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

House of Seven Porches

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, April 23, 2017
1. House of Seven Porches Marker
Inscription. Built in 1835 by Marietta College Professor Diarca H. Allen. Was long known as the Buell, then the Kelso House.
 
Erected by the Rotary Club of Marietta, marking a place in history with service since 1921.
 
Location. 39° 25.162′ N, 81° 27.147′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Ohio, in Washington County. Marker is on 5th Street just south of Scammel Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 331 5th St, Marietta OH 45750, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mound Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to the Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Marietta (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paulís Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Presidentís Home of Marietta College (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Muskingum Academy / Marietta College (about 800 feet away); Betsey Mills Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ United Methodist Church (approx. ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Also see . . .  House of Seven Porches, 331 Fifth Street, Marietta, Ohio.
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By J. J. Prats, April 23, 2017
2. House of Seven Porches, Marietta, Ohio
This side of the house faces the street. These are four of the seven porches.
This page has a photograph of the top two porches on the back. (Submitted on May 21, 2017.) 
 
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House of Seven Porches image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 23, 2017
3. House of Seven Porches
The other three porches are at the back of the house, one each for the first and second floor and the seventh for the English basement that opens out to the garden. You can see them through the trees from the sidewalk.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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