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

Southern Boundary Picketed Point

 
 
Southern Boundary Picketed Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 7, 2009
1. Southern Boundary Picketed Point Marker
Inscription.
This stone is placed to keep
In remembrance the Historic
Point where dwelt during four
Years of Indian War 1791-1795
Early settlers of Ohio.

 
Erected 1903 by The Womans Centennial Association.
 
Location. 39° 24.621′ N, 81° 27.133′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Ohio, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Ohio Street and Front Street, on the left when traveling west on West Ohio Street. Click for map. This historical marker is located in downtown Marietta, Ohio, very near where the Muskingum River empties into the Ohio River. The marker is located along a walkway that extends along the crest of the high banks overlooking the Ohio river and is situated in front of a small parking lot that extends along West Ohio Street, between Front Street to the east and Post Street to the west. 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. Lafayette (here, next to this marker); Pioneer Marietta (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the United States Fort Harmar (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewis and Clark Expedition / Letter to the President
Southern Boundary Picketed Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 7, 2009
2. Southern Boundary Picketed Point Marker
View of the historical marker in the foreground with the Ohio River in the background.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Harmar (approx. 0.3 miles away); Northwest Ordinance Sesquicentennial Columns (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Union Lodge No. 1, F. & A. M. (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
 
Also see . . .  Marietta, Ohio. This web link was both published and made available by, "Absolute Astronomy.com," in it's quest to enable "exploring the universe of knowledge" (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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