Van Ausdal-Donohoe House

Van Ausdal-Donohoe House (HM21AF)

Location: Eaton, OH 45320 Preble County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 44.645', W 84° 38.121'

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This mid-19th-century structure, built in the Federal style with Italianate detail added later, was once owned by town pioneer and merchant Cornelius Van Ausdal. It was later the home of his daughter Lucinda, her husband Joseph Donohoe, and their four children. Presidential candidate William Henry Harrison reportedly stayed here while he was in Eaton to deliver a campaign speech on September 8, 1840. Lucinda Donohoe reputedly also hosted circuit-riding preachers here and owned the area's first piano. From 1938 to 1966, this building housed Mrs. Wagner's Colonial Kitchen, a nationally recognized restaurant.
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HM NumberHM21AF
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
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Year Placed2014
Placed ByThe Gade Family New Paris Kiwanis Somerville National Bank Ohio History Connection
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 7:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 702607 N 4402027
Decimal Degrees39.74408333, -84.63535000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.645', W 84° 38.121'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 38.7" N, 84° 38' 7.2600000000001" W
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Area Code(s)937, 513
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 122 OH-122, Eaton OH 45320, US
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