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McArthur in Vinton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mc Arthur Well

 
 
Mc Arthur Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2009
1. Mc Arthur Well Marker
Inscription.  
Below this marker lies a legendary well. According to local lore, anyone who drank from this brick-lined well would someday pass this way again. The exact location of the well was unknown until uncovered by contractors on November 1, 2007
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1800.
 
Location. 39° 14.793′ N, 82° 28.734′ W. Marker is in McArthur, Ohio, in Vinton County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Ohio Route 93) and Main Street (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling north on Market Street. Marker is on the grounds of the Vinton County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Arthur OH 45651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vinton County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Vinton County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vinton County Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Maude C. Collins (a few steps from
Mc Arthur Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2009
2. Mc Arthur Well Marker
Vinton County Veterans Memorial and Courthouse are in background.
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this marker); Vinton Station (approx. 2.4 miles away); Creola (approx. 4.8 miles away); Lockheed T33 Shooting Star (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Cox Covered Bridge (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McArthur.
 
Vinton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2009
3. Vinton County Courthouse
Vinton County Pioneers Sculpture image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2009
4. Vinton County Pioneers Sculpture
On Main Street, a half block west of the county courthouse.
Vinton County Pioneers, Charles DeLay, Sculptor image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2009
5. Vinton County Pioneers, Charles DeLay, Sculptor
This sculpture celebrates the pioneer spirit
of our early settlers. Their courage and hard work
resulted in a county that has flourished and grown.


Commissioned by the Vinton County National Bank, 2002.
Vinton County Pioneers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2009
6. Vinton County Pioneers
Courthouse at left center distance.
Vinton County Pioneers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2009
7. Vinton County Pioneers
On west Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,565 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Oct. 5, 2022