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Near West Liberty in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Ludlow Road / The Ludlow Line

Logan County

 

—On Top of Ohio —

 
The Ludlow Road Marker (side A) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
1. The Ludlow Road Marker (side A)
Inscription.
The Ludlow Road (side A):

You are entering Logan County over a road built after a strip of timber 40 ft. wide had been cut to establish a line between the headwaters of the Little Miami and the source of the Scioto River.

The Ludlow Line (side B):

A line surveyed by Israel Ludlow, 1804. This line and Little Miami River on the west, paralleling the Scioto on the east enclosed the Virginia Military survey. Lands held by Virginia for her Revolutionary soldiers.
 
Erected 1949 by Logan County Archaeological and Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 14.439′ N, 83° 42.697′ W. Marker is near West Liberty, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Ludlow Road and Ohio Route 245, on the right when traveling north on Ludlow Road. Touch for map. Marker is about three miles east of West Liberty. Marker is in this post office area: West Liberty OH 43357, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ohio Caverns (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mackachack Town (approx. 1.2 miles away); Squaw Rock (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mt. Tabor Church / Mt. Tabor Cemetery
The Ludlow Line Marker (side B) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
2. The Ludlow Line Marker (side B)
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Onion Ditch Bridge (approx. 2.1 miles away); West Liberty Water Works (approx. 2.1 miles away); West Liberty Lion's Club Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sherman M. Ricketts (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Liberty.
 
Categories. GovernmentNatural FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Ludlow Road / The Ludlow Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
3. The Ludlow Road / The Ludlow Line Marker
Looking north on Ohio Route 245. 1893 Ludlow Line marker at base of pole.
1893 Ludlow Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
4. 1893 Ludlow Line Marker
"Logan County" on left face.
1893 Ludlow Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
5. 1893 Ludlow Line Marker
"Champaign County" on left face.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,369 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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