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The Newcom Tavern

 
 
The Newcom Tavern Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
1. The Newcom Tavern Marker
Inscription. This is the original site of the Newcom Tavern, built in 1798 by Col. George Newcom
A trading post inn until 1836. Quartermaster's Headquarters for the N.W. Army, 1812.
First native Daytonian, Jane Newcom, born in 1802, in the tavern.
First General Store, Oldest House in Dayton, A Link Between Past and Present
 
Erected 1966 by The Montgomery County Historical Society and The Dayton Foundation.
 
Location. 39° 45.811′ N, 84° 11.587′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 48) and Monument Avenue (Ohio Route 4), on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Monument is on wall of The Newcom Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 255 N. Main Street, Dayton OH 45402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steele High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Victoria Theater (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paul Laurence Dunbar (about 600 feet away); "The History of the World is the Biography of Great Men"
The Newcom Building and Tavern Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
2. The Newcom Building and Tavern Marker
(about 600 feet away); Charles F. Kettering (about 700 feet away); The Birth of Aviation (about 700 feet away); John Van Cleve (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dayton.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Newcom Tavern. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Newcom Tavern from Ohio Memory. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 65 times this year. Last updated on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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