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: MARKER MISSING (April 2022). Note that transposed marker number 1-6 to be corrected to 6-1 when possible.

6-1 Peebles

Side A: Platted in 1881 by Isaiah Custer at the junction of Zane’s Trace (1796-97) and the Cincinnati and Eastern Railway (1881). Incorporated 1886. Named after John G. Peebles, Portsmouth, Ohio, businessman. David Nixon constructed the first house in town, operated for many years as the Nixon Hotel. Annual chautauquas were conducted on grounds south of the railroad beginning in 1906 and continuing through 1917.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Adams County Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 184 N Main St, 
Location: At post office
Latitude: 38.9513440
Longitude: -83.4039820