Clark Stone House

Clark Stone House (HM2GFX)

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N 39° 5.788', W 84° 22.084'

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The Clark Stone House, constructed around 1801 by
James Clark (1765-1852), is one of the oldest standing
stone houses in Ohio. Clark, who served as a drummer in the Battle of Yorktown (1781), came with his
family to Anderson Township in 1797 and bought this
land along Clough Creek. Clark was a mathematician,
taught school, ran a distillery, operated an orchard
nursery and served as a justice of the peace, a judge,
and a state legislator. The two-story dressed lime
stone house was sold to the Leuser family in 1864,
was acquired by the related Messmer family in 1923,
and sold to Anderson Township in 1995.
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Year Placed2018
Placed ByAnderson Township, Ohio; The Ohio History Connection
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 727610 N 4330779
Decimal Degrees39.09646667, -84.36806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.788', W 84° 22.084'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 47.28" N, 84° 22' 5.04" W
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