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.

Transposed marker #1-7 to be corrected to #7-1 when possible. Note: There is another 1-7 in Belmont County, 'Mile Marker.'

7-1 Seaman

Side A: Founded 1887 by John Q. Roads on the Cincinnati & Eastern Railway (1881) and the Old West Union Road (1807). Incorporated 1911. Named after Franklin Seaman who donated land to the railroad for a station. Home of Will Rogers, “The Black King of the Air,” the only black hot air balloonist in the U.S. in the 1890’s. “Adopted hometown” of Daniel Homer Webster (1878-1943), poet, humorist and Dayton, Ohio, journalist.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Adams County Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 17851 OH 247, 
Location: Front left side of 1st State Bank
Latitude: 38.9414590
Longitude: -83.5720420