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The arrival of the Columbus and Hocking Valley Railroad in 1869 led to the decline of the Hocking Canal and assured Nelsonville's prominence as a major shipping point of coal and industrial products. The portion of the railway from Logan in Nelson…
Land donated by Daniel Nelson founder of Nelsonvillefor a public burial ground Earliest known interment wasFeb. 9, 1835 for Ruth Bason Bellowsfollowed by Daniel Nelson May 27, 1835 Last known burial was in 1953
In Memorialto all Unknown Deadin all Wars Known Only to God
This tablet is erected in honor of Daniel Nelson founder of Nelsonvillewho donated the ground for theFort Street Cemeterythe Public Square and this lotfor School and Meeting House purposes This stone was a part of the doorwayof the first school…
Built the first A.C. electric generator, west of the Allegheny Mountains, on Myers Street in Nelsonville, Ohio, in 1888.
Center marker:In Honor and TributeTo All Veterans of All WarsAug. 20, 1972Presented by Parade of the Hills Left marker:In Honor and Memoryof the VietnamConflict VeteransPresented by Parade of the Hills CommitteeMay 18, 1991 Right marker:In H…
Side A: Following a wage reduction from 70 to 60 cents per ton after many Hocking Valley coal mines consolidated in 1883, the Ohio Miners' Amalgamated Association struck on June 23, 1884. The operators responded by offering an even smaller tonn…
This section of Route 33 in the City of Nelsonville is constructed on the site of the former Hocking Canal. This early waterway, a tremendous factor in the industrial development of the Hocking Coal District of Ohio, was completed to this poin…
Reconstructed on this site, this lookout tower once stood off S.R. 278 southwest of Nelsonville in Athens County. Known as the Snake Ridge Lookout Tower this tower was originally built in 1939. Many of the lookout towers were built by the Civil…
Rock weights were in drawbridge at Harper Street crossing of Hocking Canal.