John Gray Memorial
at Roadside Park on SR 821 South of Belle Valley, Gray is
thought to be the last survivor of the Revolutionary War in
the nation. He died on March 29, 1868, at the age of 104.
The park is a quiet and restful place offering sheltered picnic
areas with tables. Restrooms are also available.
Located behind the Roadside Park and picnic area is a display
of panels showing how coal is formed and mining procedures.
This area is furnished by "The Ohioans For Coal Promotion,
Inc". Located directly across the road you will also
find the Inn At Belle Valley.
Suggested Activity - During your exploration of Noble County,
seek out the actual grave and tombstone of John Gray near
Brookfield Township Road 1130. For more clues check the Hidden