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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 5, 2016
Red Brick Tavern Marker
Ohio (Madison County), Lafayette — Red Brick Tavern — The Historic National Road in Ohio — A Presidential Wayside
The Red Brick Tavern is a classic roadside inn and tavern from the heyday of the National Road. Constructed between 1836 and 1837, it was in operation when the road was completed in front of the building. Brick used in the building was made from . . . — Map (db m96415) HM
Ohio (Madison County), Lafayette — The Anderson House — The Historic National Road in Ohio
In 1837, when the National Road was completed through Madison County, the village of Lafayette was platted by William Minter, and this building was a tavern that served travelers. The Red Brick Tavern, which was built after the Anderson House, was . . . — Map (db m96968) HM
Ohio (Madison County), London — Alder Cabin — Oldest Dwelling in Madison County
Jonathan Alder (1773-1849), first white settler in Madison County, was captured by Indians in Virginia in 1781. He was adopted and lived as a Mingo Indian; then re-united with his family in 1805. This cabin, built by Alder in 1806, was originally . . . — Map (db m40192) HM
Ohio (Madison County), London — First White Settlers of Madison County
In commemoration of the first white settlers of Madison County, the first of whom was Jonathan Alder 1795 - 1815 — Map (db m53904) HM
Ohio (Madison County), London — Madison County Veterans’ War Memorial
White stone marker: This memorial dedicated in memory of all those of Madison County who served our nation in time of war World War I Apr. 6, 1917       Nov. 11, 1918 World War II Dec. 7, 1941       Dec. 31, 1946 . . . — Map (db m40194) HM
Ohio (Madison County), London — Madison County World War Roll of Honor
Dedicated by the Citizens of London to the Glory of God and to all those of Madison who served in the World War 1914-1918 [Roll of Honor] The names and deeds of those who rendered service in defense of the American ideals of liberty . . . — Map (db m53905) HM
Ohio (Madison County), London — Plumwood Veterans Memorial
(logo) Cross in circle dedicated in memory of all Veterans by the Frend Miller Family 1969 — Map (db m89400) WM
Ohio (Madison County), London — The Molly Caren Agricultural Center — The Farm Science Review Site — Ohio State University
The Molly Caren Agricultural Center was originally a Virginia Military Land Grant of 7,000 acres conveyed by President Thomas Jefferson. It became Gwynne property in 1813, passing successively from Thomas and David Gwynne to Eli, Baldwin, . . . — Map (db m101416) HM
Ohio (Madison County), London — War Savings Stamps
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Madison County who oversubscribed their War Saving Quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings Committee — Map (db m53903) HM
Ohio (Madison County), Plain City — Old Indian Trail — Post Road, St Rt 161
Old Indian Trail blazed by Chief Tecumseh later used by Pony Express and became Post Road this ground was cleared in 1809 by well known pioneer Richard Taylor — Map (db m77600) HM
Ohio (Madison County), Rosedale — Pike Township Veterans Memorial
Pike Township Veterans Memorial in memory of Louis A. Guy March 2006 — Map (db m89403) HM
Ohio (Madison County), Somerford — Four Chaplains Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the Four Chaplains Rev. George Fox Father John Washington Rabbi Alexander Goode Rev. Clark Poling while serving on the U.S.S. Dorchester during WWII gave their lives that their comrades might live “Greater . . . — Map (db m92550) WM
Ohio (Madison County), Somerford — Somerford Veterans Memorial — Quiet Rural Setting — Beside the Interstate
Old Glory I am the Star Spangled Banner conceived in 1777 out of the love America had for Liberty and Honor. I am the memorial of countless heroes who shed their blood to preserve this sacred heritage. I have inspired generations of gallant . . . — Map (db m92549) WM
Ohio (Madison County), West Jefferson — 1-49 — Jonathan Alder — First White Settler in Madison County (1773-1849)
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
Ohio (Madison County), West Jefferson — 2-49 — New Hampton and Ludlow's Road
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
Ohio (Madison County), West Jefferson — New Hampton Cemetery
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
Ohio (Madison County), West Jefferson — West Jefferson — The Historic National Road in Ohio
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

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