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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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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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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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Father of the Interstate Highway System.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team RAGAR

location: Ohio

date approved: 4/6/2009

last visited: 10/12/2010

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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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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 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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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 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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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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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 HistoryJohnny Appleseed Monument - Mansfield, OH

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An historical marker about the Johnny Appleseed Monument, as well as the monument itself, is located in South Park, a city park in Mansfield, Ohio, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/27/2009

last visited: 10/13/2012

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An historical marker about the old Mansfield Block House is located at the entrance to South Park, a city park where the old block house now resides.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/27/2009

last visited: 12/20/2008

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Built in 1828, the single-arch stone bridge on Bridgewater Road carried the National Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Ohio

date approved: 5/30/2015

last visited: 8/24/2012

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Signs of HistoryRailroads-Ann Street Station - Parkersburg WV

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Railroads played an important role in the development of Parkersburg. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad reached Parkersburg in 1857, and the railroad bridge over the Ohio River was completed in 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryBlennerhassett Island-Blennerhassett Mansion - Parkersburg WV

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Situated just 1.8 miles below Parkersburg in the Ohio River is historic Blennerhassett Island. This 3.8 mile long island was once the home of the wealthy Irish immigrants Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryEarly Parkersburg-Court Square - Parkersburg WV

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In 1773, Robert Thornton claimed 1400 acres encompassing today's downtown Parkersburg, but sold it ten years later to Captain Alexander Parker, for whom the town was later named.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryThe Point-Parkersburg-Belpre Ferry Boat - Parkersburg WV

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The confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers is known as “the Point.” It was the site of downtown Parkersburg’s earliest settlement and the stopping place for several famous people.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryHistoric Blennerhassett Island - Parkersburg WV

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One and one-half miles below the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers lies historic Blennerhassett Island, home of the Irish aristocrat Harman Blennerhassett and his wife Margaret from 1798 to 1806.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryThe Beautiful Ohio River - Parkersburg WV

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The Ohio River, called La Belle Riviere (the beautiful river) by the French, derives its name from an Iroquois word meaning “good river” or “large river.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryHistoric Parkersburg (West) Virginia - Parkersburg WV

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Parkersburg was permanently settled in 1785 by Capt. James Neal, a veteran of Lord Dunmore’s War and the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryParkersburg in 1861 - Parkersburg WV

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At the beginning of the Civil War, Parkersburg had a population of 2,500. The completion of the southern branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to the town in 1857 increased the size and importance of Parkersburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryFort Boreman During the Civil War - Parkersburg WV

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Fort Boreman was a military fortification constructed by the United States Army during the Civil War. The protection of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the two turnpikes, the Northwestern and the Staunton-Parkersburg was absolutely essential.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryFort Boreman Hill - Parkersburg WV

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The prominent known locally as Fort Boreman Hill encompasses almost 250 acres. However, the actual site of Fort Boreman, its gun stations, powder magazine, and winter quarters, utilized only a small portion of the hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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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 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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