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Clifton in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Clifton Gorge Marker

The Old Trail Head

 

—The Obscure Marker —

 
The Other Clifton Gorge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
1. The Other Clifton Gorge Marker
bronze plaque on small boulder in small park off Jackson Street in Clifton, Ohio
Inscription. Clifton Gorge has been designed a Registered Natural Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in illustrating the natural history of the United States U. S. Department of the Interior National Park Service 1967
 
Erected 1967 by U.S. Department of Interior.
 
Location. 39° 47.712′ N, 83° 49.691′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker is on Jackson Street 0.1 miles south of St Rt 343 (Ohio Route 343), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in a small park, which serves as a trail head, on the west edge of the Village of Clifton. The driveway is off Jackson Street, about 600 feet south of St Rt 343. This about ½ mile south east of the Trail Head on St. Rt. 343. It is a city block west of the Clifton Mill; at the southwest corner of the village. Marker is at or near this postal address: 168 Jackson Street, Clifton OH 45316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historical Clifton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clifton Gorge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Orton Memorial (approx.
The Other Clifton Gorge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
2. The Other Clifton Gorge Marker
the boulder with bronze plaque
0.6 miles away); John Bryan (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Birch (approx. 1.1 miles away); Erastus Mitchell Birch (approx. 2.3 miles away); Horace Mann (approx. 2.3 miles away); Historic Grinnell Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clifton.
 
More about this marker. There is a newer State of Ohio Marker at the Trail Head Park on St Rt 343. That area is sometimes known as the "Bear Den". Many years ago, a live bear was kept in a cage there.
 
Categories. Environment
 
The Other Clifton Gorge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
3. The Other Clifton Gorge Marker
the setting
The Other Clifton Gorge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
4. The Other Clifton Gorge Marker
Park sign on Jackson Street
Clifton Gorge image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
5. Clifton Gorge
the trail head leading past the boulder
Clifton Gorge Map showing various markers and monuments image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 14, 2014
6. Clifton Gorge Map showing various markers and monuments
1906 USGS Topo Springfield se, marked up and colored by Dr. Ronald Irick, to show significant sites
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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