Manchester in Adams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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) 1½ 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 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Society (approx. 5.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Rome (approx. 9 miles away); Zane Trace (approx. 10.4 miles away); Byrd Township World War I DAR Monument Decatur Civil War Monument (approx. 11.9 miles away); Historic Decatur / A. N. Marquis and Who’s Who (approx. 11.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Buckeye Station photo. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
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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 1,656 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.