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Georgetown in Brown County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dixon-Washburn Log House

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
1. Dixon-Washburn Log House Marker
Inscription.  This house originally stood at Logan’s Gap, Union Township. By tradition, it was constructed in 1783 by Indian scouts William Dixon and Cornelius Washburn who became residents of Brown County. Dixon lived in this house until 1800.
 
Erected 1976 by The Ohio Historical Society. House presented by Donald W. and Dotty Martin in honor of her parents Lawrence and Daily Downing. Restoration by the Brown County Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 38° 51.753′ N, 83° 54.488′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Ohio, in Brown County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Alley Street and Effluent Drive. Marker is at the Brown County Fairgrounds, at the log house on the circle across from the bandstand. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 W State St, Georgetown OH 45121, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Washburn-Dixon Log House (here, next to this marker); The American Creed
Dixon-Washburn Log House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
2. Dixon-Washburn Log House and Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Georgetown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Thomas Lyon Hamer (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gist Settlement (approx. 3˝ miles away); Russell Shaw (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .  Dixon-Washburn Log House. Has a photo of the hearth inside. (Submitted on June 29, 2019.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 11, 2019
3. Dixon-Washburn Log House
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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