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Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville Marker image, Touch for more information
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville Marker
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — 8-41 — Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville
Abraham Lincoln and his family stopped in Steubenville on February 14, 1861 on their way to Lincoln's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. Traveling by train, once in Steubenville he departed the depot to address a large crowd of Ohioans . . . — Map (db m33905) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — 10-41 — Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) / Carnegie Library of Steubenville
Front Text: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland. He immigrated to Allegheny City Pennsylvania with his family when he was 13. While operating the telegraphs for the Pennsylvania Railroad, . . . — Map (db m62959) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — Edwin McMasters Stanton
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Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — 1-41 — Federal Land Office
Federal Land Office. This log building was constructed in 1801 by David Hoge on the west side of Third Street. It served as his home and was the first Federal land office in that part of the Northwest Territory known as the Seven Ranges. In 1809 it . . . — Map (db m33875) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — 3-41 — Fort Steuben
In 1787, the construction of Fort Steuben was completed by Captain John Francis Hamtramck and soldiers of the 1st American Regiment, who were sent to the frontier by the United States government to remove illegal squatters and protect government . . . — Map (db m33873) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — Lest We Forget - Chief Logan "Tah-Gah-Jute" A Chief of the Mingoes - A Friend of the Whites
From near this place in 1774, all the family of Logan was lured across the Ohio River and massacred by Whites thus sending Logan and Ohio Indian nations on a path of war for vengeance now known to history as Cresap's War. "Who Shall Mourn" — Map (db m44144) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — North-West Corner of Fort Steuben Erected 1786
North-West Corner of Fort Steuben Erected 1786 ———— Named in Honor of Major General Frederick William Augustus Baron Von Steuben Who rendered distinguished service to the United States Army in the . . . — Map (db m39755) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — 6-41 — Ohio River Lock and Dam 10 Site
Lock and Dam 10, completed in 1915, was part of a slack-water navigation system built for the Ohio River. The site included a brick powerhouse and two lockkeeper houses. The lock and dam was replaced when Pike Island Dam was completed in 1965. The . . . — Map (db m44147) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — 7-41 — Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton
Born in Steubenville in 1814, Edwin McMasters Stanton studied at Kenyon College and opened his law practice in Cadiz in 1836. The grandson of North Carolina slaveholders, Stanton opposed slavery. A successful railroad attorney and War Democrat at . . . — Map (db m33906) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — 2-41 — Steubenville's Dean Martin
One of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century, Dean Martin was born Dino Crocetti in Steubenville in 1917, the son of Italian immigrants. At age 16 he entered the steel mills and later boxed under the name of "Kid Crochet." He began his . . . — Map (db m36342) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — This Old Federal Land Office
[Left Historical Marker]: This Land Office was established by Congress on May 10, 1800. President John Adams appointed David Hoge as Land and Title Registrar, which position he held for forty years. In 1801 Mr. Hoge bought the . . . — Map (db m46886) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — U.S.S. Maine In Memoriam
In Memoriam U.S.S. Main Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS Maine — Map (db m37489) HM

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