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Warsaw in Coshocton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Colonel William Simmons

1757 - 1823

 
 
Colonel William Simmons Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2008
1. Colonel William Simmons Marker
Inscription.  Served in the Continental Army under the command of General Washington. Appointed as Accountant of the War Department by Washington and served under Presidents Adams, Jefferson and Madison. For his services in the Continental Army, received a land grant in the northeast section of Jefferson Township in Coshocton County.
 
Erected 1975 by The Warsaw School, The Coshocton County Civic and Service Organizations, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-16.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the Former U.S. Presidents: #02 John Adams, the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, the Former U.S. Presidents: #04 James Madison, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series lists.
 
Location. 40° 20.09′ N, 82° 0.314′ W. Marker is in Warsaw, Ohio, in Coshocton County. Marker is at
Colonel William Simmons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2020
2. Colonel William Simmons Marker
The marker in its current location.
the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 36) and Plum Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207E Main St, Warsaw OH 43844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Warsaw Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Founding of Warsaw, Ohio (about 400 feet away); Scout Headquarters (about 500 feet away); Franklin J. Fischer (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Site of White Woman’s Village (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bouquet’s Camp (approx. 7.2 miles away); Bouquet’s Expedition (approx. 7.7 miles away); Underground Railroad Agents in Coshocton County / Muskingum River Underground Railroad Corridor (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warsaw.
 
Colonel William Simmons Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2008
3. Colonel William Simmons Marker
The marker as seen in a previous location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,230 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 30, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on October 14, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   3. submitted on December 30, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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