Athens in Athens County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Settlers in Athens County
Honoring the first settlers in Athens Co. from the New England States
Alvan Bingman Silas Bingman Isaac Barker William Harper John Wilkins Robert Linzee Edmond Dorr William Dorr Barak Dorr John Chandler Jonathan Watkins
Erected 1939 by Athens Colony New England Women.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 39° 19.749′ N, 82° 6.072′ W. Marker is in Athens, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling north on Court Street. Marker is on the wall at the northeast corner of the Athens County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens OH 45701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Athens County Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Athens County Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church (a few steps Athens First Settlement - 1797 (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Berry" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ohio University (about 600 feet away); Ohio University 1915 Alumni Gateway (about 600 feet away); Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,160 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.