Allen County's First Settlement

Allen County's First Settlement (HM1IT8)

Location: Lima, OH 45801 Allen County
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N 40° 47.303', W 84° 6.129'

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The Sugar Creek Settlement

Here arriving from Logan County in
1824, Christopher Stark Wood estab-
lished on Sugar Creek, the first
settlement in what is now Allen
County. His family and others
joined him soon. Land was cleared;
cabins were built. After only five
years, Bath Township, an outgrowth
of the settlement, was organized.
Names of some of the settlers are
found in the Berryhill Cemetery.
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HM NumberHM1IT8
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByAllen County BiCentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 744506 N 4519307
Decimal Degrees40.78838333, -84.10215000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.303', W 84° 6.129'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 18.18" N, 84° 6' 7.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)419, 937, 567
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-121 E Bluelick Rd, Lima OH 45801, US
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