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Fly in Washington County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 29, 2014
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription. On his trip to the Ohio River country noted, Oct. 25, 1770 "Incamped in Long Reach abt. 30 miles from our last lodge opposite to the beginning of a large bottom on the east side of the river." This marker near the campsite.
 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 39° 34.079′ N, 81° 0.205′ W. Marker is in Fly, Ohio, in Washington County. Marker is on Ohio River Scenic Byway (Ohio Route 7) 0.2 miles north of Morrison Lane, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Matamoras OH 45767, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fly Landing of the Sistersville Ferry (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Little Sister (approx. 0.3 miles away in West Virginia); "Big Moses" Well / Polecat Oil Well (approx. 0.3 miles away in West Virginia); Sistersville (approx. half a mile away in West Virginia); Wells Family Cemetery (approx. mile away in West Virginia); Sardis Historic Town Pump (approx. 6.1 miles away); Van Camp (approx. 6.3 miles away in West Virginia); Middlebourne (approx. 7.5 miles away in West Virginia).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 29, 2014
2. George Washington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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