County of Wood

County of Wood (HM29WE)

Location: Bowling Green, OH 43402 Wood County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 22.581', W 83° 38.883'

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Created February 12, 1820 - Named for

—Colonel Eleazer Derby Wood —

Born 1788 New York City. Killed in combat September 1814. West Point Graduate 1806. As Military Engineer Helped build Castle Williams, N.Y. and Ft. Norfolk Va. Honored by naming of Fort Wood in New York Harbor and monument at West Point.
He planned, constructed and defended Fort Meigs. Brevetted Lieutenant Colonel for bravery at battles of the Thames and Fort Erie near where he lost his life serving his country.

In grateful appreciation this marker is erected by
the Wood County Commissioners and the Solomon Kuder Chapter
under the articles of the
National Society United States Daughters of 1812
HM NumberHM29WE
Year Placed1956
Placed ByWood County Commissioners and the Solomon Kuder Chapter, National Society United States Daughters of 1812
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 278556 N 4583920
Decimal Degrees41.37635000, -83.64805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 22.581', W 83° 38.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 22' 34.86" N, 83° 38' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)419, 567
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Court House Square, Bowling Green OH 43402, US
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