Remarkable Ohio

Serpent Mound Marker
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6-78 The Setting

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Side A: James Heaton (1770-1856) Founder of Niles. 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." Side B: Same. Same