New Concord in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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 Subdivisions • Settlements & 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 mapTouch 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.)
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.