New Concord in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fox Creek “S” Bridge Park
The house at the top of the picture to the left is that of Robert West Speer, a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad. Speer was a Reformed Presbyterian (Covenanter). His denomination, as well as the Associate Presbyterians (Seceders) and the Associate Reformed Presbyterians made the Fox Creek/Crooked Creek area a bastion of Abolitionism before and during the Civil War.
Location. 39° 59.574′ N, 81° 44.765′ W. Marker is in New Concord, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Touch for map. Along US 40 (East Pike). Marker is in this post office area: New Concord OH 43762, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Fox Creek Bridge (a few steps from this marker); S-Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Zane's Trace (within shouting distance of this marker); Findley Settlement (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Glenn (approx. half a mile away); Muskingum College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert Francis Harper (approx. 0.6 miles away); William Rainey Harper (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Concord.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 28, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7. submitted on June 30, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.