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Title, side A
Wheeler Tavern
Text, side A
Wheeler Tavern was built by Portius Wheeler, an early pioneer of Hardin County, around 1835 near the Shawnee Ford of the Scioto River. According to local historians this was the first brick residence constructed in Hardin County. Tradition maintains that Wheeler Tavern was a station on the Underground Railroad, a network of contacts and places that aided escaping slaves making their way to the free North.
Address
Intersection of TWP Rd 144 and Twp Rd 265
Kenton, OH 43326
Location
NW corner of intersection of TWP Rd 144 and Twp Rd 265
Coordinates
Latitude: 40.6225060, Longitude: -83.4974210.
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