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Near New Carlisle in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John Paul, First White Settler in Clark County, Ohio

Also, First Casualty

 
 
John Paul, First White Settler in Clark County, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, February 6, 2015
1. John Paul, First White Settler in Clark County, Ohio Marker
close up, showing text
Inscription. In memory of John Paul first white settler in Clark County killed by Indians 1793
 
Erected 1936 by New Carlisle Commercial Club.
 
Location. 39° 55.524′ N, 84° 1.673′ W. Marker is near New Carlisle, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Musselman Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. marker is at the north end of New Carlisle cemetery, just inside the 2nd gate off Musselman Road.(about 200 feet east off St Rt 235) (about 1 mile north of US 40/ the National Road)) (exit St Rt 235 North, off I-70, about 3 miles). Marker is at or near this postal address: 11523 Musselman Rd, New Carlisle OH 45344, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Township Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Honey Creek Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Gordon I. Henslee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Honey Creek Presbyterian Historical Marker (approx. mile away); The Old National Road (approx. 3 miles away); Phoneton (approx. 5.8 miles away); Adena Mound Enon Ohio (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Phoneton (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Carlisle.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
New Carlisle Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, February 6, 2015
2. New Carlisle Cemetery
gate off Musselman Road
John Paul, First White Settler in Clark County, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, February 6, 2015
3. John Paul, First White Settler in Clark County, Ohio Marker
full view of marker, bronze plaque on a stone pillar, just inside cemetery gate at fork in lane
John Paul, First White Settler in Clark County, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, February 6, 2015
4. John Paul, First White Settler in Clark County, Ohio Marker
marker can be seen in the distance. care-takers office is just out of sight to the left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 7, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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