel and Wesley Goins, who purchased 400 acres of land. They were freemen from Baltimore, Maryland. The deed to the land was granted and signed by President Van Buren. Over 500 Negroes lived in this . . . — Map (db m77675) HM
Ohio (Shelby County), Fort Loramie — Fort Loramie Veterans Monument
Front side (flag logo) In honor of those who served our country during times of peace and war. Those who gave the supreme sacrifice, those still missing and those who came home both whole and broken. (five service . . . — Map (db m94412) WM
Ohio (Shelby County), Fort Loramie — Greene Ville Treaty LineAnthony Wayne Parkway
This marker is located on the boundary line which was established at the end of the Indian wars to separate the American settlers and the Indians. It was agreed upon by the United States and the defeated confederated Indian tribes at the Treaty of . . . — Map (db m20587) HM
Ohio (Shelby County), Maplewood — Beehive Community ChurchMiami Christian Church — once a thriving rural fellowship
site of Beehive Miami Christian Church 1875- 1998 — Map (db m77631) HM
Ohio (Shelby County), Port Jefferson — In Memoriam — Shelby County, Ohio
In Memoriam to those brave soldiers sailors, marines and nurses, who responded so nobly to their country’s call in all her wars — Map (db m87816) WM
Ohio (Shelby County), Sidney — HardinTurtle Creek Township
First County Seat of Shelby County 1819- 1820 Hardin was founded in October, 1816 by Thomas McClish, Joseph Steinberger and James Lenox. These men were also instrumental in developing Shelby County, which included the areas of Allen county . . . — Map (db m86765) HM
Ohio (Union County), Marysville — 22- 80 — American Legion Memorial Park / Marysville Municipal Swimming Pool
American Legion Memorial Park American Legion Union Post No. 79 was organized on August 21, 1919, at the National Guard Armory in Marysville. In 1927, the Legion purchased a 24 acre parcel known as "Clement Woods" to serve as a living . . . — Map (db m93555) HM WM
Ohio (Union County), Marysville — DAR Revolutionary Veterans MemorialOne of Many in Oakdale Cemetery
Front (DAR logo) Dedicated to the soldiers of the Revolutionary War who gave us our heritage of freedom

Back Erected by Hannah Emerson Dustin chapter 1962 — Map (db m92830) WM

Ohio (Union County), Marysville — Spanish American Veterans Memorial
Erected by S L Hill Camp 1931 United Spanish War Veterans 1898- 1902 — Map (db m92831) WM
Ohio (Union County), Marysville — 18- 80 — St.John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and School
Side A St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church was organized in 1838 by German Lutheran immigrants, primarily from Bavaria and Hesse-Darmstadt, who located in this vicinity in the 1830s. The congregation, called Neudettelsau, erected a . . . — Map (db m93393) HM
Ohio (Union County), Marysville — 21- 80 — Virginia Military District
Side A The charters establishing the original thirteen colonies were vague in their descriptions of location. In some cases more than one colony had a legal claim to the same western land. After much controversy and com- promise, . . . — Map (db m93553) HM
Ohio (Union County), Milford Center — 12- 80 — Bigelow Bridge / The Darby Plains
Bigelow Bridge Ax Handle Road Constructed in 1873, the Bigelow Bridge spans approximately 100 feet across Little Darby Creek. Reuben Partridge built the superstructure at a cost of $12.50 per linear foot ($1,500). Bercupile & Snell built the . . . — Map (db m93467) HM
Ohio (Union County), Milford Center — Milford Center Veterans MemorialThird Monument in Milford Center Cemetery — The VFW Monument
Plaque #1 Compliments of V.F.W. Post 3320

Plaque #2 In honor of those who have served Donated by Bud’s Masonry MAVFW 3320 Dale Phelps VFW 4599 — Map (db m87050) HM

Ohio (Union County), Milford Center — Union Township Civil War MonumentThe Original Monument
The block base of the obelisk contains the names of 39 local men, killed in the war. Unit identification, and place or battle where the man died, are listed with some of the names. Cities, and battles are inscribed on the obelisk. The monument . . . — Map (db m87023) WM
Ohio (Union County), New California — 17- 80 — Jerome Township Soldiers' Monument
(side a) This monument was dedicated on Memorial Day of 1913 to honor the Union soldiers of the Civil War from Jerome Township. Many citizens, school children, and Civil War veterans attended the dedication as Col. W.L. Curry, who fought at . . . — Map (db m93226) HM
Ohio (Van Wert County), Venedocia — 105 Howitzer Anti-tank GunNew Veterans Memorial
The howitzer was used by the U.S. Army during WW II. It was issued to Airborne Units and Cannon Companies of Infantry Regiments. Range 7 miles. — Map (db m94995) WM
Ohio (Warren County), Franklin — Franklin Veterans MemorialOriginally a World War I Monument — World War II and Korea, Added Later
front Lest We Forget dedicated to all who rendered service to our country during the World War 1914 - 1918

back Lest We Forget dedicated to all who served our country during World War II and the Korean . . . — Map (db m93904) WM

Ohio (Warren County), Middletown — The First Pedigree of a Poland China HogA Strictly American Breed of Swine
The first pedigree of a Poland China Hog was written on this farm in August 1876 by W. C. Hankinson, owner of the farm, and Carl Freigua, compiler of the original record

This strictly American breed of swine originated within a radius . . . — Map (db m93868) HM

Ohio (Warren County), Springboro — Null House1798
The oldest on-site exposed log structure in Warren County, it was built by Christian and Charles Null. Renovated in 1995-96 by the city of Springboro, the Springboro Area Historical Society, the Historical Commission, and over 70 volunteers. — Map (db m84403) HM
Pennsylvania (Armstrong County), Kittanning — Kittanning WW I MemorialTwo Adjacent Monuments
In memory of World War I Veterans Erected in honor of those of Armstrong County who served their country in the World War 1917- 1918

Erected by W. C. T. U. 1932 — Map (db m89689) WM

South Dakota (Lyman County), Presho — 115 — Medicine Creek Rest Area
Flowing just north of here, Medicine Creek runs through the center of Lyman County, emptying into the Missouri River 27 miles (43 kilometers) to the northeast. The place-names of this Central South Dakota area read like an index to early state . . . — Map (db m98113) HM
South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Sioux Falls — AAUW Sioux Falls Branch
Side A During most of the 19th century, few women completed high school and only daughters of the privileged or well educated had an opportunity for a higher education. In 1881 seventeen women met in Boston, Massachusetts, to discuss . . . — Map (db m97577) HM

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