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St. Clairsville in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Home of Benjamin Lundy
 
Home of Benjamin Lundy Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 22, 2007
1. Home of Benjamin Lundy Marker
 
Inscription. Here in 1815 he organized the Union Human Society, the first abolitionist society in the U.S.

Born 1789 N.J. Died 1839 Illinois.

Edited The Genius of Universal Emancipation 1821-1838. Devoted his life to the abolition of slavery.
 
Erected 1939 by Belmont County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 4.848′ N, 80° 53.908′ W. Marker is in St. Clairsville, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 40) near Sugar Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Clairsville OH 43950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin Lundy Champion of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Belmont County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milestone Marks where Extension of National Road... (about 600 feet away); Belmont County Revolutionary War Veterans (about 700 feet away); Governor Arthur St. Clair 1734-1818 (about 700 feet away); Blaine Hill "S" Bridge / Blaine Hill Viaduct (approx. 4.3 miles away); State of Ohio (approx. 6 miles away); Mile Marker (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Clairsville.
 
More about this marker.
 
Benjamin Lundy House Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck
2. Benjamin Lundy House
 
The marker was cast by the Cupal Casting Co. of Bellaire, Ohio.
 
Also see . . .
1. Benjamin Lundy - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Genius of Universal Emancipation - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,761 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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