War of 1812 marker   Save
War of 1812 marker
Description: Original: In memory of Mason, Simonds, & Mingus who fell near this place in battle with the Indians Sept. 29, 1812. Erected by Hon. J.R. Giddings Jan. 1858 Marker: This Monument was erected in 1857 by Joshua R. Giddings. The land on which it stands was deeded in 1911 by the Kelley Island Lime and Transport Co., to the National Society United States Daughters of 1812, State of Ohio who placed this tablet here in 1914. Background headstone: James S. Bills, Simeon Blackman, Mathew Guy, Alexander Mason, Daniel Mingus, Equilla Putney, Valentine Ramsdell, Abraham Simons, War of 1812 Joshua Giddings was a prominent United States Congressman from Ashtabula, Ohio and a soldier in the War of 1812. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B15F04_004_003
Subjects: War of 1812; Monuments & memorials; Historical Marker
Places: Marblehead (Ohio); Ottawa County (Ohio); Kelleys Island (Ohio); Erie County (Ohio)