Somerset in Perry County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Jacob Millerís Tavern
Jacob Miller also served as Township Supervisor and the “Fence Viewer” a person responsible for ensuring that a fence line remained true and legal. Soldiers were recruited from the tavern to fight with General William H. Harrisonís army during
Erected 2009 by the Historical Society of Perry County and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 10-64.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 39° 48.335′ N, 82° 18.138′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Ohio, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 22) and Market Street (Ohio Route 668) on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 W Main St, Somerset OH 43783, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Lutheran Synod (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nellie Sheridan Wilson (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sheridan Monument / 1829 Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Philip Henry Sheridan (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Seed of Catholic Education in Ohio / The Cradle of Catholicity in Ohio (approx. 0.3 miles away); Somerset (approx. ĺ mile away); The Sheridan Homestead (approx. ĺ mile away); First Catholic Church in Ohio (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
Also see . . . A hidden treasure discovered in Somerset. 2008 article in the Perry County Tribune. “It is currently covered in white wooden siding, but underneath, it is a two story log building made from hand hewn logs cut from old growth trees.” ... “ĎStanding inside on the wide wood floor boards, some measuring over 22 feet, you can almost feel youíre being transported back to the early pioneer days in the county with the Native American Indians recently departed and the land covered with trees uncut for hundreds of years,í stated Historical Society member Tom Johnson.” (Submitted on August 25, 2018.)
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 25, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.