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Near West Union in Adams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Zane Trace

Treber Inn

 

—Asahel Eddington —

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
1. Zane Trace Marker
Inscription. Ohio’s first highway and mail route authorized by Congress 1796 marked and cleared in 1797 by Col. Ebenezer Zane a blazed trail, it became the route of the old stage line from Maysville to Wheeling used by noted statesmen to and from the southwest and Washington

Treber Inn erected in 1797 became Travelers rest in 1798 here, for over sixty years, distinguished guest and weary foot traveler found entertainment nearby, in 1793

Asahel Eddington was slain by Indians- the first white man killed in Adams County
 
Erected 1933 by Adams County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 50.936′ N, 83° 29.254′ W. Marker is near West Union, Ohio, in Adams County. Marker is on Zane Trace (Ohio Route 41), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is about ¼ west of Rd 88 Freeland Hollow Rd. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17745 St Rt 41, West Union OH 45693, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Seaman (approx. 7.9 miles away); Cairn of Peace (approx. 8.2 miles away); Peebles

Zane Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
2. Zane Trace Marker
full view of marker
(approx. 8.4 miles away); Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Society (approx. 9.6 miles away); Wickerham Inn (approx. 9.8 miles away); Buckeye Station (approx. 10.4 miles away); Winchester (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Additional comments.
1.
this marker is similar to nearby "Buckeye Station" https://www.hmdb.org/Marker.asp?Marker=45344
    — Submitted August 15, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.

 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Zane Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
3. Zane Trace Marker
marker as seen from across St Rt 41
Zane Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
4. Zane Trace Marker
the Inn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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