The house at 137 E. Wheeling St. in Lancaster, Ohio.

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108 North High Street.
108 N High St, Lancaster, OH, 43130

Ainsworth – Steele – Beery – Fairfield County: 108 North High Street

In 1837 Richard H. Ainsworth, a merchant, bought this lot from Thomas Ewing. He built a small home on the...
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A blue historic building at 140 E. Main Street in Lancaster, Ohio.
140 E Main St, Lancaster, OH, 43130

Axline – Kreider – Dagger – Lantz – Johnston Law Firm: 140 East Main Street

This early frame building, with some log construction, was built around 1832. It is located in the 14th square (across...
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The Bremen Oil Boom Historical Marker.
102 N Broad St, Bremen, OH, 43107

Bremen Oil Boom Historical Marker

The Bremen Oil Boom commenced in 1907-’08 and the town became a center in the region’s petroleum industry. The area...
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Camp Anderson Historic Marker
159 W Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH, 43130

Camp Anderson Historical Marker

Fairfield County quickly mobilized after the attack on Ft. Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861 and the beginning of...
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The Cox - Hunter - Welsh Home.
125 E Wheeling St, Lancaster, OH, 43130

Cox – Hunter – Welsh Home: 125 East Wheeling Street

The Zanes sold this lot in 1802 to J. Frederick Pitcher and Hugh Andrews. In 1810 the lot was sold...
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The WPA pedestrian bridge during springtime with blooming trees in Cross Mound Park.
11615 16th Rd SW, Stoutsville, OH, 43154

Cross Mound Park

There are two very interesting features to this park! Very little is known about Cross Mound, a mound in the...
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