Clifton in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Clifton Gorge Marker
The Old Trail Head
— The Obscure Marker —
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the National Natural Landmarks series list.
Location. 39° 47.712′ N, 83° 49.691′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker is on Jackson Street 0.1 miles south of St Rt 343 (Ohio Route 343), on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in a small park, which serves as a trail head, on the west edge of the Village of Clifton. The driveway is off Jackson Street, about 600 feet south of St Rt 343. This about ½ mile south east of the Trail Head on St. Rt. 343. It is a city block west of the Clifton Mill; at the southwest corner of the village. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historical Clifton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clifton Gorge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Orton Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Bryan (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Birch (approx. 1.1 miles away); Erastus Mitchell Birch (approx. 2.3 miles away); Horace Mann (approx. 2.3 miles away); Historic Grinnell Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
More about this marker. There is a newer State of Ohio Marker at the Trail Head Park on St Rt 343. That area is sometimes known as the "Bear Den". Many years ago, a live bear was kept in a cage there.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 345 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 14, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.