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Near Waynesfield in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Headwaters of Scioto River

Reference Point of Ohio Land Surveys

 

—The Ellusive Source of One of Ohio's Major Rivers —

 
Headwaters of Scioto River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 14, 2011
1. Headwaters of Scioto River Marker
Inscription. Scioto River This is where the river starts and flowing southeast past Columbus, Circleville, and Chillicothe, joining the Ohio River at Portsmouth after a course of some 230 miles. Manchester Farm
 
Erected by Manchester Farm.
 
Location. 40° 34.017′ N, 83° 52.81′ W. Marker is near Waynesfield, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker is on Hardin county Road 15 (County Route 15) one mile north of St Rt 385 (Ohio Route 385), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17231 County Road 15, Waynesfield OH 45896, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roundhead (approx. 2.2 miles away); Roundhead Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Roundhead School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chief Roundhead's Village (approx. 2.4 miles away); Willow Branch Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Headwaters of the Auglaize River (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lakeview War Memorial #3 (approx. 6.1 miles away); Lakeview Amvets Memorial #2 (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waynesfield.
 
Headwaters of Scioto River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 14, 2011
2. Headwaters of Scioto River Marker
looking west across the Auglaize prairie
perhaps the last identifiable stretch of the Scioto image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 14, 2011
3. perhaps the last identifiable stretch of the Scioto
St Rt 385 crossing the Scioto image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 14, 2011
4. St Rt 385 crossing the Scioto
about 1 mile south of the headwaters marker this is just west of Roundhead, Ohio
the flat Auglaize, or Prairie of Glass, somewhere in this marshy flatness, the river rises image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 14, 2011
5. the flat Auglaize, or Prairie of Glass, somewhere in this marshy flatness, the river rises
Ludlow Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 16, 2009
6. Ludlow Road Marker
text includes the phrase "the source of the Scioto River"
Ludlow Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 16, 2009
7. Ludlow Line Marker
opposite side of Ludlow marker text explains the boundaries of the Virginia Military survey this survey was based on the source of the Scioto River
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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