Scioto Park Stone #2

Scioto Park Stone #2 (HM1OO3)

Location: Delaware, OH 43015 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 17.379', W 83° 8.704'

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The Atkinson Farm

— A Series of Four Stones —

The Atkinson Farm was located at this location since the McClure Road
ran by this site approximately 500 feet north of here. The holding had
ready access to a main road and was not hampered by being isolated deep
in the fields as it is today. The Atkinson family consisted of four people,
the Father, Wirtz, his wife, and two boys, David and James. David was killed
at Shiloh and James was not a capable or responsible person. He
once burned one of the barns to get rid of a rooster who awakened him
in the morning by his crowing. The rooster fled the burning barn to crow
another day. The neighbors assisted in a community effort in building a
new barn.
These fine neighbors and friends retired and the McClure Brothers,
James and John bought the farm in 1873. The buildings were torn down
as they had become dangerous in about 1916 by Mr. Henry Strauzer at the
request of John McClure.
HM NumberHM1OO3
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 19th, 2015 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 317666 N 4462114
Decimal Degrees40.28965000, -83.14506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.379', W 83° 8.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 22.74" N, 83° 8' 42.24" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)614, 740
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4357 Marysville Rd, Delaware OH 43015, US
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