Gallipolis in Gallia County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Yellow Fever Victims
Mrs. Joseph J. Blazer • Richard Blazer
Wellington Blazer • Claudius J. Brothers
Mrs. Claudius J. Brothers • Mrs. Elizabeth Brothers
James Brown • Margaret Brown
William Buck • Clayton Coffman
George D. Curry • Samuel B. Curry
Caroline Davis • Charles Dehlman
Mrs. Charles Forth • Simon Gibson
Thomas Gibson • Mrs. Capt. Alex W. Halliday
William J. Holcomb • Max Horger
Mrs. Max Horger • William Hull
Sarah Kerns • Joseph Martin
Mrs. Samuel H. Morton • James T. Myers
Hugh Plymale, Sr. • Mrs. Claudius Roberts
Shepard Sheldon • John W. Skinner
Alice Walker • Grant Walker
Ising Walker • William Walker
Broken rocker shaft of
Steamer John Porter
that brought yellow fever
to Gallipolis from
New Orleans Aug. 18, 1878
causing 66, deaths
Shaft was presented by
Charles A. Hill
John C. Rue
Present City Commission
Clyde C. Ingels
Frank L. Shaw
Dr. L. C. Bean
J. R. Gwinn, City Manager
Aug. 18, 1932
Erected 1932 by City of Gallipolis,, John C. Rue, Charles A. Hill, and Gallia County Historical Society.
Location. Click for map. Marker is along the SE edge of City Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gallipolis OH 45631, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1790 - Gallipolis - 1940 (a few steps from this marker); The Landing of the Welsh in Gallipolis (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallia County, Gallipolis and the Ohio River (within shouting distance of this marker); Our House (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morning Dawn Lodge No. 7 Free and Accepted Masons (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); The Dunmore War 1774 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles E. Holzer, Sr., M.D. (approx. 0.3 miles away); African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gallipolis.
Also see . . . Gallipolis Yellow Fever Episode.
Categories. • Disasters • Notable Events • Waterways & Vessels •
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