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Near West Lafayette in Coshocton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Stone Fort

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2015
1. Old Stone Fort Marker
Inscription.
Ohio Society
National Society
Colonial Dames XVII Century
Old Stone Fort
believed to have been built by
De’Iberville, LaSalle’s successor,
who built French forts in the
Mississippi Valley, 1679 to 1689. He located one northeast of the
Ohio River. This may be that fort
and Ohio’s oldest building.
Commemorating the Bicentennial USA 1776- 1976

 
Erected by Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Location. 40° 16.939′ N, 81° 40.633′ W. Marker is near West Lafayette, Ohio, in Coshocton County. Marker is on County Route 254, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. marker is east of St Rt 751, south of the Tuscarawas River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22921 Co Rd 254, West Lafayette OH 43845, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Lafayette War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Newcomerstown Korean War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); West Lafayette Volunteer Fire Department Centennial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Pennsylvania National Guard Troop Train Accident, September 1950
Old Stone Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2015
2. Old Stone Fort Marker
full view of marker
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Koquechagachton (approx. 3.9 miles away); Cy Young (approx. 4 miles away); Newcomerstown Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Denton "Cy" Young (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Lafayette.
 
Categories. ExplorationForts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Stone Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2015
3. Old Stone Fort Marker
marker can be seen at a distance; full view of structure
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2015
4. Old Stone Fort Marker
stone tablet, containing names of supportors
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2015
5. Old Stone Fort Marker
back side of stone, with more names
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2015
6. Old Stone Fort Marker
nearby sign, on Co Rd 254, at turn-off from St Rt 751
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2015
7. Old Stone Fort Marker
the Tuscarawas River
Old Stone Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2015
8. Old Stone Fort Marker
Colonial Dames logo on marker
 
 
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