“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Belpre, Ohio

Clickable Map of Washington County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Washington County, OH (163) Athens County, OH (68) Monroe County, OH (25) Morgan County, OH (43) Noble County, OH (18) Pleasants County, WV (15) Tyler County, WV (14) Wood County, WV (114)  WashingtonCounty(163) Washington County (163)  AthensCounty(68) Athens County (68)  MonroeCounty(25) Monroe County (25)  MorganCounty(43) Morgan County (43)  NobleCounty(18) Noble County (18)  PleasantsCountyWest Virginia(15) Pleasants County (15)  TylerCounty(14) Tyler County (14)  WoodCounty(114) Wood County (114)
Marietta is the county seat for Washington County
Belpre is in Washington County
      Washington County (163)  
      Athens County (68)  
      Monroe County (25)  
      Morgan County (43)  
      Noble County (18)  
      Pleasants County, West Virginia (15)  
      Tyler County, West Virginia (14)  
      Wood County, West Virginia (114)  
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1Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — 6-84 — Bathsheba Rouse
Born on September 28, 1769 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Bathsheba Rouse is recognized as the first woman to teach in the Northwest Territory. Rouse arrived in the region along with other pioneers in 1788. The following year, the Belpre community . . . Map (db m20083) HM
2Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — Belpre
Northwest Territory's second organized settlement Home of Ohio's first library, female schoolteacher, and floating millMap (db m190104) HM
3Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — 17-84 — Belpre and the Ohio River
Side A: The history of Belpre and the Ohio River are inextricably linked. Settlers from New England, including farmers and Revolutionary War veterans, arrived via flatboats at “Belle-Prairie” (beautiful prairie) in 1789. Lewis . . . Map (db m20119) HM
4Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — Belpre Veterans Memorial
In Honor of All Veterans Who Served Their Country. Presented by the people of the Belpre area. May 30, 1981Map (db m20125) HM
5Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — Cedarville CemeteryRotary Club of Belpre, 1996 - 2008
The Cedarville (name of immediate area - changed to Rockland, later to Belpre) Cemetery contains graves of 14 Revolutionary War soldiers - some of the graves have washed over the Ohio River bank when the level rose and left graves underwater. The . . . Map (db m20123) HM
6Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — 7-84 — Devol's Floating Mill
In 1791, Captain Jonathan Devol, upon a proposal from Griffin Greene, designed and built a floating grain mill, which was erected on two boats and anchored within several yards of the Ohio River shore near this marker. Oak planks fastened the boats . . . Map (db m20176) HM
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7Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — 15-84 — Early Ohio Artists
[Side A:] Born in Massachusetts in 1805, Sala Bosworth spent all but nineteen years of his eighty-five years in Washington County. After studying at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, he returned to the county to paint many full size . . . Map (db m20127) HM
8Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — Farmer's Castle
South on river bank stood Farmer's Castle home of pioneer families during Indian Wars 1791-1794Map (db m190105) HM
9Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — 9-84 — Putnam Family Library / Belpre Farmers' Library
As a shareholder of the United Library Association in Pomfret, Connecticut, General Israel Putnam amassed a large collection of books, which was called the Putnam Family Library. The collection was divided among his heirs after his death in 1790. . . . Map (db m20129) HM
10Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — 22-84 — Underground Railroad Crossings / Near Border War
Underground Railroad Crossings Underground Railroad crossings, agents, and conductors were common along the Ohio River between Washington County, Ohio and Wood County, Virginia. At Constitution, six miles upriver from Belpre, Judge Ephraim . . . Map (db m20130) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022