Located in the center of the Village
of New Hampton which was platted
on the 4th of July, 1822 by Samuel
Jones and Samuel Sexton.  The village
stood on the Old State Road which
ran from Franklinton Columbus to
Springfield, built ca. 1806.

Here lie the remains of the families
who first settled this wilderness,
including the remains of Rev. Isaac
Jones, founder of the Village of
Jefferson. Rev. Jones also founded
the Baptist church in 1820 and was
an associate judge Court of Common
Pleas for Madison County. He died
at the age of 40 yrs on Sept. 22, 1842
On Sept 13, 1830 he had the plat of
the Village of Jefferson recorded,
shortly thereafter the Village of
New Hampton ceased to exist as
people and buildings were moved to
the new town.

Erected during the bicentennial year,
A.D. 1976, by interested citizens,
organizations and township trustees.