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New Concord in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Findley Settlement

 
 
Findley Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
1. Findley Settlement Marker
Click on image to zoom in and examine the drawing which has the star mentioned in the text.
Inscription.  Judge David Findley and his sons worked farms which extended from the site of Interstate 70 to the John Glenn High School. Here, on Findley Creek, the Judge erected log houses and built a carding and fulling mill and a tobacco warehouse.

Judge Findley laid out New Concord when the surveyors for the National Road planted stakes through his pasture to the east. You are standing at the star facing north.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Historic National Road series list.
 
Location. 39° 59.612′ N, 81° 44.292′ W. Marker is in New Concord, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 40) west of College Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map
Today's View North From Near the Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
2. Today's View North From Near the Marker
Muskingum College buildings are in the distance.
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. Marker is in this post office area: New Concord OH 43762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Glenn (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The New Concord Underground Railroad (about 700 feet away); Robert Francis Harper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of William Rainey Harper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskingum College (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Concord.
 
Also see . . .  Village of New Concord. From the John and Annie Glenn Historic Site and Exploration Center website. (Submitted on April 19, 2006.) 
 
John Glenn Jr. Boyhood Home image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
3. John Glenn Jr. Boyhood Home
The Astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn grew up in New Concord. His house is right across the street from this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,898 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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