George H. Marsh Homestead and the Marsh Foundation School

Ridge Rd., Van Wert, Ohio


Marsh Foundation

There are several buildings on this school campus.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2020



Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 28, 1980
Reference number
NR name
Marsh, George H., Homestead and the Marsh Foundation School
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Tudor Revival; Other architectural type; Jacobean Revival
Areas of significance
Education; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; School; Educational related housing
Current functions
Museum; School; Educational related housing
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1850-1874
Significant years
1861; 1865; 1923
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 21
Non-contributing buildings: 3


19th Century (38,116)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1861 (230)
Built during 1860s (3,798)
George Marsh (1)
Have Street View (50,467)
Hohly & Gram Langdon (1)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,278)
Ohio (5,237)
Private owner (54,402)
School (5,268)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,167)
Stucco (7,816)
Tudor Revival (1,415)
Van Wert County, Ohio (14)
Van Wert, Ohio (6)

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2020: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • August 14, 2020: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status and added photos
  • October 21, 2014: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger