Perry Township, Ashland County, Ohio

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Historical Information

Perry Township was known as Mohican Township before 14 Sep 1814. It was one of the four original townships of Wayne County declared on 11 April 1812. It became a township of Ashland County, Ohio on 24 February 1846 when Wayne County's western border was redefined.

Historical Documents

Perry Townships Historical Landmarks

Information found on the National Register of Historic Places

  1. Alliance Bank Building- County Historical Landmark (1925-1949, 1900-1924), Also known as Alliance First National Bank;Bank One, located 502 E. Main St. , Alliance., Architectural Style: Renaissance, Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
  2. Bair, Jacob H., House- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899, 1850-1874), Also known as Charles D. Homer House, located N of Canton at 7225 N. Market Ave. , Canton., Architectural Style: Stick/Eastlake, Italianate, Historic Function: Domestic
  3. Barber-Whitticar House - County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), located 519 Cleveland Ave, SW. , Canton., Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Historic Function: Domestic
  4. Bender's Restaurant--Belmont Buffet- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Also known as Belmont Buffet, located 137 Court Ave. SW , Canton., Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
  5. Bordner House- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Also known as Cady,Jack A.,House, located 4522 7th St., SW. , Canton, Architectural Style: Italianate, Historic Function: Domestic
  6. Brewster Railroad YMCA/Wandle House- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), located 45 S. Wabash Ave. , Brewster., Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
  7. Canal Fulton Historic District - County Historical Landmark (1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849), located Ohio-Erie Canal, Market, Canal, Cherry and High Sts. , Canal Fulton., Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Transportation
  8. Canton Public Library- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), located 236 3rd St., SW. , Canton., Architectural Style: Other, Historic Function: Education
  9. Case Mansion- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), located 1717 N. Market Ave. , Canton., Architectural Style: Romanesque, Historic Function: Domestic
  10. City National Bank Building- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), located 205 Market Ave., S , Canton., Architectural Style: Romanesque, Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
  11. Clearview Golf Club- County Historical Landmark (1950-1974, 1925-1949), located 8410 Lincoln St. SE , East Canton., Historic Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
  12. Cook, George E., House- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Also known as Vadose Research Center;Corman Health Care, located 1435 Market Ave. N. , Canton., Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Historic Function: Domestic
  13. Dewalt Building- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924, 1875-1899), located 122 Market Ave., N , Canton., Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
  14. Dobkins, John and Syd, House- County Historical Landmark (1950-1974), located 5120 Plain center N.E. , Canton., Architectural Style: Modern Movement, Historic Function: Domestic
  15. Eagles Building--Strand Theater - County Historical Landmark (1925-1949, 1900-1924), Also known as Wallace Building, located 243 E. Main St. , Alliance., Architectural Style: Renaissance, Historic Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
  16. Eagles' Temple- County Historical Landmark (1925-1949), located 601 S. Market St. , Canton., Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
  17. Earley-Hartzell House- County Historical Landmark (1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1850-1874), Also known as Hartzell,Mabel,Museum, located 840 N. Park Ave. , Alliance., Architectural Style: Italianate, Historic Function: Domestic
  18. Elson--Magnolia Flour Mill- County Historical Landmark (1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849), located 261 N. Main St. , Magnolia., Architectural Style: Italianate, Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Transportation
  19. Fife, Harry E., House - County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Also known as Beck Home, located 606 McKinley Ave. SW , Canton., Architectural Style: Shingle Style, Historic Function: Domestic\
  20. First Methodist Episcopal Church- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Also known as Church of the Savior United Methodist Church , located 120 Cleveland Ave., SW , Canton., Architectural Style: Gothic, Historic Function: Religion
  21. First Methodist Episcopal Church- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Also known as First United Methodist Church , located 301 Lincoln Way E. , Massillon., Architectural Style: Romanesque, Historic Function: Religion
  22. First Methodist Episcopal Church of Alliance, Ohio - County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Also known as Christ United Methodist Church,Alliance,Ohio., located 470 E. Broadway St. , Alliance., Architectural Style: Romanesque, Historic Function: Religion
  23. First National Bank Building- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), Also known as Lincoln Professional Building, located 11 Lincoln Way W , Massillon., Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
  24. First Reformed and First Lutheran Churches- County Historical Landmark (1850-1874), Also known as First United Church of Christ and First Lutheran Church, located 901 and 909 E. Tuscarawas St. , Canton., Historic Function: Religion
  25. Five Oaks- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Also known as Massillon Woman's Club;J. Walter McClymond's Residence, located 210 4th St., NE. , Massillon., Historic Function: Domestic
  26. Fourth Street Historic District- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849), located Roughly bounded by 3rd, 5th and Cherry St. and Federal Ave. , Massillon., Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, Historic Function: Domestic
  27. Frances Apartment Building- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), located 534 Cleveland Ave., SW , Canton., Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Historic Function: Domestic
  28. French, Garnet B., House- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), located 2410 Cleveland Ave. , Canton., Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Historic Function: Domestic
  29. Glamorgan- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), located 1025 S. Union Ave. , Alliance., Historic Function: Domestic
  30. Haines House- County Historical Landmark (1850-1874, 1825-1849), located 186 W. Market St. , Alliance., Architectural Style: Federal, Historic Function: Domestic
  31. Hartville Hotel- County Historical Landmark (1825-1849), Also known as Pantry Restaurant, located 101 N. Prospect St. , Hartville., Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
  32. Harvard Company--Weber Dental Manufacturing Company- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Also known as Factory Industrial Supply, located 2206 Thirteenth St. NE , Canton., Architectural Style: Romanesque, Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
  33. Hercules Motors Corporation Industrial Complex- County Historical Landmark (1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874), Also known as White Engines Inc., Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
  34. Hoover Farm- County Historical Landmark (1850-1874, 1825-1849), Also known as Hoover Historical Center, located S of North Canton on Easton St , North Canton., Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
  35. Hotel Courtland- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), Also known as St. Francis Hotel;Stark County Office Building, located 209 W. Tuscarawas Ave. , Canton., Architectural Style: Renaissance, Historic Function: Domestic
  36. Ideal Department Store Building- County Historical Landmark (1925-1949, 1900-1924), Also known as Snyder-Hess Building, located 55--59 Lincoln Way E. , Massillon., Architectural Style: Chicago, Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
  37. Kettering, William, Homestead- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), located N of Massillon at 5509 Wales Ave. , Massillon., Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Domestic
  38. Lake Township School- County Historical Landmark (1850-1874), Also known as Board of Education, located E of Uniontown at 1101 Lake Center St. , Uniontown., Historic Function: Education
  39. Landmark Tavern- County Historical Landmark (1800-1824), located 501 E. Tuscarawas St. , Canton., Historic Function: Domestic
  40. Loew-Define Grocery Store and Home- County Historical Landmark (1850-1874), located 202 S. Market St , Navarre., Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
  41. Martin, Brooke and Anna E. House- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), Also known as Shurman-Martin House, located 1627 Market Ave. N. , Canton., Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Historic Function: Domestic
  42. Massillon Cemetery Building- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), located 1827 Erie St. S. , Massillon., Architectural Style: Romanesque, Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Religion
  43. Maudru House- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899), Architectural Style: Italianate, Historic Function: Domestic
  44. McKinley, William, Tomb- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), located 7th St., NW. , Canton., Historic Function: Funerary
  45. Mellett-Canton Daily News Building- County Historical Landmark (1925-1949, 1900-1924), located 401 W. Tuscarawas St. , Canton., Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
  46. Miller, John, House- County Historical Landmark (1825-1849), Also known as Lewis Miller House;STA-740-4, located 9677 Cleveland Ave. NW. , Greentown., Architectural Style: Federal, Historic Function: Domestic
  47. Mount Union College District- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899, 1850-1874), located Hartshorn St., Miller and Aultman Aves. , Alliance., Architectural Style: Romanesque, Historic Function: Education
  48. New Baltimore Inn- County Historical Landmark (1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849), located 14722 Ravenna Ave. , New Baltimore., Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Historic Function: Domestic
  49. Old McKinley High School- County Historical Landmark (1900-1924), located 800 N. Market St. , Canton., Historic Function: Education

Place Names

Maps

1875 Perry Township

[1]

1880 Allen County

[2]

2013 Perry Township Highway Map

[3]

Perry Township Zoning District

[4]

Indices to Maps

Original Businesses and Owners

Grist-millers

  • John Naftsinger (1820) [5]
  • John Raver (1818) [6]

Saw-millers

  • John Raver (1818) [7]

Churches

Catholic

  • St Joan of Arc Catholic Church [8]

Baptist

  • Perry Baptist Church [9]

Methodist

  • Trinity United Methodist Church [10]

Presbyterian

  • Reedurban Presbyterian Church [11]

Unknown

  • Perry Christian Church [12]

Photos

[13]

[14]

Schools

Active Schools

  • Perry Local Schools [15]

Historical One Room Schools

  • Rowsburg School House [16]
  • Red Haw School House [17]
  • Fairview School House [18]

Photos

[19]

Residents

Early Settlers

Census Records

Directories

Photos of Residences

Cemeteries

  • Center Road Cemetery [27]
  • South Ridge/Lane Road Cemetery [28]

Newspaper Articles

Newspaper Full-Text Articles

Newspaper Ads

Newspaper Citations With No Attached Images

References

  1. Historic Map Works LLC. "Perry Township." Historic Map Works. Accessed April 09, 2019. http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/50196/Perry Township/Tuscarawas County 1875/Ohio/.
  2. Author. Allen County OHGenWeb - Allen County Township Maps - 1880. Accessed April 09, 2019. http://www.usgenwebsites.org/OHAllen/maps/.
  3. "Map Department." Perry County Engineer. Accessed April 09, 2019. http://perrycountyengineer.com/map-department/.
  4. Zoning District Map | Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 09, 2019. https://www.perrytwp.org/2157/Zoning-District-Map.
  5. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 03, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  6. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 03, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  7. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 03, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  8. "St Joan of Arc Catholic Church." St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Accessed February 20, 2019. http://sjacanton.com/.
  9. "Perry Baptist Church." Perry Baptist Church. Accessed February 20, 2019. http://www.perrybaptistcanton.com/.
  10. Phelps, Tom, John Partridge, John Partridge, John Partridge, John Partridge, John Partridge, and John Partridge. "Trinity United Methodist Church of Perry Heights." Trinity United Methodist Church of Perry Heights. January 01, 1970. Accessed February 20, 2019. http://www.trinityperryheights.org/.
  11. "Reedurban Presbyterian Church." Reedurban Presbyterian Church. February 20, 2019. Accessed February 20, 2019. http://reedurbanpc.com/.
  12. "The Truth Project." Welcome to the Frontpage! Accessed February 20, 2019. http://www.perrychristian.org/.
  13. "Perry Christian Church". perrychristianchurch.org. 2019. 
  14. "Reedurban Presbyterian Church". reedurbanpc.com. 2019. 
  15. "Schools." Perry Local Schools. Accessed February 20, 2019. http://perrylocal.org/schools/.
  16. "Historic Ashland: Bloody Hill One of the More Creative Names of Old, One-room Schoolhouses." Gazette. January 22, 2011. Accessed April 17, 2019. https://www.times-gazette.com/news/20110122/historic-ashland-bloody-hill-one-of-more-creative-names-of-old-one-room-schoolhouses.
  17. "Historic Ashland: Bloody Hill One of the More Creative Names of Old, One-room Schoolhouses." Gazette. January 22, 2011. Accessed April 17, 2019. https://www.times-gazette.com/news/20110122/historic-ashland-bloody-hill-one-of-more-creative-names-of-old-one-room-schoolhouses.
  18. "Historic Ashland: Bloody Hill One of the More Creative Names of Old, One-room Schoolhouses." Gazette. January 22, 2011. Accessed April 17, 2019. https://www.times-gazette.com/news/20110122/historic-ashland-bloody-hill-one-of-more-creative-names-of-old-one-room-schoolhouses.
  19. "Perry High School". www.perry-lake.org. 2019. 
  20. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 15, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  21. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 15, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  22. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 15, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  23. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 15, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  24. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 15, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  25. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 15, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  26. History of Perry Township, OH. Accessed April 15, 2019. http://history.rays-place.com/oh/ash-perry.htm.
  27. "Cemetery - Perry Township." Perry Township - Perry Township, Ohio. Accessed February 25, 2019. http://perrytownship-lake.com/cemetery/.
  28. "Cemetery - Perry Township." Perry Township - Perry Township, Ohio. Accessed February 25, 2019. http://perrytownship-lake.com/cemetery/.

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Ashland County, Ohio on 24 February 1846 when Wayne County's western border was redefined.