Historical Markers and War Memorials in Barnesville, Ohio
St. Clairsville is the county seat for Belmont County
Barnesville is in Belmont County
Belmont County(64) ► ADJACENT TO BELMONT COUNTY Guernsey County(39) ► Harrison County(28) ► Jefferson County(94) ► Monroe County(9) ► Noble County(16) ► Marshall County, West Virginia(48) ► Ohio County, West Virginia(168) ►
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You are standing over a 423 foot man-made sandstone tunnel built by the railroad between 1864 and 1870. Located on the Pittsburgh-Columbus main line, up to 37 trains a day passed under East Main Street during the railroad’s heyday.
The station, . . . — — Map (db m21012) HM
Lest We Forget Those Who
Gave Their All For Our Country
Our Honored W.W. I K.I.A.
Wm. S. Bowen • Mansel E. Kaiser • George R. Higgins
Our Honored W.W. II K.I.A.
Edmund Bradfield • Wayne A. Thomas
Wm. O. Cordner • Lewis Wade
Paul . . . — — Map (db m26864) WM
This cemetery stands as evidence of a once thriving African American farming community established in the 1820s. With the aid of community leader, Alexander "Sandy" Harper (c.1804-1889), Captina, originally called Guinea, became a stop on the . . . — — Map (db m79263) HM
Governor Wilson Shannon (1802–1877),
Ohio, first native-born governor, Wilson Shannon was born in February 1802 in the Mt. Olivet area near Barnesville. After attending Ohio University and studying law in Kentucky, he returned to Belmont . . . — — Map (db m21055) HM
This small, backyard cigar company operated from 1900 to 1943. Mr. Roby's hand-made stogies or cigars were made here in this building by family members, with the help of 2 or 3 employees daily. It was located in Belmont, Ohio.
This shop has . . . — — Map (db m79272) HM
Joseph Watt and son James H. started a small foundry in 1862 making plow points, window sash weights, and heating stoves. Later, brothers Stewart, Ross, and John W. joined and the name became J.H. Watt and Brothers. Securing a patent for a . . . — — Map (db m26750) HM