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Conneaut in Ashtabula County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Western Reserve

Northeast Boundary

 

—One of a Series of Four —

 
The Western Reserve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 26, 2012
1. The Western Reserve Marker
Plaque has been destroyed. It would have been similar to the NW marker on Catawba Island, or the SW marker near Willard. The SE plaque was also destroyed.
Inscription. The Western Reserve Northeast Boundary Marker of the Connecticut Western Reserve conveyed to the United States, September 11, 1786 erected by the Early Settlers Association of the Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio July 3, 1966 Early Settlers Association Joseph A. Holser, president Clay Herrick, Horace Kerr, George Seedhouse marker committee David L. Weir Ashtabula County Engineer
 
Erected 1966 by Early Settlers Association David L. Weir Ashtabula County Engineer.
 
Location. 41° 56.597′ N, 80° 31.296′ W. Marker is in Conneaut, Ohio, in Ashtabula County. Marker is on East Main Road (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is just west of the Pennsylvania State Line. Marker is at or near this postal address: 541 East Main Road, Conneaut OH 44030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennsylvania (approx. 0.2 miles away in Pennsylvania but has been reported missing); PA-OH Border Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old State Line (approx. 7.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Erie Extension Canal (approx.
The Western Reserve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 26, 2012
2. The Western Reserve Marker
9.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Oil-Producing Salt Well (approx. 12.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); a different marker also named Erie Extension Canal (approx. 14.5 miles away in Pennsylvania).
 
More about this marker. Marker has been vandalized. It was similar to

http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=31727
 
Additional keywords. Connecticut Western Reserve
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Western Reserve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
3. The Western Reserve Marker
Map of the Connecticut Western Reserve. Marker would be at the NE corner, or upper right. About a mile away is the Ohio- Pennsylvania Line marker at the Lake Erie shore. Neither marker is in it's true location.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on , by Randy Winland of Prospect, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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