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Near Colerain in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Josiah Fox

1763 - 1847

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 27, 2015
1. Josiah Fox Marker
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Inscription. A Quaker, he wielded great influence in ship design during the early years of our country
1794 clerk, United States War Department
1795- 1798 assistant Navy Constructor
1798- 1801 Navy Constructor and Superintendent of Buildings, Gosport, Virginia Navy Yards
1804- 1809 United States Navy Constructor designed:
* U.S.S. Constitution (“Old Ironsides”) 1797
* U.S.S. United States 1797
* U.S.S. Constellation 1797
U.S.S. Crescent 1797
Revenue Cutters Pickering
Eagle 1797- 1798
Diligence
U.S.S. Chesapeake 1799
U.S..S John Adams 1799
U.S.S. Philadelphia 1799
Schooner Ferret 1804
Gunboats No. 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1804- 1805
Brig Hornet 1805
Sloop of War Wasp 1804
* joint effort Fox/Humphrey/Doughty
 
Location. 40° 7.488′ N, 80° 47.724′ W. Marker is near Colerain, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is on Negus Road (County Route 456), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. marker is in Concord Quaker Cemetery, near Colerain, Ohio. Marker is at or near this postal address: 71882 Negus Rd, Colerain OH 43916, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Concord Hicksite
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 27, 2015
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 3.5 miles away); Samuel Gill House (approx. 3.5 miles away); Elizabeth House Mansion (approx. 3.5 miles away); Benjamin Lundy Home / Free Labor Store (approx. 3.5 miles away); Mount Pleasant Historic Underground Railroad District (approx. 3.5 miles away); Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.5 miles away); Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker (approx. 3.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWaterways & Vessels
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 27, 2015
3. Josiah Fox Marker
marker can be seen at a distance
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 27, 2015
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Concord Quaker Meeting House
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 27, 2015
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sign at the fork of Negus Road and Colerain Pike , Co. Rd. 4
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By Rev. Ronald Irick
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city limits marker on US 250
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By Rev. Ronald Irick
7. Josiah Fox Marker
the U.S.S. Constitution, "Old Ironsides"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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