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Steubenville in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Federal Land Office

 
 
Federal Land Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
1. Federal Land Office Marker
Inscription. Federal Land Office. This log building was constructed in 1801 by David Hoge on the west side of Third Street. It served as his home and was the first Federal land office in that part of the Northwest Territory known as the Seven Ranges. In 1809 it was moved and 12 years later encased in a brick structure where it was discovered in 1940. It has been preserved by the citizens of Jefferson County.
 
Erected 1965 by The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-41.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 21.509′ N, 80° 36.843′ W. Marker is in Steubenville, Ohio, in Jefferson County. Marker is on South 3rd Street north of Adams Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the downtown business district, near the Ohio River, on the grounds of the Historic Fort Steuben Park, near the entrance of the parking lot, in front of the northwest corner of the chain link fence surrounding the historic Federal Land Office building. Marker is in this post office area: Steubenville OH 43952, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
Federal Land Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
2. Federal Land Office Marker
View looking south on South 3rd Street showing historical marker located at the northwest corner of the chain link fence surrounding the historic Federal Land Office.
Fort Steuben (within shouting distance of this marker); This Old Federal Land Office (within shouting distance of this marker); North-West Corner of Fort Steuben (within shouting distance of this marker); Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edwin McMasters Stanton (about 500 feet away); Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville (about 500 feet away); U.S.S. Maine (about 500 feet away); Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) / Carnegie Library of Steubenville (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Steubenville.
 
Also see . . .  First Federal Land Office. This link is provided by a consumer service entitled "Discover Ohio." (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Federal Land Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
3. Federal Land Office Marker
View looking south on South 3rd Street showing the historical marker located near the front entrance of the parking lot for the Historic Fort Steuben Park.
Federal Land Office image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
4. Federal Land Office
View of the historic Federal Land Office.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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