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

Land Office

 
 
Land Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2009
1. Land Office Marker
Inscription. Oldest building in Northwest Territory. From 1788 Gen. Rufus Putnam recorded war veteran land grants and sales. Maintained Ohio Company surveys and maps.
The Rotary Club of Marietta
Marking a Place in History with Service Since 1921

 
Erected by The Rotary Club of Marietta.
 
Location. 39° 25.298′ N, 81° 27.708′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Ohio, in Washington County. Click for map. Marker is on the west grounds of the Campus Martius Museum (601 Second Street), along St. Clair Street. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta OH 45750, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The American Union Lodge No. 1 Free and Accepted Masons (within shouting distance of this marker); The Northwest Ordinance, 1787 / The Ohio Company Purchase (within shouting distance of this marker); Campus Martius (within shouting distance of this marker); Merydith House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Steam Towboat "W. P. Snyder, Jr." (about 400 feet away); Pioneer Families of the Ohio Company
Land Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2009
2. Land Office Marker
Looking southeast toward the Land Office building.
(about 400 feet away); Mighty River / Learning the River (about 600 feet away); River Town / Sails and Steam / The Highway West (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
 
Also see . . .  The Campus Martius Museum. Location of the Land Office and Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2009.) 
 
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Land Office image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2009
3. Land Office
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 560 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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