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Former location of East Cemetery relocated in 1996 to Greenlawn Cemetery American Township.
In 1832 John East of Pickaway County came to Allen County with his wife, Elizabeth Huffer, and family Mary, Isaac, Abraham, Elizabeth, and Samuel. He bui…
Shawnee Indian Reservation
Established by treaty with the Shawnee Indians September 29, 1817, following the War of 1812.
This 25 square mile reservation which adjoined the United States military reserve, was occupied by the Shawnees u…
In 1831, the Shawnee Indians built a 20 x 30 ft. hewed-log council house within their Hog Creek Settlement. It was located about 270 ft. east of this marker. After the Indians' forced exodus west, it served as a temporary dwelling for the Griffith…
First person buried in this cemetery. Carried by eight men on poles through woods and swamps and laid to rest at this place.
West Market Street Boulevard Historic District
placed on the Nnational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior
Faurot Opera House 1882-1953 Built on this site by Benjamin C. Faurot, one of Lima's most prominent citizens. The grand opening was held Sept. 4, 1882. Through the years, many famous actors, actresses, and musicians appeared on it's stage. The the…
Site of Lima's First cemetery and burial place of Pvt. Elijah Stites 1758-1843Minute Man of the Revolution who served in the Essex County Militia 1st Regiment New Jersey.
Site of the 86 acre homestead of Dye Sunderland who served in Captain Samuel McCormick's Company ofThe War of 1812
Here in 1820, on the site of the Indian town of Tawa the Sunderland family established the First Permanent Home in Allen County, Ohio
On March 18, 1942, four U.S. Army Air Corps pilots lost their lives within a quarter mile of this marker. Three months after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, these pilots left Wayne County Airport near Detroit flying P-39F Airacobra pursuit planes. They…
Here arriving from Logan County in
1824, Christopher Stark Wood estab-
lished on Sugar Creek, the first
settlement in what is now Allen
County. His family and others
joined him soon. Land was cleared;
cabins were built. After only five