Gettysburg, Ohio: Foot Print Rock

A rock with a human footprint? And right on the side of the road, too. People who have placed a foot in the footprint have claimed to have traveled back in time!

Address:
US Hwy 40, Gettysburg, OH
Directions:
FROM WEST: I-70 exit 156B (Indiana), then east on US 40. FROM EAST: I-70 exit 10 (Ohio), north on Hwy 127, then turn left (west) onto US 40. Footprint Rock is on the north side of US 40, a half-mile east of the tiny town of Gettysburg, or 1.8 miles west of County Road 726. Look for the small brown sign. Just east of the sign are several small metal silos on the south side of the road, and a patch of empty land that once had a gas station on the north side of the road.
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Foot Print Rock.

Foot Print Rock

An official brown highway sign marks the location of Foot Print Rock.

[Christine Lillesand, 11/16/2022]
Footprint Rock

This location did have a gas station and a diner. My parents, John and Margaret Utsinger, owned the property in the mid-1940s. They operated it for a couple of years before selling and moving back to West Alexandria.

[Jan Utsinger Turner, 04/20/2018]

Foot Print Rock.

Foot Print Rock

It's located directly in front of the brown sign that says "Foot Print Rock," close to the road.

[Kayla, 08/14/2017]
Foot Print Rock

Foot Print Rock is only about 10 feet away from the sign. Don't waste your time searching the fields by the other piles of rocks. It is right off the highway on the north side.

[Chris Cummings, 12/29/2015]

Footprint Rock.

Foot Print Rock

It is in the grass, so you have to look for the sign on the right side of the road...or you will miss it. You also have to use your imagination on this one!!

[Penny, 11/13/2012]

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