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Chillicothe in Ross County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol

 
 
A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol Marker and Stone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2008
1. A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol Marker and Stone
Inscription.  This building, erected in 1940, is a replica of Ohio's first capitol. The stone below and the one beneath the opposite bronze plaque were taken from Ohio's first state house, erected in 1800 - the same year in which the Chillicothe Gazette was founded.
 
Erected by The Chillicothe Gazette.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCommunications.
 
Location. 39° 19.968′ N, 82° 59.024′ W. Marker is in Chillicothe, Ohio, in Ross County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 W Main Street, Chillicothe OH 45601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Site in Journalism (here, next to this marker); The Chillicothe Gazette (a few steps from this marker); Donald E. McHenry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio (about 300 feet away); Court House Renovation (about
A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2008
2. A Replica of Ohio's First Capitol
400 feet away); Site of Ohio's First Statehouse (about 400 feet away); The Underground Railroad in Chillicothe / Ross County (about 600 feet away); Abrams' Big House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chillicothe.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,091 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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