Home of General Nathaniel Massie

Home of General Nathaniel Massie (HM13FC)

Location: Bainbridge, OH 45612 Ross County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 13.25', W 83° 17.653'

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Built 1800, One Fourth Mile South

Nathaniel Massie, born Goochland County, Virginia, December 28, 1763, 1800 married Sarah Everard Mead, died November 13, 1813.

Revolutionary soldier; surveyor of wilderness then known as Northwest Territory and locator of Revolutionary War land grants.

1780-87 Cut road Lexington, Kentucky, to Great Kanawha River.

1791 Founded Manchester, Ohio.

1790-94 Explored Little Miami and Scioto Rivers to their sources.

April 1796 Founded Chillicothe, Ohio.

Massie was member of convention framing first Ohio constitution. Was first Speaker of State Legislature.

1799 Organized first militia northwest Territory. Commissioned major general.

1803 Founded Bainbridge, Ohio. One of fourteen towns founded by him.
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HM NumberHM13FC
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Year Placed1938
Placed ByOhio Society, Daughters of the American Colonists
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:51am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 301948 N 4343791
Decimal Degrees39.22083333, -83.29421667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 13.25', W 83° 17.653'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 13' 15.00" N, 83° 17' 39.18" W
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Area Code(s)740, 937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1426 Unnamed Road, Bainbridge OH 45612, US
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