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A Quaker, he wielded great influence in ship design during the early years of our country 1794 clerk, United States War Department 1795- 1798 assistant Navy Constructor 1798- 1801 Navy Constructor and Superintendent of Buildings, Gosport, …
Colerain Township was the location of the earliest Quaker settlement and the first organized Friends Meeting in Ohio. The first meeting house was built in 1800. The log structure burned and was replaced with this brick building in 1815. The …
Side A: William Dean Howells"The Dean of American Letters"Author, editor, and social critic William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was born in Martins Ferry, the son of an itinerant printer and publisher. Self-educated, Howells learned the printer's cra…
To the sturdy pioneerswho made their homes hereas early as1785giving to Ohioit's first organized government andto the city ofMartins Ferrythe honor of beingthe oldest in the state
In memory ofElizabeth Zanewhose heroic deedsaved Fort Henry in 1782 Erected May 30, 1928
Side A:The Walnut Grove Cemetery is the burial place of members of the Zane and Martin families. Their graves lie within the brick enclosure. The cemetery is also the resting-place of many early Martins Ferry residents, including veterans of the R…