Near Conneaut in Ashtabula County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
PA-OH Border Monument
Location. 41° 58.25′ N, 80° 31.16′ W. Marker is near Conneaut, Ohio, in Ashtabula County. Marker is on State Line Road ¼ mile south of Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Conneaut OH 44030, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Western Reserve (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old State Line (approx. 6.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); Erie Extension Canal (approx. 9.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Circus History (approx. 10.6 miles away in Pennsylvania).
More about this marker. There is some unfortunate graffiti on the marker itself.
Also see . . .
1. Mapping Pennsylvania’s Western Boundary. In 1878, a joint commission appointed by Ohio and Pennsylvania conducted a resurvey of the boundary between the two states. When the work was completed in 1882, two terminal monuments were erected on the line, one 2,400 feet south of Lake Erie and one 690 feet north (Submitted on November 4, 2009.)
2. Point of Beginning. A good background of the 1785 United States Survey of Public Lands and the dangers faced by Geographer of the United States Thomas Hutchins and his men. (Submitted on November 4, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2009, by Mike Baker of Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,198 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 4, 2009, by Mike Baker of Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania. 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2011, by David Toetz of Parma, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.