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

J. Scott Garbry

 
 
J. Scott Garbry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
1. J. Scott Garbry Marker
Inscription. J. Scott Garbry, a 1986 inductee into the Ohio Conservation Hall of Fame, had a lifelong commitment and passion for conservation, historic preservation, and education. His gift of land and artifacts to the Upper Valley JVS led to the creation of the Willowbrook Environmental Education Center and Garbry Museum. He was also instrumental in providing land for the site of the Piqua High School and for Garbry Woods of the Miami County Park District. These gifts make it possible to appreciate and experience Ohio's natural and historic heritage.
 
Erected 2007 by Miami County Milestones Committee, Miami County Foundation, Piqua Community Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 18-55.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 9.017′ N, 84° 11.881′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 36 and Troy-Sidney Road (County Highway 25A), on the left when traveling east on U.S. 36. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piqua OH 45356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rural Electrification
J. Scott Garbry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
2. J. Scott Garbry Marker
Looking southeast, with US Route 36 to right of photo, passing in front of house.
(approx. mile away); Vice Admiral Stephen Clegg Rowan (approx. 2.1 miles away); Randolph Settlement (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Village of Huntersville (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lock Nine (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lock Nine Riverfront Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); The 1913 Flood (approx. 2.2 miles away); Capt. Don Gentile (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Piqua.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEducationEnvironmentNatural FeaturesNotable Persons
 
 
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