Scioto Trail

Scioto Trail (HMBE1)

Location: Upper Arlington, OH 43220 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 2.736', W 83° 5.667'

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A network of Native American trails, usually following waterways, traversed Ohio and often determined the routes of military roads and improved highways. U.S. Route 33 follows the route of the Scioto Trail from the confluence of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers to State Route 161, where U.S. Route 33 becomes State Route 257. The Scioto Trail extended from the mouth of the Scioto River at Portsmouth (also known as Shawnee Town) to Sandusky Bay and connected the Shawnee's hunting grounds in Kentucky with Lake Erie. The trail ran along the Scioto River, the Little Scioto River, and the Sandusky River with a portage between the Little Scioto and Sandusky rivers in Crawford County. The Scioto Trail, used for warfare, trade, and migration, was one of the most important trails in the Old Northwest.
HM NumberHMBE1
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number55-25
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Upper Arlington Historical Society, Upper Arlington Rotary, and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker Condition
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:11pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] DENISE SHEDLOSKI   
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 321330 N 4434920
Decimal Degrees40.04560000, -83.09445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.736', W 83° 5.667'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 44.16" N, 83° 5' 40.02" W
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Area Code(s)614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4510-4598 Riverside Dr, Upper Arlington OH 43220, US
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