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Near Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Quaker Meeting Place / Site of First Church and School in Rushcreek Township

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
1. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
close up, showing text
Inscription. Side A
Quaker Meeting Place

This cemetery marks the location of a Quaker Meet ing house built before 1820. Wm. Reames, a Revolutionary soldier, and Thomas Stanfield were promoters and mem bers of the society.

Side B
Site of First Church and School in Rush Creek Township
This Friends meeting house was also used as a school for Quaker children. Later it became the first public school in the township.
 
Erected 1951 by Logan County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 24.789′ N, 83° 42.899′ W. Marker is near Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on Rushsylvania Pike (County Route 9), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4056 Co Highway 9, Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ohio State Eagles Recreation Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); Remembrance 1951- 1969 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Ohio Hi Point Career Center (approx. 2.9 miles away); Campbell Hill (approx. 3 miles away); Bellefontaine War Memorial

Quaker Meeting Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
2. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
close up, showing text Side B
(approx. 3.5 miles away); Blair Casey Park (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Harley Long Building (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefontaine.
 
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Quaker Meeting Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
3. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
close up, of another plaque, mounted on a boulder, in the cemetery
Quaker Meeting Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
4. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
yet another plaque, in the cemetery
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
5. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
full view of marker
Quaker Meeting Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
6. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
full view of boulder in cemetery
Quaker Meeting Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
7. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
view from marker, back lane to cemetery
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
8. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
cemetery site
Quaker Meeting Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
9. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
looking NW from the cemetery, one can see the former home of Thomas Stanfield. When I was a child, you could still see remnants of a road from the cemetery/school/church site to this house.
Quaker Meeting Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
10. Quaker Meeting Place Marker
the former home of the Stanfield family
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on May 13, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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