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.

6-25 First Blendon Presbyterian Church

Side A: On this site in 1829 the Presbyterians of Blendon Township built their first church. The land was donated by Timothy Lee for “church and burial” purposes. The Reverend Ebenezer Washburn, buried here, was the first minister. The church was destroyed one week after its dedication by an apparent act of arson.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Blendon Township Trustees, Blendon Bicentennial Commission, The Ohio Historical Society, marker contributed by the William Goldsmith Family
Address: 6350 S Hempstead Road, 
Location: In cemetery at NE corner of Dempsey and S. Hempstead roads.
Latitude: 40.0953500
Longitude: -82.9050800