The Moravian Trail

The Moravian Trail (HM1IGM)

Location: Deersville, OH 44693 Harrison County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 18.473', W 81° 11.225'

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This ridge road west from Cadiz through Deersville to the Tuscarawas Valley is known locally as the Moravian Trail. Originally an Indian path, it became an important trail for the frontiersmen. The men who participated in the Gnadenhutten Massacre, March 8, 1872, used this trail. In June, 1872, as part of Crawford's defeated army fled eastward from pursuing Indians along this road. Both of these parties were led by Col. David Williamson, and the entire route from the Ohio to the Tuscarawas is know in history as Williamson's Trail.
Marker Number1
Year Placed1964
Placed ByHarrison County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 21st, 2014 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 484102 N 4461946
Decimal Degrees40.30788333, -81.18708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 18.473', W 81° 11.225'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 18' 28.38" N, 81° 11' 13.5" W
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Area Code(s)740
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Mallernee Rd, Deersville OH 44693, US
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