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

Fort Street Cemetery

Historical Site

 
 
Fort Street Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, October 17, 2010
1. Fort Street Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
Land donated by Daniel Nelson
founder of Nelsonville
for a public burial ground

Earliest known interment was
Feb. 9, 1835 for Ruth Bason Bellows
followed by Daniel Nelson May 27, 1835

Last known burial was in 1953

 
Location. 39° 27.766′ N, 82° 13.919′ W. Marker is in Nelsonville, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is on Fort Street half a mile south of Clinton Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 Fort Street, Nelsonville OH 45764, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Unknown Soldier Monument (here, next to this marker); E. M. Poston (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daniel Nelson (about 700 feet away); The Hocking Valley Coal Strike (about 800 feet away); Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hocking Valley Railway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hocking Canal Site (approx. half a mile 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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Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Fort Street Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, October 17, 2010
2. Fort Street Cemetery Marker
Fort Street Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, October 17, 2010
3. Fort Street Cemetery Marker
Burial marker reads:
G.A.R.
Unknown
dead
Fort Street Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, October 17, 2010
4. Fort Street Cemetery Marker
Through the center gate, a sidewalk leads to a flagpole, with the cemetery marker to the left and the Unknown Soldier and Veterans Memorial to the right.
 
 
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 941 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 18, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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