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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 HistoryMansfield Block House - Mansfield, OH

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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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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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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 HistoryMilan - Milan, Ohio

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Similar to the official Ohio historical markers, this one describing Milan, Ohio was placed for the state sesquincentennial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/26/2009

last visited: 9/5/2012

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway

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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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Signs of HistoryArchibald Willard - Bedford Ohio

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Artist Archibald Willard was born in Bedford, Ohio, in 1836.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team RAGAR

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/20/2009

last visited: 10/4/2019

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Signs of HistoryFairfax District - Cleveland, Ohio

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Fairfax district contains the Cleveland Clinic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Ohio

date approved: 8/5/2020

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 History"S" Bridge - Old Washington OH

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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 HistoryMiddle Island - Point Pelee National Park, ON

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Sign located on the trail just north of the southern tip of point Pelee recounting the history of nearby Middle Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/11/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Indian Wars, 1790-1795 - Waterville, OH

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Anthony Wayne Parkway plaque describing the history of the Indian Wars

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/29/2018

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Signs of HistoryPropellers - Signs of History - National Great Lakes Museum, Toledo, Ohio, USA.

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An informative panel - Featuring the history of Ships Screw Propellers. Displayed in front of The National Museum of the Great Lakes - a heritage location on the banks of the Maumee River on the east side of Toledo, Ohio, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/31/2019

last visited: 10/29/2019

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Signs of HistoryLakeside Park-Kingsville Ontario

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A sign commemorating the making of Lakside Park in Kingsville,Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Captain Spaulding

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/26/2010

last visited: 7/29/2012

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Signs of History"Girdled Road" - Concord, Ohio

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a stone plaque marking the first surveyed road in Western Reserve located near Concord, Ohio, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: 5/23/2018

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Signs of HistoryA Bootlegger's Paradise/Prohibition in Berlin Township 1918-1933 - Newport, MI

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Historical Marker in Newport, Michigan discussing the Prohibition Years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 4/17/2021

last visited: 10/31/2021

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Signs of HistorySimon Girty - Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada

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This plaque is located at 1173 Front Road S. in Amherstburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2010

last visited: 10/14/2012

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Signs of HistoryBeginnings of Amherstburg - Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada

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This plaque is located in the King's Navy Yard Park in Amhesrtburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2010

last visited: 8/16/2018

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