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Near Rokeby Lock in Morgan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Morgan Raiders

 
 
Morgan Raiders Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
1. Morgan Raiders Ford Marker
Inscription.
This tablet erected by
E. D. Shafer
on the farm of W. L. McElhiney
marks the place where the
Morgan Raiders
crossed the Muskingum River
July 23, 1863

 
Location. 39° 43.798′ N, 81° 54.089′ W. Marker is near Rokeby Lock, Ohio, in Morgan County. Marker is on Ohio Route 60 mile south of Barber Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McConnelsville OH 43756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Raid (approx. 0.4 miles away); Muskingum River Navigation System (approx. half a mile away); Goins Field (approx. 5.8 miles away); Stewart "Stu" Stevens (approx. 5.8 miles away); Rock Hollow School (approx. 5.9 miles away); J. Frank Demster Memorial Park (approx. 5.9 miles away); Morgan County Dungeon (approx. 6 miles away); Malta Veterans Memorial (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rokeby Lock.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Morgan Raiders Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
2. Morgan Raiders Ford Marker
Muskingum River in background.
Morgan Raiders Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
3. Morgan Raiders Ford Marker
Looking northwest along Ohio Route 60 toward Rokeby Lock.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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