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Steubenville in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Edwin McMasters Stanton

 
 
Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
1. Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument
Inscription.  
Edwin McMasters Stanton
Born in this city December 19, 1814
U S Attorney General
1862 — 1861
Secretary of War
1862 — 1868

Justice U S Supreme Court
1869
Died December 24, 1869


 
Erected 1911.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 40° 21.583′ N, 80° 36.823′ W. Marker is in Steubenville, Ohio, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Street (Ohio Route 822) and Market Street, on the right when traveling south on North 3rd Street. This historical marker is located in the downtown business district, at the southeast corner of the Jefferson County Courthouse Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Steubenville OH 43952, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton (here, next to this marker); Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Maine (within shouting distance of this
Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
2. Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument
Close-up view of the text on the front side of the monument.
marker); Fort Steuben (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Federal Land Office (about 500 feet away); North-West Corner of Fort Steuben (about 600 feet away); This Old Federal Land Office (about 600 feet away); Ohio Valley Steelworker Statue (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Steubenville.
 
Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
3. Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument
Close-up view of the sculpting of Edwin Stanton that is affixed to the top of the monument.
Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
4. Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument
View of historical monument at its location on the southeast corner of the Jefferson County Courthouse Square.
Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
5. Edwin McMasters Stanton Monument
View of historical monument situated at the corner of Market and North 3rd Streets, with the Jefferson County Courthouse in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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