New Hampton and Ludlow's Road

New Hampton and Ludlow's Road (HM83F)

Location: West Jefferson, OH 43162 Madison County
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N 39° 56.418', W 83° 16.167'

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On September 8, 1803, the year that Ohio became a state, the Associate Judges of Franklin County ordered that a road be constructed "leading from the Public Square in Franklinton to Springfield, Greene County." This road came to be known as The Old State Road or Ludlow's Road. On this spot in the summer of 1822, the Village of New Hampton was laid out, the road being Main Street of the village. New Hampton was the forerunner of West Jefferson. It fell into oblivion eight to nine years later when West Jefferson was developed along the National Road. All that remains of New Hampton is the cemetery and this part of the road.
HM NumberHM83F
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number2-49
Year Placed2003
Placed ByWest Jefferson Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 306102 N 4423597
Decimal Degrees39.94030000, -83.26945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.418', W 83° 16.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 25.08" N, 83° 16' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 241-299 Frey Ave, West Jefferson OH 43162, US
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