New Athens in Harrison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
New Athens, Ohio
Platted 1817 by John Walker and John McConnell
New Athens saw the Classical and Practical joined; Oliver H. Burdette, native inventor, developed here the removable-link chain and the famous steam traction engine.
Erected 1965 by Harrison County Historical Society. (Marker Number 6.)
Location. 40° 11.252′ N, 80° 59.748′ W. Marker is in New Athens, Ohio, in Harrison County. Marker is on North Main Street (Ohio Route 9) 0.1 miles from Wheeling Street (Route 519), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Franklin Museum. Marker is in this post office area: New Athens OH 43981, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Franklin College / Cornerstone of Civil Rights (here, next to this marker); Morgan's Raid (approx. 5.6 miles away); Harrisville (approx. 5.7 miles away); Clark Gable (approx. 5.7 miles away); Cadiz G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees (approx. 5.9 miles away); Bishop Matthew Simpson (approx. 5.9 miles away); Cadiz, Ohio (approx. 5.9 miles away).
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