John Boggs Memorial

John Boggs Memorial (HM8UY)

Location: Kingston, OH 45644 Pickaway County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 30.58', W 82° 57.362'

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(West Face)

Capt. John Boggs, born in Western Penn. 1738. Married Jane Irwin and raised a large family on the frontier. Near Wheeling W.Va. one son Wm. was taken prisoner by the Indians, in view of his Fathers cabin, which is here represented. Another, James was killed by them near Cambridge O. Emigrated to Ohio and built his cabin on this spot 1798 and died 1826.

(South Face)

Under the spreading branches of A Magnificent Elm tree near by, is where Logan, the Mingo Chief, made his celebrated speech and where Lord Dunmore concluded his treaty with the Indians in 1774, and thereby opened this country for the settlement of our ForeFathers.

(East Face)

Maj. John Boggs. Born near Wheeling W.Va. 1775. Moved to Ohio with his father, 1798. Married Sarah McMechen 1800. Raised eight children all born in a cabin that stood on this spot. His wife Sarah died 1851. He died 1862.

(North Face)

Erected by John Boggs Jr. to the memory of his GrandFather and Father. Soldier, Scout, and Pioneer.
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HM NumberHM8UY
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Placed ByJohn Boggs Jr
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 12:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 331839 N 4375163
Decimal Degrees39.50966667, -82.95603333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.58', W 82° 57.362'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 34.80" N, 82° 57' 21.72" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29201 Township Hwy 52, Kingston OH 45644, US
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