Village of Chatfield

Village of Chatfield (HM293Z)

Location: Chatfield, OH 44825 Crawford County
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N 40° 57.134', W 82° 56.574'

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For centuries this area was used by Indian
tribes as a hunting ground. Vast swamp forests
of elm, ash, beech, pin oak, and maple lay on all
sides. To the east, a large cranberry bog was
covered by water nost of the year. Indian
hunting camps on the headwaters of Sycamore
Creek were the scene of plentiful harvests
both of game and cranberries. These wetlands
produced abundant game after most sections of
the county were settled and farmed. Today,
extensive drainage has changed the area into
productive farland.
HM NumberHM293Z
Year Placed1976
Placed ByCrawford County Historical Foundation, Inc. and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 336476 N 4535272
Decimal Degrees40.95223333, -82.94290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 57.134', W 82° 56.574'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 57' 8.04" N, 82° 56' 34.44" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)419
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6853 Sandusky Ave, Chatfield OH 44825, US
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