Jackson in Jackson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Commercial Apple Orchards in Jackson County / The Jackson County Apple Festival
The Jackson County Apple Festival. The Jackson Chamber of Commerce conceived the Jackson County Apple Festival in the spring of 1937 and the first one was held that year, from October 6-9. The purposes of the festival, according to its founders, were to celebrate one of Jackson County’s leading industries, apple cultivation, as well as bring together citizens of the county and
Erected 2010 by Jackson County Historical Society, Jackson Jaycees, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 7-40.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 39° 3.151′ N, 82° 38.248′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Ohio, in Jackson County. Marker is on Main Street north of Broadway Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. It is at the old courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson OH 45640, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackson (here, next to this marker); James A. Rhodes (a few steps from this marker); The Scioto Salt Licks / The Scioto Salt Works (a few steps from this marker); John Wesley Powell / Morgan's Raid in Jackson, 1863 (within shouting distance of this marker); Trails / The Kanawha Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 53rd O.V.I. Regiment / Camp Diamond (about 300 feet away); McKinley Park / William McKinley (approx. ¼ mile away); James Cemetery / Major John James (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.