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Historical Markers and War Memorials in West Jefferson
West Jefferson, Ohio and Vicinity
▶ Madison County (24) ▶ Champaign County (65) ▶ Clark County (72) ▶ Fayette County (28) ▶ Franklin County (386) ▶ Greene County (92) ▶ Pickaway County (31) ▶ Union County (60)
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|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|