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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27MX_ridgewood-in-the-country-club-district_Springfield-OH.html
The Ridgewood neighborhood, platted in 1914, was one of the first fully planned and restricted suburbs in the United States. Its innovative developer, Springfield native Harry s. Kissell, was among a small group of nationally acclaimed real est…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27KF_benajah-cook-sawmill-and-farmstead_Galena-OH.html
Benajah Cook and the families who settled in Harlem Township, Delaware County are honored for creating a community of productive farms. The Benajah and Cassandra Cook family arrived when the land was forested and settled on 500 acres of the 4,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27HZ_major-general-william-starke-rosencrans-glacial-erratics_Sunbury-OH.html
Major General William Starke Rosencrans. W.S. Rosecrans, soldier, engineer, architect and inventor, was born in Kingston Township in 1819. After graduation from West Point in 1842, he served in the Engineering Corps then taught at West Point. A…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27CJ_the-main-street-historic-district_Bowling-Green-OH.html
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in May 1987 Bowling Green was first platted in 1835. The Main Street Historic District represents the commercial buildings constructed around Bowling Green's brief "boom era" in the late 1800's…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM278Y_saint-henry-ohio_Saint-Henry-OH.html
In July, 1837, Henry Romer platted the village of St. Henry, Ohio. The Romer (Roemer), Bruns, Beckman, Wimmers, Borgelt, Athmer, Wendell, Grievenkamp, Huelsmann, Brockmann, and Hemmelgarnn families were among those early settlers of the 1830's and…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM278X_edison-r-big-ed-thompson_Cincinnati-OH.html
Cincinnati Music History Big Ed was influenced by country radio stars Grandpa Jones and Uncle Dave Macon on WCKY and blues on WZIP radio. He was a session guitarist for ABC Paramount, King and Victor recording studios and regularly featured in …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM278V_albert-washington_Cincinnati-OH.html
Cincinnati Music History Inspired by B.B. King and seeing Sam Cooke in his youth. Albert recorded on labels Duke, Peacock, Finch, VLM, Bluestown, Fraternity, Jewel, Iris & Eastbound. "You Gonna Miss Me" and "Ramble" in 1962 featured Big Ed Thom…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM277J_bill-moose_Columbus-OH.html
The Treaty of Greeneville temporarily ended the Indian Wars and opened the west to white settlers. Kihue (aka Bill Moose), a Native American and member of the Wyandotte tribe, was born in Ohio in 1837. By 1846 all but twelve Wyandotte familie…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM277G_philo-webster-and-webster-graveyard_Columbus-OH.html
Philologus Webster was born in Stonington, Connecticut in 1759. He was the son of Captain John and Rhonda Lewis Webster and the great, great grandson of Connecticut Colony Governor John Webster. At the age of 18, Philo served in the Revolutiona…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2764_symmes-monument_Hamilton-OH.html
- "I declare the earth is hollow and habitable within," said John Cleves Symmes in summarizing his "Theory of Concentric Spheres and Solar Voids" to a doubting scientific world in the early 1820's. His theory is commemorated by…
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