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Piqua in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Forest Hill Union Cemetery

 
 
Forest Hill Union Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
1. Forest Hill Union Cemetery Marker
Inscription. On March 20, 1868, the Ohio General Assembly passed a revision to the Ohio Revised Code allowing for a municipality and a township to join together in purchasing land for a shared cemetery. On April 24, 1868, the Washington Township Trustees passed a resolution creating Forest Hill Union Cemetery. This cemetery was to be shared with the City of Piqua and became the first mutual cemetery between a municipality and a township in Ohio.
 
Erected 2007 by Miami County Milestones Committee, Piqua Community Foundation, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 14-55.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 9.91′ N, 84° 15.351′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is on Broadway Riverside Drive (Ohio Route 66), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is just south of the cemetery office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8660 State Route 66, Piqua OH 45356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Piqua Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piqua's Vietnam Home Front / William H. Pitsenbarger
Forest Hill Union Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
2. Forest Hill Union Cemetery Marker
(about 400 feet away); United Spanish War Veterans (about 400 feet away); Alexander Post No. 158 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Johnston Barn (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Pickawillany (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pickawillany (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Johnston (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Piqua.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment
 
Forest Hill Union Cemetery Office Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
3. Forest Hill Union Cemetery Office
Forest Hill Union Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
4. Forest Hill Union Cemetery
 
 
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