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St. Clairsville in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Milestone Marks where Extension of National Road...

 
 
Front of milestone image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 22, 2007
1. Front of milestone
Inscription.  
Milestone marks
where extension of
National Road
west of Ohio River
was started July 4, 1825.

Stone relocated 1964

 
Erected 1964 by St. Clairsville Rotary Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the The Historic National Road series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1863.
 
Location. 40° 4.83′ N, 80° 54.043′ W. Marker is in St. Clairsville, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 40) and South Market Street on Main 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. Belmont County / Groundbreaking Site of the National Road in Ohio (a few steps from this marker); Belmont County Revolutionary War Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Medal of Honor Recipients of Belmont County (a few steps from this marker); Belmont County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor Arthur St. Clair 1734-1818
West face of milestone image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
2. West face of milestone
The text reads "The carillon in the tower was given by Wilbert M. Allen for the general improvement and beautification of the Village of St. Clairsville. 1973"
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Thomas Drummond (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Benjamin Lundy (about 600 feet away); Benjamin Lundy Champion of Freedom (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Clairsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Road - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. St. Clairsville - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
East face of milestone image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 22, 2007
3. East face of milestone
Milestone Marks where Extension of National Road... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
4. Milestone Marks where Extension of National Road... Marker
Milestone Marks where Extension of National Road... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 28, 2007
5. Milestone Marks where Extension of National Road... Marker
In front of the Belmont County Courthouse.
Belmont County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 28, 2007
6. Belmont County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,679 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   5, 6. submitted on June 15, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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