Steubenville in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
This Old Federal Land Oﬃce
on May 10, 1800.
President John Adams appointed David Hoge
as Land and Title Registrar, which position
he held for forty years.
In 1801 Mr. Hoge bought the lot on North Third
Street from Bezaleel Wells, founder of
Steubenville, and erected a log cabin
where the land of the Seven Ranges was sold.
The N.S.U.S. Daughters of 1812
State of Ohio
April 1, 1941
of the Northwest Territory, was moved to this site,
restored and furnished through the cooperation of the
Jefferson County Commissioners
Russell Hesske........Michael Blischak
Nick Calabria.........Leo J. Nolan
John W. Targoss, Mayor - Samuel N. Johnson, Engineer
Mrs. Howard H. Minor - President
The Federal Land Office Park, Inc.
George J. Barthold, Pres. - Mrs. Carl Goehring, V. Pres.
Mrs. Earl S. Snyder, Sec'y
and many other interested individuals and groups who
gave generously of their time and effort.
Rededicated July 4th 1965
Location. 40° 21.485′ N, 80° 36.839′ W. Marker is in Steubenville, Ohio, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from South Third Street east of Adams Street. Click for map. This historical marker is located in the downtown business district, near the Ohio River, on the grounds of the Historic Fort Steuben Park, within the area enclosed by a chain link fence that surrounds the log structure that housed the Land Office. Marker is in this post office area: Steubenville OH 43952, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federal Land Office (within shouting distance of this marker); North-West Corner of Fort Steuben (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Steuben (within shouting distance of this marker); Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edwin McMasters Stanton (about 600 feet away); Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville (about 600 feet away); U.S.S. Maine (about 700 feet away); Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) / Carnegie Library of Steubenville (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Steubenville.
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