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Nelsonville in Athens County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

E. M. Poston

1862-1931

 

A Native of Nelsonville

 
E. M. Poston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, October 17, 2010
1. E. M. Poston Marker
Inscription. Built the first A.C. electric generator, west of the Allegheny Mountains, on Myers Street in Nelsonville, Ohio, in 1888.
 
Location. 39° 27.66′ N, 82° 13.924′ W. Marker is in Nelsonville, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street and Fort Street, on the left when traveling east on West Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 West Washington Street, Nelsonville OH 45764, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel Nelson (here, next to this marker); The Hocking Valley Coal Strike (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans' Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Unknown Soldier Monument (about 600 feet away); Fort Street Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Hocking Valley Railway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hocking Canal Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Site of Lord Dunmore (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nelsonville.
 
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E. M. Poston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, October 17, 2010
2. E. M. Poston Marker
The Poston marker lies flat on the ground, just to the left of the light pole and above the right-hand bench in this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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