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Nelsonville in Athens County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Camp Site of Lord Dunmore

1774

 
 
Camp Site of Lord Dunmore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2008
1. Camp Site of Lord Dunmore Marker
Inscription.  Rock weights were in drawbridge at Harper Street crossing of Hocking Canal.
 
Erected 1938 by Elizabeth (illegible) Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
 
Location. 39° 27.696′ N, 82° 14.526′ W. Marker is in Nelsonville, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is at the intersection of Canal Street (U.S. 33) and Pine Grove Drive, on the right when traveling east on Canal Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nelsonville OH 45764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hocking Canal Site (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nelsonville (approx. ¼ mile away); Hocking Valley Railway (approx. half a mile away); Daniel Nelson (approx. half a mile away); E. M. Poston (approx. half a mile away); The Hocking Valley Coal Strike
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(approx. half a mile away); Fort Street Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Unknown Soldier Monument (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nelsonville.
 
Also see . . .  Lord Dunmore’s War and the Battle of Point Pleasant. “Lord Dunmore’s War was a confrontation between colonial Virginia and the Native Americans of the Ohio Country in 1774. ” (Submitted on August 30, 2008.) 
 
Camp Site of Lord Dunmore Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2008
2. Camp Site of Lord Dunmore Monument
Monument is constructed from the rock counterweights of a nearby drawbridge over the Hocking Canal.
Camp Site of Lord Dunmore D.A.R. Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2008
3. Camp Site of Lord Dunmore D.A.R. Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,431 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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