Remarkable Ohio


Below is a complete listing of all Ohio Historical Markers. To find a detailed marker listing including text, photographs, and locations, click on a county below. Our listing is updated by the markers program as new markers are installed and older markers are reported damaged or missing.

ALERT: This marker is located inside a secure military installation and is not accessible to the general public.

1-48 Presque Isle

Side A: Near this site scout Peter Navarre built in 1807 a log cabin close by an Ottawa Indian Village of 60 whitewashed cabins. Here he maintained friendly relations between white settlers and Chief Autokee. The 1833 Treaty of Maumee gave 320 acres of this region to the Indians who later sold the isle for $1,000. Presque Isle is now at the heart of Port of Toledo activity.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority for The Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society of Ohio and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 3518 St. Lawrence Drive, 
Location: Inside the secure Midwest Terminal
Latitude: 41.6866497
Longitude: -83.4710899