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.

2-33 In memory of Jacob Parrott

Side A: Jacob Parrott who is buried here. Born July 17, 1843 in Fairfield County, Ohio. Died December 22, 1908. At 18 he enlisted in Company K, 33rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment and was the youngest member of the famous Andrews Raid. The raiders seized “The General” locomotive at Big Shanty, Georgia, April 12, 1862. Captured and later exchanged, Parrott was the first recipient of the Medal of Honor, March 25, 1863.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The Ohio Gun Collectors Association, Doug Byrum, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 15419 OH 309, 
Location: Grove Cemetery
Latitude: 40.6447790
Longitude: -83.5877670