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

William Mears Dawes Gristmill

 
 
William Mears Dawes Gristmill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2009
1. William Mears Dawes Gristmill Marker
Inscription. This grindstone from the farm of William Mears Dawes Gristmill built 1840 on Raccoon Creek one mile west. Stone quarried by Ephraim Cutler on Ohio River, brought here on steamboat and cart by Henry Dawes, grandfather of Beman Gates Dawes, founder, The Dawes Arboretum.
 
Location. 40° 5.252′ N, 82° 36.583′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 37) and Granville Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria OH 43001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willoughby Dayton Miller (approx. mile away); Alexander Devilbiss (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major General Charles Griffin (approx. 3 miles away); This Fraternity House (approx. 4.6 miles away); An Early Center of Education / Educating Young Women (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Elias Gilman House / The Wee White House (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Granville Academy / The Anti-Slavery Movement (approx. 4.9 miles away); Founding of Granville, The Licking Company / The Granville Site "The most eligible part" (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alexandria.
 
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William Mears Dawes Gristmill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2009
2. William Mears Dawes Gristmill Marker
Alexandria Corporate Limit Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2009
3. Alexandria Corporate Limit Marker
William Mears Dawes Gristmill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., February 5, 2009
4. William Mears Dawes Gristmill Marker
Looking northeast.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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