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

The Elms

 
 
The Elms Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
1. The Elms Marker
Inscription. The elm trees President McGuffey planted near this path in the 1840s stood for over 100 years. Their beauty is recalled each year when the community members gather for the Concerts under the Elms. Dedicated by the Class of 2005
 
Erected by Class of 2005.
 
Location. 39° 19.623′ N, 82° 5.994′ W. Marker is in Athens, Ohio, in Athens County. Click for map. Marker is in brick pathway on the College Green south of the Class Gateway at College and Union Streets. 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. Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Auditorium (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio University's Distinguished Visitors (within shouting distance of this marker); Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kissing Circle (within shouting distance of this marker); Student Voices (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ohio University Sundial (about 300 feet away); Ohio University (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
 
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The Elms Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
2. The Elms Marker
Looking south across College Green toward Cutler Hall (rear left), the oldest building on the Ohio University campus, c1819.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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