Village of Arcadia /The Arcadia Heritage

Village of Arcadia /The Arcadia Heritage (HM1S9N)

Location: Arcadia, OH 44804 Hancock County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 6.543', W 83° 31.012'

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Village of Arcadia
side A Settled in 1833, Arcadia was one of the last permanent villages to be established in eastern Hancock County. Pioneers Ambrose, David, and Ephriam Peters laid out the farming village on the south edge of "Wild Cat Thicket." They found the resident Wyandot Indians friendly and helpful. Arcadia was incorporated in 1859. Soon after, the Lake Erie & Western, and the New York Chicago & St. Louis railroads entered the village.
The Arcadia Heritage
1830s Methodist Episcopal Society established
1833 First log schoolhouse
1855 135 lots laid out
1859 Arcadia incorporated
1863 Four physicians in practice
1872 Lutheran church built
1880s Two hotels, a drug store, a broom factory, and a handle factory in business
1889 Coal-gas plant for heat and light
1900s Reeves Park located on east edge of town
1916 Electric plant
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HM NumberHM1S9N
Marker Number13- 32
Year Placed1985
Placed ByHistoric Preservation Guild of Hancock County Arcadia Lions Club Hancock Park District The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 288667 N 4553915
Decimal Degrees41.10905000, -83.51686667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 6.543', W 83° 31.012'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 6' 32.58" N, 83° 31' 0.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)419, 567
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3894-3898 Township Rd 254, Arcadia OH 44804, US
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