Near West Jefferson in Madison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First White Settler in Madison County (1773-1849)
Erected 2002 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Madison County Historical Society Museum, Jefferson Township Trustees, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-49.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
Location. 39° 59.661′ N, 83° 15.81′ W. Marker is near West Jefferson, Ohio, in Madison County. Marker is on Plain City-Georgesville Road (Ohio Route 142) 0.2 miles south of Morgan Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is near entrance to Foster Chapel Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Jefferson OH 43162, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Jefferson (approx. 3.4 miles away); New Hampton and Ludlow's Road (approx. 3.8 miles away); New Hampton Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Sunset Cemetery Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Sunset Cemetery All Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Sunset Cemetery War Memorial (approx. 5˝ miles away); Alton Cemetery Veterans Monument (approx. 5.8 miles away); Hilliard Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Jefferson.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Alder's cabin is located to the southwest in London, Ohio.
Also see . . . Jonathan Alder. (Submitted on March 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,270 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on February 10, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4, 5. submitted on January 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.