Ohio County / State of Pennsylvania

Ohio County / State of Pennsylvania (HM5ZS)

Location: West Alexander, PA 15376 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 6.2', W 80° 31.133'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 110 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
Ohio County. Formed in 1776 from West Augusta. Named for the river which bears an Indian name meaning "Beautiful River." Scene of last battle of the Revolution, 1782. Visited by La Salle, Celoron, Gist, Washington, and later explorers.

State of Pennsylvania. Named for William Penn to whom it was granted in 1881 by Charles II. In 1682, Penn made his first settlement at Philadelphia. Earlier settlements had been made by the Swedes in 1638. It was one of the 13 original colonies.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM5ZS
Tags
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:29pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 541006 N 4439337
Decimal Degrees40.10333333, -80.51888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 6.2', W 80° 31.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 6' 12.00" N, 80° 31' 7.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 US-40, West Alexander PA 15376, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway
1.2 miles
Miller's Blockhouse
1.33 miles
Ray's Arithmetic
1.58 miles
Rice's Fort
2.66 miles
Roney's Point
4.66 miles
Claysville
5.7 miles
Claysville Veterans Memorial
6.15 miles
West Liberty
6.21 miles
Triadelphia
6.72 miles
Archibald McLean
7.21 miles

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. What year was the marker erected?
  10. Who or what organization placed the marker?
  11. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  12. Is the marker in the median?