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Manchester in Adams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Massie’s Station

1791

 
 
Massie’s Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
1. Massie’s Station Marker
Inscription.  Massie’s Station, built in 1791, was the fourth permanent settlement center in Ohio and the last stockade settlement built in Ohio. It provided protection from the Indians for Manchester’s settlers until 1794. Manchester was the first settlement in the Virginia Military District and the site of the first court held in Adams County, September, 1797.
 
Erected 1977 by the Adams County Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 4-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 38° 41.387′ N, 83° 35.774′ W. Marker is in Manchester, Ohio, in Adams County. Marker is on 2nd Street (U.S. 52) east of Cemetery Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 716 E 2nd St, Manchester OH 45144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Israel Donalson / Manchester Founders Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Manchester (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Massie’s Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
2. Massie’s Station Marker
Manchester, Ohio (approx. 0.8 miles away); Buckeye Station (approx. 3.4 miles away); Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Society (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lafferty Funeral Collection (approx. 7½ miles away); Pioneer County Seat / Camp Hamer (approx. 7.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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