Near Rokeby Lock in Morgan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
E. D. Shafer
on the farm of W. L. McElhiney
marks the place where the
crossed the Muskingum River
July 23, 1863
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1856.
Location. 39° 43.798′ N, 81° 54.089′ W. Marker is near Rokeby Lock, Ohio, in Morgan County. Marker is on Ohio Route 60, ¼ mile south of Barber Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McConnelsville OH 43756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Raid (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rokeby Lock (approx. half a mile away); Muskingum River Navigation System (approx. half a mile away); Eagleport (approx. 0.8 miles away); Deerfield Township (approx. 3.1 miles away); Goins Field (approx. 5.8 miles away); Stewart "Stu" Stevens (approx. 5.8 miles away); Rock Hollow School (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rokeby Lock.
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