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.

44-50 “Dino” Sings at Craig Beach

Side A: In 1934 at the age 17, Dino Crocetti (1917-1995) who became known as the world-famous crooner, actor, and television star Dean Martin, took the stage for the first time at the Craig Beach Dance Hall. As the George Williams Orchestra played, Crocetti sang “Oh Marie.” Acquiring his first stage name, “Dino Martini,” Martin got his first big break into show business later in the 1930s, singing with the Ernie McKay Orchestra, from Columbus, Ohio.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Lake Milton Nature Arts Council, Inc. and The Ohio History Connection
Address: Craig Drive, 
Lake Milton, 
Location: NE corner of Craig Dr and Grandview Rd
Latitude: 41.1172560
Longitude: -80.9835870