Fortified Settlement

Fortified Settlement (HMBT1)

Location: Lowell, OH 45744 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 31.659', W 81° 30.351'

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About 800 feet south of this point, on the south bank of the Muskingum River is the site of the
Fortified Settlement

Erected in April, 1799, by Nicholas Coburn, Robert Allison, Nathan Kinney, William Davis and their families, and Oliver Dodge, Daniel Davis, Joseph Simons and Asa Coburn.

This temporary settlement was used until the end of Indian hostilities when each man began to clear his own land. The colony was organized by Nicholas Coburn. The settlement was located on land owned by Nathan Kinney.

Erected by the people of this communityApril 7, 1938
HM NumberHMBT1
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe People of Lowell
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 1:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 456524 N 4375455
Decimal Degrees39.52765000, -81.50585000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 31.659', W 81° 30.351'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 31' 39.54" N, 81° 30' 21.06" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 223 Lock St, Lowell OH 45744, US
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