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Ohio
Octagon Earthworks
Address
Phone

Web Site  www.ohiohistory.org/places/octagon/
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place
Group Identity  Native American

Ohio
Bainbridge
Seip Mound
Address
Bainbridge OH
Phone
614 297-2630
Web Site
www.ohiohistory.org/places/seip/
Toll Free
800 686-1535
Description
partially excavated earthworks featuring marked outlines of buildings
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Mounds
Group Identity Native American
Era 100 BC-500AD
Owner/Operator: Ohio Historical Society
Last changed: 02/17/2003

Ohio
Bellevue
Sorrowful Mother Shrine
4106 SR 269
Bellevue OH 44811
Phone
419 483-3435
Web Site
www.sanduskyohio.com/funspots
Description
150 year old shrine featuring wooded sanctuary
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Religion
Last changed: 01/07/2003

Ohio
Canal Fulton
Canal Fulton Heritage Society
103 Tuscarawas Street
Canal Fulton OH  44614
Phone 330 854-3808
Web Site http://www.ohio-eriecanal.com/helena3.htm
Toll Free 800 helena3
E-mail mailto:helena3@ohio-eriecanal.com
Description canal boat ride on Helena III, Oberlin House museum, Heritage House Museum, McLaughlin Dry Dock
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Canal
Kind of Activity Specialty Tours

  OH

  Catawba

  Betsy Mo-John's Cabin & Mon Ami Winery

  3845 East Wine Cellar Road

  Catawba  OH  43452    

  Phone   419 797-4445

  Web Site  http://www.monamiwinery.com/nav/store/mj.html

  Toll Free  800 777-4266

  E-mail  mailto:info@monamiwinery.com

  Description  home of last Ottawa in Ottawa county, winery & gift shop

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Merchant

  New or Updated:  11/17/2004
 

  OH

  Chillicothe

  Hopewell Culture National Historic Park

  16062 State Route 104

  Chillicothe  OH   45601    

  Phone 740 774-1125

  Web Site  www.nps.gov/hocu/

  Description  large earthwork and mound complexes, visitor center with exhibits on

                    Hopewell culture and an orientation film

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Mounds

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Group Identity Native American

  Owner/Operator:  NPS

  New or Updated:  5/31/2006

Ohio
Dennison
Dennison Railroad Depot Museum
400 Center Street
Dennison OH 44621
Phone
Web Site http://www.dennisondepot.org/
Toll Free 877 278-8020
E-mail mailto:depot@tusco.net
Description main stopping point on the National Railway Defense Route in WWII entertained over 1.5 million soldiers during the war
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Depot
Era WW II

  OH

  Elmore

  Elmore Depot & Mattie Heckman Log House

  Rice Street

  Elmore   OH  43416    

  Phone

  Alt Phone   419 862-3362

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.lake-erie.com/cgi-server/ocvb/ocvbdb.cgi?cat=Attractions

  Description  log home & station from the 1870s, appointment only

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Building Type   Depot

  New or Updated:  11/18/2004
 

  OH

  Genoa

  Genoa Brick Privy

  Address

  Genoa   OH

  Phone

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.grayco.com/cleveland/ott/sample2.html

  Description  built to serve the town's first school, the brick privy was once considered a

                    sign of affluence

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Civic

  New or Updated:   11/18/2004

 

  OH

  Georgetown

  Grant Schoolhouse

  508 South Water Street

  Georgetown  OH   45121    

  Phone 937 378-4222

  Web Site www.ohiohistory.org/places/grantsch

  Description  Ulysses Grant attended grade school here

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  1829

  Owner/Operator:  Grant Homestead Association

  New or Updated:  11/2/2006

  OH
 
Greenville
 
Bears Mill
 
6450 Arcanum Bearsmill Road
 
Greenville  OH 45331    
 
Phone   937 548-5112
 
Web Site  http://www.bearsmill.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:bearsmill@wesnet.com
 
Description  stone grinding flour mill still in operation
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Era  1849
 
New or Updated:  2/18/2004

Ohio
Hillsboro
Fort Hill State Memorial
13614 Fort Hill Road
Hillsboro OH 45133
Phone 937 588-3221
Web Site http://www.ohiohistory.org/places/fthill/
Toll Free 800 283-8905
Description 1200 acre nature preserve with Hopewell Indian earthwork hilltop enclosure 1.5 miles long, natural history museum, 11 miles of trails
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Natural History
Building Type Mounds
Kind of Activity Hiking
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Group Identity Native American
Last changed: 03/10/2003

Ohio
Kirtland
Kirtland Temple Historic Center
9020 Chillicothe Road
Kirtland OH 44094
Phone 440 256-3318
Web Site http://www.kirtlandtemple.org/
E-mail mailto:temple@ncweb.com
Description built by early followers of Joseph Smith, Jr; two pulpits, seat can face either front or rear, tours throughout the year
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Church
Group Identity Latter Day Saints
Era 1833
 

 

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  Ohio
Marblehead
Holy Assumption Russian Greek Orthodox Church
110 East Main Street
Marblehead OH 43440
Phone
419 798-4591
Web Site
http://www.oca.org/pages/directory/listing.asp?KEY=OCA-MW-MARHAC
Description
Founded 1898. Church has four icons donated by Tsar Nicholas II.  Present church built 1906; consecrated  by St. Tikhon of Moscow, his relics are  enshrined in church
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus
Religion
Building Type Church
Group Identity Russian
New or Updated:  05/14/2003
 

  OH

  Marblehead

  Marblehead Lighthouse

  110 Lighthouse Drive

  Marblehead   OH   43440    

  Phone   419 734-4424

  Web Site  http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks/parks/marblehead.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=278

  Description  State Park with Lighthouse, tours, Keeper's House museum

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type   Lighthouse

  New or Updated:   11/16/2004

 
  Ohio
McCutchenville
McCutchen Overland Inn
Address
McCutchenville OH 43351
Phone 419 385-5721
Web Site http://wyandotonline.com/wchs/pages/mccutchen_overland_inn.htm
Description restored stagecoach inn, currently closed for renovation
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Hotel/Inn
Era 1829

Ohio
Medina
York Historical Society
6949 Branch Road
Medina OH 44256
Phone 330 723-3578
Web Site *****
Description reassembled one room schoolhouse - limited access
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Schoolhouse
Last changed: 12/29/2002

 
  Ohio
Miamisburg
Daniel Gebhart Tavern Museum
Address
Miamisburg OH
Phone
Web Site
www.freeyellow.com/members2/gebharttavernmuseum/index.html
Description restored log tavern
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus
Building Collection
Building Type
Tavern
Era 1811

Ohio
Miamisburg
Miamisburg Mound
Mound Avenue
MAIL: Miamisburg Parks Dept, 101 N First St
Miamisburg OH 45342
Phone 937 866-4532
Web Site www.ohiohistory.org/places/miamisbg/
Description conical Adena burial mound, 877 foot circle, steps to top, park & playground on site
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type  Mounds
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Group Identity Native American
Era 800 BC-100 AD

 

 

Ohio
Middleton Township
Dunlap Farmstead
c/o Laboratory of Archaeology, Dept Soc & Anthropology
U Toledo 2601 West Bancroft
TOLEDO OH 43606
Phone 419 530-2791
Web Site http://members.aol.com/pathcpis/
E-mail wlearp@uoft02.utoledo.edu
Description site occupied for 2000 years, archaeological digs concentrated on 19th century American revolutionary solder's farm
Type of Resource Historic Place
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology

Ohio
Newark
Moundbuilders State Memorial
99 Cooper Avenue
Newark OH 43055
Phone 740 344-1920
Web Site www.ohiohistory.org/places/moundbld/
Description
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Group Identity
Native American

Ohio
Port Clinton
Ottawa County Courthouse
315 Madison Street
Port Clinton OH
Phone
Web Site
Description courthouse holds large murals of Perry's victory & early local commerce
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Courthouse
Nature of Group or Site Government
Last changed: 01/14/2003

Ohio
Put-in-Bay
Perry's Victory & Int'l Peace Memorial
93 Delaware Avenue
PO Box 549
Put-In-Bay 43456
Phone 419 285-2184
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/pevi/
E-mail mailto:PEVI_Superintendent@nps.gov
Description tower to commemorate 1613 naval victory, visitor center
Type of Resource Historic Place
 

  OH

  Upper Sandusky

  Wyandot Mission Church

  200 West Church Street

  Upper Sandusky  OH   43351    

  Phone 419 294-2867

  Web Site www.gcah.org/Heritage_Landmarks/Wyandott.htm

  Description  mission for the Wyandot Indians, active until tribe was resettled in 1843

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Building Type  Church

  Group Identity  Protestant

  Era 1824

  Owner/Operator:  Methodist Church

  New or Updated:  11/21/2006

Ohio
Waynesville
1811 Quaker Meetinghouse
4th & High Streets
Waynesville OH
Phone 513 897-5946
Web Site http://www.shakerwssg.org/quaker_meetinghouse_in_waynesvil.htm
Description still active historic meetinghouse
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Religion
Building Type Church
New or Updated: 03/27/2003

  OH
 
Wellston
 
Buckeye Furnace State Memorial
 
123 Buckeye Park T-167 Road
 
Wellston  OH  45692    
 
Phone   740 384-3537
 
Web Site  http://www.ohiohistory.org/places/buckeye/
 
Toll Free  800 860-0144
 
Description  reconstructed iron blast furnace
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Industry /Profession Iron & Steel
 
Era  1852
 
Owner/Operator:  Ohio Historical Society
 
New or Updated:   3/19/2004

 
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