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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1U1W_soldiers-and-sailors-memorial-building-historical_Newark-OH.html
On this site in 1894, the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building was erected to honor those from Licking County who died in the Civil War. The original building facade was destroyed by fire in 1968. The building also housed the Auditorium Theate…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1U1V_mccune-stimson-house-historical_Newark-OH.html
The present house was built in 1869 by Dixon Brown, a Somerset, Ohio merchant, as a wedding present for his daughter, Ella Brown McCune. The second owner, Melville O. Baker, occupied the house from 1879-1893, when Mr. Baker moved to Coshocton t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1U1K_double-arrow-wrought-iron-fence-historical_Newark-OH.html
This "Double Arrow" Wrought Iron Fence was installed around the home of Judge Jerome Buckingham at 70 North Third Street in about 1835. It was generously given by Dennis Crowley, a retired Newark fireman, to J. Gilbert Reese and James W. Pyle t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMBV4_the-observatory-mound_Newark-OH.html
The form of this mound is unique among all the known Hopewellian mounds. Some 19th century archaeologists thought that the builders had planned to extend a set of parallel walls from the circle, bu thene changed their minds and blocked off the stu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMBFZ_octagon-earthworks_Newark-OH.html
A Wonder of the World These walls were once the center of an ancient civilization. The Octagon Earthworks, like a modern cathedral or county fairgrounds, were a focal point for the social and religious activities of the Hopewell people about 20…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMBFX_wright-earthworks_Newark-OH.html
Ancient Architecture Now LostThe two earthen walls before you are remnants of one of the wonders of the ancient world. They were part of the Newark Earthworks, the largest set of geometric enclosures ever built. Much like a modern cathedral or cou…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8CT_licking-township-fallen-firemen_Newark-OH.html
In Memory ofFallen Firemen
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8BC_the-donald-d-hill-county-administration-building_Newark-OH.html
County Commissioner 1969-1996Dedicated November 16, 1996
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8B9_congressional-medal-of-honor-recipients_Newark-OH.html
United States of AmericaCongressional Medal of Honor RecipientsState of Ohio, Licking County Civil WarHanna, Milton ? ? ? ? ?? ? Sergeant ? ? ? ? Tennessee ? ? ?1863Inscho, Leonidas H. ? ? 1st Lt ? ? ? ? ? ? Maryland ? ? ? ?1862Morey, Delano ? …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8B8_john-sparks_Newark-OH.html
As a private in the infantry of the 1st United States Regiment, and during the years 1805 to 1807, John Sparks (1758-1846) acted as guide, scout, and hunter for the two expeditions of Zebulon Pike, which helped to open up largely unknown areas in …
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