“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 Jackson, Ohio

Clickable Map of Jackson 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> Jackson County, OH (41) Gallia County, OH (33) Lawrence County, OH (20) Pike County, OH (19) Ross County, OH (74) Scioto County, OH (59) Vinton County, OH (18)  JacksonCounty(41) Jackson County (41)  GalliaCounty(33) Gallia County (33)  LawrenceCounty(20) Lawrence County (20)  PikeCounty(19) Pike County (19)  RossCounty(74) Ross County (74)  SciotoCounty(59) Scioto County (59)  VintonCounty(18) Vinton County (18)
Jackson is the county seat for Jackson County
Jackson is in Jackson County
      Jackson County (41)  
      Gallia County (33)  
      Lawrence County (20)  
      Pike County (19)  
      Ross County (74)  
      Scioto County (59)  
      Vinton County (18)  
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1Ohio (Jackson County), Jackson — 9-40 — 53rd O.V.I. Regiment / Camp Diamond
53rd O.V.I. Regiment. The 53rd Ohio Volunteer Regiment was mustered into service at Camp Diamond, north of Jackson, during the first year of the Civil War. Men recruited from the counties of Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, . . . Map (db m123900) HM
2Ohio (Jackson County), Jackson — 7-40 — Commercial Apple Orchards in Jackson County / The Jackson County Apple Festival
Commercial Apple Orchards in Jackson County. The first commercial apple orchards were established in Jackson County in the late nineteenth century, although legend has it that Johnny Appleseed planted the first apple trees here around . . . Map (db m123685) HM
3Ohio (Jackson County), Jackson — 17 — JacksonMorgan's Raiders: "The Scum of the South" — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
The advanced guard of Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan's Confederate raiders arrived in Jackson about 9:30 pm on July 16, 1863, and found a tree barricade near the Isham House on Main Street defended by old men and boys. Local militia forces . . . Map (db m108267) HM
4Ohio (Jackson County), Jackson — James A. RhodesGovernor, State of Ohio — 1963-1971 — 1975-1983 —
•Established Ohio’s System of Two-Year & Technical Colleges • Former President of the American Athletic Union “AAU” • Increased state support for medical education • “Jim Rhodes is the fastest wit I’ve ever met.” . . . Map (db m123814) HM
5Ohio (Jackson County), Jackson — 6-40 — James Cemetery / Major John James
Side A: James Cemetery Major John James (1772-1854) established James Cemetery in 1828 on and around a Native American mound that is the only significant ancient mound remaining in the city of Jackson. The mound is about 70 feet in diameter . . . Map (db m24758) HM
6Ohio (Jackson County), Jackson — 4-40 — John Wesley Powell / Morgan's Raid in Jackson, 1863
Side A: John Wesley Powell (1834-1902) Scientist and explorer of the American West, John Wesley Powell moved from New York to Jackson with his family in 1838 and lived here until 1846. He developed an early interest in geology from his tutor . . . Map (db m24762) HM
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7Ohio (Jackson County), Jackson — 8-40 — McKinley Park / William McKinley
McKinley Park. William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. Following McKinley’s assassination in 1901, the Village of Jackson dedicated this triangle of land as a park in his honor. Earlier in the nineteenth century, a . . . Map (db m123234) HM
8Ohio (Jackson County), Jackson — 5-40 — The Scioto Salt Licks / The Scioto Salt Works
Side A: The Scioto Salts Licks, located in and around Jackson, is an area where naturally occurring salt water, known as brine, flowed to the surface as a salt-water spring. It is known that the spring existed since the Pleistocene Ice Age . . . Map (db m24767) HM
9Ohio (Jackson County), Jackson — 2-40 — Trails / The Kanawha Trail
Side A: Trails Plunging herds of buffalo seeking salt licks and grazing lands wore trails through the Ohio Country when it was an Indian no-man's land. Later, Indians found the same trails suitable for their needs. The tawny paths were . . . Map (db m24768) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022