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Firestone Homestead 1828

 
 
Firestone Homestead 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 24, 2022
1. Firestone Homestead 1828 Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace on December 20, 1868, of Harvey S. Firestone, founder of The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. One of the first brick houses in Columbiana County, it was built in 1828 by Harvey S. Firestone's great-grandfather, Nicholas Firestone, who acquired title to 640 acres in 1804 by a land grant signed by Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, and James Madison, Secretary of State.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is December 20, 1868.
 
Location. 40° 53.271′ N, 80° 41.604′ W. Marker is in Columbiana, Ohio, in Columbiana County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 S Main St, Columbiana OH 44408, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Log House Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Town Hall Fire Bell (about 400 feet away); Grace Church (about 600 feet away); Harvey S. Firestone (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Hanna Log Cabin (approx.
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half a mile away); Vagabond Village at Firestone Farms (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Supreme Court of the State of Ohio (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cherry Valley Coke Ovens (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbiana.
 
Firestone Homestead 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 24, 2022
2. Firestone Homestead 1828 Marker
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Photographed By Craig Doda, July 24, 2022
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Firestone Homestead 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 24, 2022
4. Firestone Homestead 1828 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on August 24, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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