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Gallipolis in Gallia County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

1790 - Gallipolis - 1940

 
 
1790-Gallipolis-1940 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
1. 1790-Gallipolis-1940 Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet is dedicated
to commemorate the spirit of
Marquis de Lafayette
and the French people who assisted the
colonists in establishing American
independence and to perpetuate the
memory of the French Five-Hundred
who settled Gallipolis 1790.

 
Erected 1940 by Ohio Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
 
Location. 38° 48.387′ N, 82° 12.319′ W. Marker is in Gallipolis, Ohio, in Gallia County. Marker is on 1st Avenue, 0 miles Court Street, on the right when traveling east. This historical marker is located in downtown Gallipolis, along the river front, in a community park that is situated along 1st Avenue, between Court streets and State Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gallipolis OH 45631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. High Water Marks (a few steps from this marker); The Landing of the Welsh in Gallipolis
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(a few steps from this marker); Yellow Fever Victims (a few steps from this marker); Gallia County, Gallipolis and the Ohio River (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallia County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallipolis (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gallipolis Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gallipolis.
 
Also see . . .  Gallipolis, Ohio. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on July 14, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
1790-Gallipolis-1940 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
2. 1790-Gallipolis-1940 Marker
View of the historical marker affixed to a large stone in the foreground and in the background a view of the Gallipolis river front and the Ohio River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,109 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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