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

General Arthur St. Clair

First Governor of the North West Territory

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2009
1. First Governor of the North West Territory Marker
Inscription. Gen. Arthur St. Clair here inaugurated first governor of the North West Territory July 15, 1788
 
Location. 39° 24.937′ N, 81° 27.481′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Ohio, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Front Street. Click for map. Marker is between the "Start Westward" memorial and the Muskingum River in Muskingum Park, about 600 feet northwest of Putnam 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. Memorial to the "Start Westward of the United States" (within shouting distance of this marker); Muskingum Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Meigs House (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckley House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Congregational Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named First Congregational Church (about 300 feet away); Washington County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); American Union Lodge No. 1, F. & A. M. (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biogaphy of Gen. Arthur St. Clair. (Submitted on July 17, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
First Governor of the North West Territory Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2009
2. First Governor of the North West Territory Marker
Muskingum River in background.

2. General Arthur St. Clair. (Submitted on July 17, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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3. General Arthur St. Clair
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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