Remarkable Ohio


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3-51 Jacob’s Well

Side A: Jacob Foos, while surveying the Military Road north from Fort Morrow to Fremont during the War of 1812, dug a well at this site. General William H. Harrison and his troops, on their way to Lake Erie, camped here and drank from the well. This area was known as “Jacob’s Well” until the founding of Marion in 1822.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The Marion Rotary Club, The Marion County Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 400 Delaware Ave, 
Location: Marion Towers, on N side of complex in a small courtyard
Latitude: 40.5820920
Longitude: -83.1278340