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Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James Demint Cabin

1799 - 1925

 
 
James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 29, 2015
1. James Demint Cabin Marker
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Inscription. One hundred feet south of this spot, James Demint, the founder of Springfield, built the first cabin in the city. In 1803 he completed the first plat of the city.
 
Erected 1925 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 55.865′ N, 83° 48.482′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on East College Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the front lawn of an “auxiliary” building of Wittenberg University. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 E College Ave, Springfield OH 45504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); DeMint Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Birthplace of 4-H (approx. 0.4 miles away); The A. B. Graham Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); A. B. Graham (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Springfield's First Church (approx. half a mile away); H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (approx. half a mile away); George Rogers Clark (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 29, 2015
2. James Demint Cabin Marker
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 27, 2015
3. James Demint Cabin Marker
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 27, 2015
4. James Demint Cabin Marker
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James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 292015
5. James Demint Cabin Marker
sign in front of the building, where marker I in the lawn
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 29, 2015
6. James Demint Cabin Marker
another stone, just to the east, in the same lawn. Apparently the cornerstone of another building that occupied this site.
James Demint Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 29, 2015
7. James Demint Cabin Marker
artwork on the marker; the James Demint cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 29, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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