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The previous bridge that carried State Route 821 over the West Fork of Duck Creek into Caldwell at this location was a 110 foot long concrete arch built in 1930. It was designed by engineers L. W. Curl and W. W. Flemming in the Ohio Department …
In memory of John Chapman, famous "Johnny Appleseed." Born in Leominster, Mass., Sept. 26, 1774, died in Fort Wayne, Ind. March 18, 1845. Without a hope of recompense, / Without a thought of pride, / John Chapman planted apple trees,…
Caldwell's Origins. Robert Caldwell and his family, from Chester County, Pennsylvania, moved to the Northwest Territory in 1795. In 1809 they bought and cleared land along Duck Creek in what became Olive Township, Morgan County (in 1819). In 1…
Crashed over Noble County, OhioSept. 3, 1925 Fore Section - Site 3Noble Co. Bicentennial Commission1875 - 1976
DiedMarch 29, 1868Aged104 Y. 2 M. 23 D. The last of Washington's companions.The hoary head is a crown of glory.Dedicated to the memory ofPrivate John GrayOhio's last surviving soldierof the American Revolution.He is symbolic of the sacrificesof…
Dedicated to the memory of our fallen comrades in war and in peace.Nov. 11. 1992
[Side A:]Salt was an important commodity to early settlers because of its use in daily living. In 1814 Silas Thorla and Robert McKee dug a well in search of salt brine. They discovered salt and, by accident, discovered oil. Oil's value was known t…
Dedicated to the men and women of Noble County who served their country in time of war and peace
Marker Front:Member United States CongressMember Ohio LegislatureTeacherNaval OfficerOratorCoal MinerFederal Trade CommissionerOhio Director of Commerce Marker Reverse:In honor of Robert T. Secrestfor his many years of dedicatedservice to the p…
Crash of the USS Shenandoah September 3, 1925On a stormy autumn morning in 1925, the giant Navy airship, christened Shenandoah, crashed near this site. Initially, the Shenandoah was commissioned to perform scouting missions for the Navy; however, …