Near Georgetown in Brown County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
(Reverse) Original Lot Owners in Scott Township Settlement. Lot 1. Old Ben 2. Old Lucky 3. Dolly 4. Little Daniel 5. Billey, Lucy, grandchildren of Old Lucy 6. Nat 7. Patcy 8. Cato 9. Abraham 10. Aaron 11. Nelly 12 Suckey, wife of Peter Clough 13. Bob Clough 14. Anthony Gist 15. Peter Punch 16. Rozetta 17. Nelson 18. Barnett 19. Aggy 20. Cain 21. Edmond 22. Caty 23. Strawberry 24. Moses Smith
Erected 2010 by Freed Gist Slaves Descendants Foundation and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 11-8.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 38° 54.781′ N, 83° 53.774′ W. Marker is near Georgetown, Ohio, in Brown County. Marker is on Wahlsburg East Road (County Route 81) east of South High Street (U.S. 68), on the right when traveling east. It is at the water tower inside the fence. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4642 Wahlsburg East Rd, Georgetown OH 45121, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home (approx. 3.3 miles away); Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 3.3 miles away); General Thomas Lyon Hamer (approx. 3.3 miles away); Georgetown (approx. 3.3 miles away); The American Creed (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Washburn-Dixon Log House (approx. 3½ miles away); Dixon-Washburn Log House (approx. 3½ miles away); Russell Shaw (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
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This story continues on another marker- OHS 5- 36, in Highland County. Use the Related Marker link above to see it.
— Submitted July 1, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 100 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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