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Ridgeville in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Justice John McLean

1785 - 1861

 
 
Justice John McLean Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 6, 2009
1. Justice John McLean Marker
Inscription.
Having settled in the Ridgeville area with his father, Justice McLean, in 1799, Justice John McLean was appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1829 by President Andrew Jackson. He was best known for his anti-slavery dissenting opinion in the famous Dred Scott case. Founder of the Western Star, former Postmaster General, Congressman, and candidate for President, Justice McLean served on the Supreme Court until his death in 1861.
 
Erected 1993 by Warren County Board of Commissioners and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-83.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 39° 31.78′ N, 84° 10.585′ W. Marker is in Ridgeville, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Route 48 and Lower Springboro Road (County Road 22), on the right when traveling south on State Route 48. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 946 East Lower Springboro Road, Springboro OH 45066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Null House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mahlon Wright House Site - Circa 1818
Justice John McLean Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 6, 2009
2. Justice John McLean Marker
Looking south along Ohio Route 48 toward intersection with Lower Springboro Road beyond marker.
(approx. 3.4 miles away); John Bateman House Site (approx. 3.4 miles away); Tommy Miller House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Warner Bateman House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Harry Pence House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Jeremiah Stansel House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Odd Fellows Hall (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Justice John McLean. (Submitted on January 17, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John McLean. (Submitted on January 17, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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