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You see them everywhere - on the sides of buildings, at waysides, bolted to rocks - signs that commemorate the history of an area. WARNING: There are already many historic marker categories restricted to geographic areas, particular subjects, or official lists. If the marker you are trying to Waymark fits in one of the existing categories, it is NOT allowed here. This category was conceived to fill the gaps these other categories miss. Click on "show additional information" before posting.
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Signs of HistoryOhio State Arsenal - Columbus, OH

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This marker about the Ohio State Arsenal is located on the brick wall surrounding the arsenal and was provided by Kiwanis International.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/18/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Underground Railroad / Black Conductors of Columbus - Columbus, OH

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A state issued marker located at the grounds of the state capitol building in downtown Columbus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/10/2017

last visited: 11/19/2021

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Signs of HistoryTrinity Episcopal Church - Columbus, OH

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An historical plaque about the Trinity Episcopal Church is located on the north wall of the church in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: 11/19/2021

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Signs of HistorySt. Joseph Cathedral - Columbus, OH

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A historical marker located at the St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Columbus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/8/2017

last visited: 7/8/2017

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Signs of HistoryThe King Avenue Bridge - Columbus, OH

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The King Avenue Bridge has four signs of history, including two that denotes it as "the first precast-post-tensioned, field spliced, segmented arch bridge with an integral post-tensioned, high performance concrete deck."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/15/2011

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Jesse Owens Track - Columbus, OH

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A plaque denoting the achievements of athlete Jesse Owens is located on the track named after him at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Great Circle Earhworks - Newark, Ohio

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The Great Circle Earthworks were built around 2000 years ago by the Hopewell people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/12/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryStatue of John L Clem - Heath OH

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Statue of John L Clem and plaque at the intersection of W Main St and N 6th street

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/9/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySimon Kenton - Urbana, OH

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Simon Kenton, born Apr. 3, 1755, in Fauquier County, VA. He had no opportunity to go to school. At the age of sixteen, Kenton became involved in a fight involving a woman. Believing he had killed a man, he fled to Ohio where he changed his name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryGreenville Treaty Line Originated 1797

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Located on Yankee Street off State Route 13 in Fredricktown, this historical marker was placed by The Bicentennial Commission of Knox County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member teachingkris

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/20/2009

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryHome of General Nathaniel Massie - Bainbridge, OH

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Home of General Nathaniel Massie

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Ohio

date approved: 8/31/2009

last visited: never

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Signs of History"Higher, Orville, Higher" - Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Ohio

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The Wright brothers never flew together at a request from their father, Milton. After six+ years of flying, Orville did take his father up for a flight together.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/24/2012

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryA Starting Device - Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Ohio

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A replica of the catapult used to launch the Wright flying machine is built on location at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field near Dayton, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/24/2012

last visited: 6/26/2019

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Signs of HistoryFlowers Brought Flyers - Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Ohio

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This sign tells how the Wright brothers remembered this field from a school field trip. They returned years later to use it as their flying field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/24/2012

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryFollow the Flight Path - Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Ohio

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This sign depicts the catapult launch and flight path taken by the Wright brothers around the Huffman Prairie Flying Field, near Dayton, Ohio

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/24/2012

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryA School for Flyers - Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Ohio

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In 1910, the Wright brothers opened the Wright School of Aviation at Huffman Prairie Flying Field, near Dayton, Ohio. One hundred nineteen early pilots learned to fly here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/24/2012

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryThe First Airport - Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Ohio

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Huffman Prairie Flying Field was the field where the Wright Brothers taught themselves to fly. From 1904-1905 they learned to launch, land, turn and bank through curves and figure eights, and sustain flight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/19/2012

last visited: 6/26/2019

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Signs of HistoryCommuter Flyers - Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Ohio

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Wilbur and Orville Wright rode a trolley here almost every day during 1904 and 1905. The Interurban electric trolley made it possible for the Wright brothers to haul tools, materials and parts for their flying machine here to Huffman Prairie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/19/2012

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryBirthplace of Flight - Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Ohio

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The first airplane, The first airport. The first permanent flying school. The Wright Brothers started them all - here in Dayton, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/19/2012

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryHangar at Huffman Prairie Flying Field - Dayton, OH

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This is one of four markers surrounding the Wright Brothers Memorial. The plaque points and tells where the hangar was that the Wrights used at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryPioneer Flyers Who Trained at Wright Field - Dayton, OH

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This is one of four markers surrounding the Wright Brothers Memorial. This marker lists 119 early aviators who were trained by the Wright Brothers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryWright Field - Dayton, OH

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This is one of four markers surrounding the Wright Brothers Memorial. This marker describes the importance of Wright Field, then and now.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryMound Builders - Dayton, OH

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This is one of four markers surrounding the Wright Brothers Memorial. This marker describes how mound builders once inhabited this area and its importance to them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 6/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryBoeing EC-135E Aria - National Museum USAF - Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

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passenger aircraft that provided tracking and telemetry information to support the US space program in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/7/2017

last visited: 1/30/2018

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Signs of HistoryNorth American P-51D Mustang - National Air Force Museum - Dayton, OH

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In the main aircraft display bay

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/16/2019

last visited: never

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