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Steubenville in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Moses Fleetwood Walker

1856 - 1924

 

— Toledo Blue Stockings —

 
Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
1. Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker
Inscription.  
First African American
Professional Baseball Player
Steubenville, Ohio

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSports.
 
Location. 40° 21.641′ N, 80° 36.785′ W. Marker is in Steubenville, Ohio, in Jefferson County. Marker is on North 3rd Street just south of Washington Street (Ohio Route 43/822), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 N 3rd St, Steubenville OH 43952, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Telegraph Office in the War Department in Washington D.C. during the U.S. Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Steubenville Building and Loan Association Building (about 400 feet away); Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville (about 400 feet away); Edwin McMasters Stanton (about 400 feet away); Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton (about 400 feet away); Guy W. Jacobs (1888 - 1973) / Steubenville Rotary Club (April 20, 1921)
Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
2. Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker
(about 400 feet away); 156-158 North 4th Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Steubenville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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