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New Concord in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Findley Settlement

 
 
Findley Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
1. Findley Settlement Marker
Click on image to zoom in and examine the drawing which has the star mentioned in the text.
Inscription. Judge David Findley and his sons worked farms which extended from the site of Interstate 70 to the John Glenn High School. Here, on Findley Creek, the Judge erected log houses and built a carding and fulling mill and a tobacco warehouse.

Judge Findley laid out New Concord when the surveyors for the National Road planted stakes through his pasture to the east. You are standing at the star facing north.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
 
Location. 39° 59.612′ N, 81° 44.292′ W. Marker is in New Concord, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 40) west of College Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Concord OH 43762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Glenn (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Francis Harper (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Rainey Harper
Today's View North From Near the Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
2. Today's View North From Near the Marker
Muskingum College buildings are in the distance.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskingum College (approx. 0.2 miles away); College Drive Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Concord.
 
Also see . . .  Village of New Concord. From the John and Annie Glenn Historic Site and Exploration Center website. (Submitted on April 19, 2006.) 
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
John Glenn Jr. Boyhood Home image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
3. John Glenn Jr. Boyhood Home
The Astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn grew up in New Concord. His house is right across the street from this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,776 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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