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Chillicothe in Ross County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol

 
 
A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol Marker and Stone Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2008
1. A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol Marker and Stone
Inscription. This building, erected in 1940, is a replica of Ohio's first capitol. The stone below and the one beneath the opposite bronze plaque were taken from Ohio's first state house, erected in 1800 - the same year in which the Chillicothe Gazette was founded.
 
Erected by The Chillicothe Gazette.
 
Location. 39° 19.968′ N, 82° 59.024′ W. Marker is in Chillicothe, Ohio, in Ross County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 W. Main Street, Chillicothe OH 45601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Site in Journalism (here, next to this marker); The Chillicothe Gazette (a few steps from this marker); Donald E. McHenry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio (about 300 feet away); Court House Renovation (about 400 feet away); Site of Ohio's First Statehouse (about 400 feet away); Abrams' Big House (about 700 feet away); First Court of Ross County (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chillicothe.
 
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A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2008
2. A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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