Village Smithy - c.1890

Village Smithy - c.1890 (HMHJ6)

Location: Coshocton, OH 43812 Coshocton County
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N 40° 16.815', W 81° 52.556'

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Roscoe has a long history with blacksmithing, but not always at this location. Originally consisting of a two-story center section with a one-story south wing, our smithy was constructed c.1890 as a stable. In 1905, the original south wing was demolished and a new one built by 1912. C.1925 the building was home to an automobile garage. The north wing was added by 1930. A local blacksmith, Cleon "Tinker" Dobson had his shop in this building from 1932 to his retirement in the early 1970s. The building was renovated by Roscoe Village Foundation in 1978.
HM NumberHMHJ6
Placed ByRoscoe Village Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 5:36pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 425536 N 4459230
Decimal Degrees40.28025000, -81.87593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 16.815', W 81° 52.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 16' 48.90" N, 81° 52' 33.36" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 470 N Whitewoman St, Coshocton OH 43812, US
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