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Marietta in Washington County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

S. Durward Hoag

(1900–1982)

 
 
S. Durward Hoag Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 23, 2017
1. S. Durward Hoag Marker
Inscription. Transportation and tourism visionary and owner-manager of the Lafayette Hotel, “put Marietta on the map” by convincing the federal government to locate I-77 near historic Marietta.

The Rotary Club of Marietta gratefully acknowledges his contribution to the growth and success of our community.
 
Erected by the Rotary Club of Marietta.
 
Location. 39° 24.622′ N, 81° 27.132′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Ohio, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Street and Front and Greene Streets, on the left on Ohio Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta OH 45750, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Southern Boundary Picketed Point (here, next to this marker); Lafayette (here, next to this marker); Shipbuilding (a few steps from this marker); The Public Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ohio River’s Wild Side (within shouting distance of this marker); Marietta’s Historic Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Marietta (within shouting distance of this marker); The Forty-Eight Pioneers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsRoads & Vehicles
 
The Lafayette Hotel, Marietta, Ohio image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 23, 2017
2. The Lafayette Hotel, Marietta, Ohio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 3, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2. submitted on May 5, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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