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Martins Ferry in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Martins Ferry Pioneers

 
 
Martins Ferry Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2010
1. Martins Ferry Pioneers Marker
Inscription.

To the sturdy pioneers
who made their homes here
as early as
1785
giving to Ohio
it's first organized government and
to the city of
Martins Ferry
the honor of being
the oldest in the state

 
Erected 1937.
 
Location. 40° 5.987′ N, 80° 43.168′ W. Marker is in Martins Ferry, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is on 4th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at the end of the street, at Walnut Grove Cemetery, about 150 feet NE of Ellet Street, adjacent to a parking lot for East Ohio Regional Hospital. Marker is in this post office area: Martins Ferry OH 43935, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walnut Grove Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Elizabeth Zane (here, next to this marker); William Dean Howells / James Arlington Wright (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wheeling Hospital (approx. 1.2 miles away in West Virginia); McColloch’s Leap (approx. 1.4 miles away in West Virginia); The Mingo
Martins Ferry Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2010
2. Martins Ferry Pioneers Marker
On ground in front of Betty Zane monument. Walnut Grove Cemetery marker to right. Looking NE.
(approx. 1.4 miles away in West Virginia); Gibson-Linn (approx. 1.7 miles away in West Virginia); List House (approx. 1.9 miles away in West Virginia). Click for a list of all markers in Martins Ferry.
 
Also see . . .  History of Martins Ferry. (Submitted on March 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
View from Walnut Grove Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. View from Walnut Grove Cemetery
Looking SW along 4th Street, with East Ohio Regional Hospital on left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 870 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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