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.

3-27 Stone Water Towers of the Ohio Hospital For Epileptics

Side A: These three stone water towers were erected by local craftsmen in 1892 and serviced the Ohio Hospital for Epileptics until 1950. The sandstone of the uncoursed masonry walls was quarried from the surrounding hills. The hospital facility, a former Union Hospital site during the Civil War, was the first of its kind in the United States. The towers were restored in 1981-1982.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Gallia County Historical Society, O. O. McIntyre Park District, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Mill Creek Road, 
Location: At site of water towers
Latitude: 38.8216000
Longitude: -82.1867000