St. Clairsville in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Home of Benjamin Lundy
Born 1789 N.J. Died 1839 Illinois.
Edited The Genius of Universal Emancipation 1821-1838. Devoted his life to the abolition of slavery.
Erected 1939 by Belmont County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
Location. 40° 4.848′ N, 80° 53.908′ W. Marker is in St. Clairsville, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 40) near Sugar Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Clairsville OH 43950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Lundy Champion of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Thomas Drummond (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Belmont County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Milestone Marks where Extension of National Road... (about 600 feet away); Medal of Honor Recipients of Belmont CountyBelmont County Revolutionary War Veterans (about 700 feet away); Belmont County / Groundbreaking Site of the National Road in Ohio (about 700 feet away); Governor Arthur St. Clair 1734-1818 (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Clairsville.
More about this marker. The marker was cast by the Cupal Casting Co. of Bellaire, Ohio.
Also see . . .
1. Benjamin Lundy - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Genius of Universal Emancipation - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,257 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.