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.

1-83 Justice John McLean 1785-1861

Side A: Having settled in the Ridgeville area with his father, Justice McLean, in 1799, Justice John McLean was appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1829 by President Andrew Jackson. He was best known for his anti-slavery dissenting opinion in the famous Dred Scott case. Founder of the Western Star, former Postmaster General, Congressman, and candidate for President, Justice McLean served on the Supreme Court until his death in 1861.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Warren County Board of Commissioners and The Ohio Historical Society
Location: West side of St Rt 48 next to Ridgeville Christian School, 946 E Lower Springboro Rd
Latitude: 39.5296660
Longitude: -84.1764380