New Concord in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fox Creek "S" Bridge Park
The house at the top of the picture to the left is that of Robert West Speer, a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad. Speer was a Reformed Presbyterian (Covenanter). His denomination, as well as the Associate Presbyterians (Seceders) and the Associate Reformed Presbyterians made the Fox Creek/Crooked Creek area a bastion of Abolitionism before and during the Civil War.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Concord OH 43762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fox Creek Bridge (a few steps from this marker); S-Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Zane's Trace (within shouting distance of this marker); Findley Settlement (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Glenn (approx. half a mile away); The New Concord Underground Railroad (approx. half a mile away); Muskingum College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert Francis Harper (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Concord.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 28, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7. submitted on June 30, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.