Portsmouth in Scioto County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Portsmouth and the Ohio River
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, Tall Stacks, Inc., Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-73.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
Location. 38° 43.832′ N, 83° 0.13′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Ohio, in Scioto County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Front Street and Court Street when traveling west. It is outside of the levee, visible on the right as you pass through the Court Street gate. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth OH 45662, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stagecoach / Hanging Rock Region / Ohio and Erie Canal / Early Industries (within shouting distance of this marker); Tenth Street Station / Market Square / Portsmouth 1903 (within shouting distance of this marker); Platting of Portsmouth, 1803 / The 1810 House / The 1812 Era / Flood Gate House / Early Boneyfiddle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1937 Ohio River Flood Mark on Bigg's House (about 300 feet away); Millbrook Park / The Shoe Industry, 1869-1977 / Early 1900's Streetcar / Government Square, 1919 (about 400 feet away); Julia Marlowe / Portsmouth Shoe-Steels / The Portsmouth Spartans / The Greyhound Bus Station, 1941Introduction / The Mound Builders / Early Shawnee Village, 1730 / Celeron de Blainville, 1749 (about 500 feet away); Alexandria / Alexandria Flood / Stone House / Court Street Gateway (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.