James Heaton (1770-1856) Founder of Niles
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rattlebars
N 41° 10.788 W 080° 45.908
17T E 519698 N 4558743
Quick Description: Situated directly across the street from the William McKinley Birthplace marker and house.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 3/18/2007 8:40:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM1AWK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BlackBrownDog
Views: 52

Long Description:
1806 - Built his log cabin home in Heaton Park, Vienna Avenue. 1806/07 - Constructed a grist mill, dam and mill race along Mosquito Creek. 1809 - Manufactured first bar iron in Ohio. 1812/13 - Constructed "Maria" blast furnace. 1820 - Built his residence at 1355 Robbins Avenue. 1834 - Platted 54 downtown lots. Names settlement "Nilestown."
Marker Number: 6-78

County: Trumbull

Significance of Location: Person

Website address: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

Additional Coordinate description: Not listed

Bicentenial Mark: Not Listed

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