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Roscoe in Coshocton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

William Roscoe Building - 1840

 
 
William Roscoe Building - 1840 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2009
1. William Roscoe Building - 1840 Marker
Inscription.
Since its construction, this has always been a retail building: at one time a grocery store and once a mortuary. The upper floors contain private apartments.

The building is named after William Roscoe, an English poet and abolitionist.
 
Erected by Roscoe Village Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 16.739′ N, 81° 52.597′ W. Marker is in Roscoe, Ohio, in Coshocton County. Marker is at the intersection of Whitewoman Street and Hill Street, on the left when traveling north on Whitewoman Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 365 North Whitewoman Street, Coshocton OH 43812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James LeRetilley Building - 1847 (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Maro Johnson's Office - 1842 (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Maro Johnson's House - c.1833 (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilson Jacob House - c.1890 (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Welsh House - c.1840 (within
William Roscoe Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2009
2. William Roscoe Building and Marker
shouting distance of this marker); George LeRetilley House - 1853 (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Boyd House - c.1825 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roscoe.
 
Also see . . .  Roscoe Village Foundation. (Submitted on February 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional keywords. Ohio and Erie Canal
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 666 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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