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Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James Demint Cabin

1799 - 1925

 
 
James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 29, 2015
1. James Demint Cabin Marker
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Inscription.  One hundred feet south of this spot, James Demint, the founder of Springfield, built the first cabin in the city. In 1803 he completed the first plat of the city.
 
Erected 1925 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
 
Location. 39° 55.865′ N, 83° 48.482′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on East College Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the front lawn of an “auxiliary” building of Wittenberg University. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 E College Ave, Springfield OH 45504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clark County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Battalion Third Marines Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clark County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away);
James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 29, 2015
2. James Demint Cabin Marker
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Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The K-9 War Dogs Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam Memorial Bench (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial Bench (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 27, 2015
3. James Demint Cabin Marker
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James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 27, 2015
4. James Demint Cabin Marker
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James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 292015
5. James Demint Cabin Marker
sign in front of the building, where marker I in the lawn
James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 29, 2015
6. James Demint Cabin Marker
another stone, just to the east, in the same lawn. Apparently the cornerstone of another building that occupied this site.
James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 29, 2015
7. James Demint Cabin Marker
artwork on the marker; the James Demint cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 690 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 29, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 12, 2022