Tappan (HMOEI)

Location: Scio, OH 43988 Harrison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 21.278', W 81° 12.477'

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Tappan was platted by John Marshall on March 4, 1837, on the main highway between Cadiz and New Philadelphia. One of the town's best-known residents was Mary Jobe Ackley, who gained international fame as an explorer, author, lecturer, and conservationist. A colony of freed slaves was once located two miles outside of town. The colony had its own school, church, and cemetery. Most of the buildings in Tappan were torn down or moved during the late 1930s to make way for the construction of Tappan Dam.
Year Placed1998
Placed ByScenic Byway Task Force
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 7:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 482341 N 4467140
Decimal Degrees40.35463333, -81.20795000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 21.278', W 81° 12.477'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 21' 16.68" N, 81° 12' 28.62" W
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Area Code(s)740, 330
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32469-32493 Cadiz-Dennison Rd, Scio OH 43988, US
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