The Red Brick Tavern is a classic roadside inn and tavern from the heyday of the National Road.
Constructed between 1836 and 1837, it was in operation when the road was completed in front of the building. Brick used in the building was made from . . . — — Map (db m96415) HM
In 1837, when the National Road was completed through Madison County, the village of Lafayette was platted by William Minter, and this building was a tavern that served travelers. The Red Brick Tavern, which was built after the Anderson House, was . . . — — Map (db m96968) HM
Jonathan Alder (1773-1849), first white settler in Madison County, was captured by Indians in Virginia in 1781. He was adopted and lived as a Mingo Indian; then re-united with his family in 1805. This cabin, built by Alder in 1806, was originally . . . — — Map (db m40192) HM
White stone marker:
This memorial dedicated in memory of all those of Madison County who served our nation in time of war
World War I
Apr. 6, 1917 Nov. 11, 1918
World War II
Dec. 7, 1941 Dec. 31, 1946 . . . — — Map (db m40194) HM
Dedicated by the Citizens of London
to the Glory of God and to all those
of Madison who served in
the World War 1914-1918
[Roll of Honor]
The names and deeds of those who rendered service in defense of the American ideals of liberty . . . — — Map (db m53905) HM
The Molly Caren Agricultural Center
was originally a Virginia Military Land Grant of
7,000 acres conveyed by President Thomas Jefferson.
It became Gwynne property in 1813, passing successively
from Thomas and David Gwynne to Eli, Baldwin, . . . — — Map (db m101416) HM
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Madison County who oversubscribed their War Saving Quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings Committee — — Map (db m53903) HM
The W. Pearl King Prairie Savanna is a mostly undisturbed remnant of the once expansive Darby Plains Prairies. Prior to European settlement more than two centuries ago, the Darby Plains covered an area of more than 380 square miles west of Columbus. . . . — — Map (db m114475) HM
Dedicated to the memory of
the Four Chaplains
Rev. George Fox
Father John Washington
Rabbi Alexander Goode
Rev. Clark Poling
while serving on the U.S.S. Dorchester during WWII
gave their lives that their comrades might live
“Greater . . . — — Map (db m92550) WM
I am the Star Spangled Banner
conceived in 1777 out of the love
America had for Liberty and Honor.
I am the memorial of countless heroes
who shed their blood to preserve
this sacred heritage.
I have inspired generations of gallant . . . — — Map (db m92549) WM
Seven-year-old Jonathan Alder was captured by a Native American war party in Virginia in 1782 and taken to a Mingo village north of the Mad River in Ohio where he was adopted by an Indian family. He remained with the Indians until after the 1795 . . . — — Map (db m40193) HM
On September 8, 1803, the year that Ohio became a state, the Associate Judges of Franklin County ordered that a road be constructed "leading from the Public Square in Franklinton to Springfield, Greene County." This road came to be known as The Old . . . — — Map (db m12523) HM
Located in the center of the village of New Hampton, which was platted on the 4th of July, 1822, by Samuel Jones and Samuel Sexton, the village stood on the Old State Road which ran from Franklinton Columbus to Springfield. Built ca. 1806.
Here . . . — — Map (db m12536) HM
In 1831, Congress passed a bill appropriating money for the extension of the Cumberland Road through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. In 1836-37 this great National Road was completed through Madison County.
At the beginning of the 19th Century, hardly . . . — — Map (db m96977) HM