Calhoon Memorial Park

Calhoon Memorial Park (HM2H3X)

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N 41° 29.319', W 81° 55.658'

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Joseph Calhoon brought his family from Vergennes, Vermont, to Dover Township in 1810, and they established themselves as the first permanent settlers in what would become Bay Village, Ohio. The Calhoon house, called Rose Hill, was built in 1818 and replaced the log cabin the family built upon their arrival. Granddaughter Ida Maria Calhoon bequeathed her family's 115-acre homestead as the Calhoon Memorial Park to the citizens of Bay Village in 1917. In accordance with the family's wish, Rose Hill serves the community as a museum and library. The Reuben Osborn House (1815), thought to be the oldest frame house between Cleveland and Lorain, and the Community House (1882), formerly the Calhoon barn, join Rose Hill on the grounds of the memorial park. Calhoon Memorial Park is the center of the community activity in Bay Village.
HM NumberHM2H3X
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Year Placed2002
Placed ByThe Bay Village Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 422563 N 4593419
Decimal Degrees41.48865000, -81.92763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 29.319', W 81° 55.658'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 29' 19.14" N, 81° 55' 39.48" W
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