Nelsonville in Athens County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fort Street Cemetery
founder of Nelsonville
for a public burial ground
Earliest known interment was
Feb. 9, 1835 for Ruth Bason Bellows
followed by Daniel Nelson May 27, 1835
Last known burial was in 1953
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical date for this entry is May 27, 1835.
Location. 39° 27.766′ N, 82° 13.919′ W. Marker is in Nelsonville, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is on Fort Street, half a mile south of Clinton Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 Fort Street, Nelsonville OH 45764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Unknown Soldier Monument (here, next to this marker); E. M. Poston (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daniel Nelson (about 700 feet away); The Hocking Valley Coal Strike (about 800 feet away); Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hocking Valley Railway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hocking Canal SiteNelsonville (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nelsonville.
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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 1,183 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 18, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.