Nelsonville in Athens County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
founder of Nelsonville
who donated the ground for the
Fort Street Cemetery
the Public Square and this lot
for School and Meeting House purposes
This stone was a part of the doorway
of the first school building
Placed by the
Elizabeth Zane Dew Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected by Elizabeth Zane Dew Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 39° 27.66′ N, 82° 13.927′ W. Marker is in Nelsonville, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street and Fort Street, on the left when traveling east on West Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 West Washington Street, Nelsonville OH 45764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least E. M. Poston (here, next to this marker); The Hocking Valley Coal Strike (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans' Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Unknown Soldier Monument (about 600 feet away); Fort Street Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Hocking Valley Railway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nelsonville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hocking Canal Site (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nelsonville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,571 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 18, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.