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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) 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. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Massie’s Station (approx. 3.4 miles away); Israel Donalson / Manchester Founders Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); Manchester (approx. 4.1 miles away); Manchester, Ohio
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.
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Society (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lafferty Funeral Collection (approx. 6.2 miles away); Pioneer County Seat / Camp Hamer (approx. 6.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
 
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
3. Buckeye Station Marker
There is a stone stairway behind the marker, but does not seem to lead anywhere.
 

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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 1,703 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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