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This rough-cut native sandstone was found at the archaeological excavation at the historic Fort Steuben (site #33JE54) in Steubenville, Jefferson County. Fort Steuben was originally constructed in 1786 to protect the surveyors of the Northwest Territory as they laid out the townships of the first Seven Ranges. Subsequent settlement of Jefferson County and the entire Midwest began with the work of these surveyors. | Jefferson

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Jefferson.jpg - This rough-cut native sandstone was found at the archaeological excavation at the historic Fort Steuben (site #33JE54) in Steubenville, Jefferson County.  Fort Steuben was originally constructed in 1786 to protect the surveyors of the Northwest Territory as they laid out the townships of the first Seven Ranges.  Subsequent settlement of Jefferson County and the entire Midwest began with the work of these surveyors.

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