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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C2L_carnegie-library_Canton-OH.html
Built with funds from steel magnate Andrew Carnegie, the Carnegie Library was designed in 1904 by Canton architect Guy Tilden and opened to the public in 1905. This magnificent structure served as the Canton Public Library until 1972. Thanks to…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BPR_53rd-o-v-i-regiment-camp-diamond_Jackson-OH.html
53rd O.V.I. Regiment. The 53rd Ohio Volunteer Regiment was mustered into service at Camp Diamond, north of Jackson, during the first year of the Civil War. Men recruited from the counties of Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Ross, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BOY_james-a-rhodes_Jackson-OH.html
· Established Ohio's System of Two-Year & Technical Colleges · Former President of the American Athletic Union "AAU" · Increased state support for medical education · "Jim Rhodes is the fastes…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BLI_commercial-apple-orchards-in-jackson-county-the-jackson-county-apple-festival_Jackson-OH.html
Commercial Apple Orchards in Jackson County. The first commercial apple orchards were established in Jackson County in the late nineteenth century, although legend has it that Johnny Appleseed planted the first apple trees here around 1800. By …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BCY_stage-coach-inn_North-Georgetown-OH.html
Built in 1822 by Samuel Long Sturgeon as "Western Inn." A favorite stop for stage coaches enroute from Pittsburg to Massillon, where travelers continued by boat on the old Ohio Canal or by other coaches to the west.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BBP_mckinley-park-william-mckinley_Jackson-OH.html
McKinley Park. William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. Following McKinley's assassination in 1901, the Village of Jackson dedicated this triangle of land as a park in his honor. Earlier in the nineteenth century, a small …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BA2_new-hope-baptist-church_Bidwell-OH.html
The New Hope Baptist Church was organized around 1860, burned in 1863, and was rebuilt in the fall of 1864. Once called the Harris Colored Baptist Church, the edifice's name "New Hope" was chosen because it represented the hope of peo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B8T_university-of-rio-grande_Rio-Grande-OH.html
This historic marker is on the western boundary of the original 10 acre Rio Grande, College Campus, founded and endowed by Nehemiah and Permelia Atwood. The campus was located on the southeast corner of the Atwood Farm. Construction of Atwood …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B8K_robert-l-bob-evans_Rio-Grande-OH.html
Bob Evans was born on May 30, 1918 in Sugar Ridge, Ohio. He married Jewell Waters in 1940 and moved to Gallipolis, Ohio. In 1946 Bob took the first step in what would later become Bob Evans Farms, Inc., when he opened a 12-seat diner in Gallipolis…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B8F_the-village-of-adamsville_Bidwell-OH.html
The Village of Adamsville commemorates life in this area as it was during the early to mid-19th century. The original Adamsville settlement was located on the banks of Raccoon Creek. roughly one-half mile east of this site. Adam Rickabaugh (1761…
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