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: There are two markers numbered 9-32 in Hancock County. The other is 'Findlay College.'

10-32 McComb First Presbyterian Church

Side A: Organization of the congregation began in 1848 under the Rev. George Van Eman, and a charter was granted in 1854. The oldest Presbyterian church building in continuous use in Hancock County, the sanctuary was constructed in 1855-56. Members of the congregation included first Congressional Medal of Honor recipients John R. Porter and William Bennsinger, honored for their exploits as members of Andrews Raiders during the Civil War.
Side B: Built 1855-56. Captain Issac Cusac, Civil War hero, was a member of the congregation and married the daughter of Rev. Van Eman, first minister of the congregation. Also, in this building, one of the first Boy Scout Troops in America was organized by Rev. Alexander in 1910.
Sponsors: Historic Preservation Guild of Hancock County and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 100 S. Church Street, 
Location: NW corner of W. South Street & S. Church Street
Latitude: 41.1064430
Longitude: -83.7955180