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The Act of Congress in 1806 which authorized the construction of the National Road required that mile markers be placed at regular intervals. These reference points reassured travelers that they were following the correct route. They also indicate…
Side A In the early 1800s, opposing attitudes existed in the separate communities of Putnam and Zanesville. Anti-slavery New Englanders settled Putnam while pro-slavery Virginians and Kentuckians settled Zanesville. The Emancipation Society of Pu…
(original medallion- The Mt. Vernon Bridge Co, Mt. Vernon Ohio 1909) Warrern Riveted Pony Truss Bridge erected along the Zane Trace over Salt Creek Moved to National Road Zane Grey Museum in 2000
Welcome to the National Road The National road crosses six states from Baltimore, Maryland to East St. Louis, Illinois. The road fulfilled the dreams of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson to build an all-weather route across the Allegheny M…
The Act of Congress in 1806, which authorized the construction of the National Road, required that mile markers be placed at regular intervals. These reference points reassured travelers that they were following the correct route. They also indica…
1828 (DAR logo) 1936 In memory of the pioneers who built this "S" bridge the Ohio Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Names on the helmets of military men from Muskingum County who gave their lives for freedom in WWII and the Korean War [Roll of Honored Dead]
Nelson Talbot Gant was freed from slavery by the last will and testament of his owner, John Nixon, September of 1845 in Loudoun County, Virginia. However, Gant's wife, Maria, was a slave to Jane Russell of Leesburg, Virginia. According to Virginia…
FrontNelson T. Gant as one of Zanesville's most prominent African American citizens. Born into slavery on the Woodburn Estate of John Nixon of Loudoun County, Virginia on May 10, 1821, Nelson was given is freedom by the provisions of his master's …
This is a "rubbing" wall which depicts the proudhistory of Zanesville and Muskingum County.Historic images are surrounded by tilesdepicting foliage from the Ohio Buckeye tree.The images are in order of their datesbeginning with the image to your r…