Zanesville in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
"Father of the Western Novel"
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, The Business Advocate, Inc., and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 13-60.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
Location. 39° 57.048′ N, 82° 0.713′ W. Marker is in Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Convers Road, 0.1 miles west of Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 705 Convers Road, Zanesville OH 43701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Karl Kappes (approx. half a mile away); Muskingum County Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zanesville and Muskingum County Artwall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Muskingum County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Muskingum County Iraqi Conflicts Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Bicentennial Legacy Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Architect Cass Gilbert (approx. 0.7 miles away); Y-Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zanesville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,167 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.