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: The marker number is transposed to show a non-Adams County number (1-5). There is another 1-5 in Athens County, 'Hocking Valley Railway.'

5-1 Adams County Mineral Springs

Side A: Medicinal value of springs promoted by Charles Matheny, 1840. First hotel built 1864 and resort named Sodaville. Under ownership of General Benjamin Coates 1888-91, Smith Grimes 1891-08, and J. W. Rogers 1908-20. Mineral Springs Health Resort Nationally known for its large hotel complex and recreational facilities. This hotel destroyed by fire, 1924. Smaller hotel built 1904, quarter mile north, continued operation through 1940.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Adams County Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Just S of 5838 Mineral Springs Road, 
Location: Just South of 5838 Mineral Springs Road
Latitude: 38.8861020
Longitude: -83.3292190