Marietta in Washington County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Beginning of Tourism in the United States
Landed at this point, May 25, 1825
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Erected 1959 by S. Durward Hoag, Innkeeper.
Location. 39° 24.625′ N, 81° 27.132′ 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 on the eastern edge 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. Southern Boundary Picketed Point (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 (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.
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