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

First Settlers in Athens County

 
 
First Settlers in Athens County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
1. First Settlers in Athens County Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam
Honoring the first settlers in Athens Co. from the New England States

Alvan Bingman Silas Bingman Isaac Barker William Harper John Wilkins Robert Linzee Edmond Dorr William Dorr Barak Dorr John Chandler Jonathan Watkins
 
Erected 1939 by Athens Colony New England Women.
 
Location. 39° 19.749′ N, 82° 6.072′ W. Marker is in Athens, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling north on Court Street. Click for map. Marker is on the wall at the northeast corner of the Athens County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Athens OH 45701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Athens County Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Athens County Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Athens First Settlement - 1797 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio University (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ohio University 1915 Alumni Gateway (about
Athens County Courthouse and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
2. Athens County Courthouse and Markers
600 feet away); Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 700 feet away); Student Voices (about 700 feet away); The Kissing Circle (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
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