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Manchester in Adams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Buckeye Station

 
 
Buckeye Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 20, 2011
1. Buckeye Station Marker
Inscription. One half mile north of this monument the home of Gen. Nathaniel Massie, founder of Manchester in 1791, first settlement in the Virginia Military District.

Residence of Charles Willing Byrd, Secretary and Acting Governor, Northwest Territory and first United States District Judge for Ohio.

Israel Donalson, delegate from Adams County to, and last survivor of, the first Constitutional Convention of Ohio, was captured nearby by Indians in 1791.
 
Erected 1933 by the Adams County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 42.232′ N, 83° 32.16′ W. Marker is in Manchester, Ohio, in Adams County. Marker is on Ohio River Scenic Byway (U.S. 52) 1 miles west of State Highway 247, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manchester OH 45144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Society (approx. 5.2 miles away); Rome (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Buckeye Station photo. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Buckeye Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 20, 2011
2. Buckeye Station Marker
The Ohio River is in the background across Highway 52.
Buckeye Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 20, 2011
3. Buckeye Station Marker
There is a stone stairway behind the marker, but does not seem to lead anywhere.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,598 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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