Home of General Nathaniel Massie - Bainbridge, OH
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N 39° 13.251 W 083° 17.658
17S E 301940 N 4343793
Quick Description: Home of General Nathaniel Massie
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 8/31/2009 12:44:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM74DP
Home of General Nathaniel Massie
Built 1800, One Fourth Mile South
Nathaniel Massie, Born Goochland County Virginia, December 28, 1763. 1800 Married Sarah Everard Mead. Died November 13, 1813.
Revolutionar Soldier, Surveyor of wilderness then known as Northwest Territory and location of Revolutionary War land grants.
1786-87 Cut road Lexington, Kentucky to Great Kanawha River
1791 Founded Manchester, Ohio
1790-94 Explored Little Miami and Scioto Rivers to their sources
April 1796 Founded Chillicothe, Ohio
Massie was members of convention framing first Ohio constitution, was first speaker of state legislature
1799 organized first militia Northwest Territory, Commissioned Major General
1805 Founded Bainbridge Ohio, one of fourteen towns founded by him.
Erected: Sept. 23, 1938
Group that erected the marker: Ohio Society Daughters of the American Colonists
Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
2777 US Highway 50 W
Bainbridge, OH USA
URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed
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