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.

9-33 Wheeler Tavern

Side A: Wheeler Tavern was built by Portius Wheeler, an early pioneer of Hardin County, around 1835 near the Shawnee Ford of the Scioto River. According to local historians this was the first brick residence constructed in Hardin County. Tradition maintains that Wheeler Tavern was a station on the Underground Railroad, a network of contacts and places that aided escaping slaves making their way to the free North.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The Country Connection Club and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Intersection of TWP Rd 144 and Twp Rd 265, 
Location: NW corner of intersection of TWP Rd 144 and Twp Rd 265
Latitude: 40.6225060
Longitude: -83.4974210