Founding of Lorain, Ohio

Founding of Lorain, Ohio (HM369)

Location: Lorain, OH 44052 Lorain County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 28.279', W 82° 10.625'

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At the mouth of the Black River in April, 1787, Moravian missionary David Zeisberger attempted a settlement of Indians but was ordered further west by unfriendly Delaware Indians. On July 16, 1834, a plat of this site was filed by Conrad Reid, Daniel Baldwin, Quartus Gillmore and Barna Meeker. The town, Black River, was incorporated as Lorain fifty years later.
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HM NumberHM369
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
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Marker Number4-47
Year Placed1984
Placed ByThe Greater Lorain Chamber of Commerce, The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 1:54am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 401713 N 4591748
Decimal Degrees41.47131667, -82.17708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 28.279', W 82° 10.625'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 28' 16.74" N, 82° 10' 37.50" W
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Area Code(s)440
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 240 Alabama Ave, Lorain OH 44052, US
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