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 (1-8). It will be corrected to 8-1 when possible.

8-1 Rome (Stout Post Office)

Side A: (Stout Post Office) A thriving riverport in the 19th Century, founded in 1835 by William Stout. Elisha Stout, son of William, born and raised here, was one of the founding fathers of Omaha, Nebraska, and Denver, Colorado. Former site of Adamsville which served as the county seat of Adams County from Dec., 1797, to Dec., 1798. A log courthouse and jail were erected here to serve the public.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Adams County Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Across from 21107 US 52, 
Location: On US 52 just E of Upper Rome Road
Latitude: 38.6662800
Longitude: -83.3755640