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Niles in Trumbull County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James Heaton

(1770-1856)

 

Founder of Niles

 
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2018
1. James Heaton Marker
Inscription.  1806 - Built his log cabin home in Heaton Park, Vienna Avenue. 1806/07 - Constructed a grist mill, dam and mill race along Mosquito Creek. 1809 - Manufactured first bar iron in Ohio. 1812/13 - Constructed "Maria" blast furnace. 1820 - Built his residence at 1355 Robbins Avenue. 1834 - Platted 54 downtown lots. Names settlement "Nilestown."
 
Erected 1981 by The Niles Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 6-78.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 10.797′ N, 80° 45.905′ W. Marker is in Niles, Ohio, in Trumbull County. Marker is on South Main Street (Ohio Route 46) 0.1 miles south of East Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niles OH 44446, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William McKinley Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); William McKinley (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2018
2. James Heaton Marker
line); The Salt Springs (approx. 1 miles away); Mineral Ridge Black Band Ore (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Barnhisel House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Howland Springs (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mahoning Lodge #29, IOOF (approx. 4.8 miles away); Old Erie Lodge No. 3 Free and Accepted Masons (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niles.
 
Also see . . .  James Heaton at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on August 10, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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