Historic Amesville

Historic Amesville (HMA3M)

Location: Amesville, OH 45711 Athens County
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N 39° 24.038', W 81° 57.341'

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Pioneers began arriving in Ames Township in 1797, making it one of the earliest settlements in the Northwest Territory. As early as 1804, the village purchased enough books to create a library. It is known today as the Coonskin Library because it was financed through the sale of animal pelts. Amesville was a center for commerce and education and was also an important stop on the Underground Railroad, as residents assisted countless slaves from the South on their way to freedom.
HM NumberHMA3M
Placed ByTEAM Athens County
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 8:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 417713 N 4361672
Decimal Degrees39.40063333, -81.95568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.038', W 81° 57.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 2.28" N, 81° 57' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 State St, Amesville OH 45711, US
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