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London in Madison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First White Settlers of Madison County

 
 
First White Settlers of Madison County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2009
1. First White Settlers of Madison County Marker
Inscription.
In commemoration of
the first white settlers
of Madison County,
the first of whom was
Jonathan Alder
1795 - 1815

 
Erected by Captain Jonathan Alder Chapter, N.S.U.S. Daughters of 1812.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
 
Location. 39° 53.196′ N, 83° 26.961′ W. Marker is in London, Ohio, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 68) and High Street (U.S. 42), on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is near the main entrance to the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 North Main Street, London OH 43140, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Madison County World War Roll of Honor (here, next to this marker); War Savings Stamps (a few steps from this marker); Madison County Veterans’ War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Alder Cabin (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Molly Caren Agricultural Center
First White Settlers of Madison County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2009
2. First White Settlers of Madison County Marker
In ground to right of courthouse steps
(approx. 3.6 miles away); The Anderson House (approx. 4.1 miles away); Red Brick Tavern (approx. 4.2 miles away); Somerford Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Jonathan Alder. (Submitted on March 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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