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Birthplace of Swine Improvement in America

 
 
Birthplace of Swine Improvement in America Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
1. Birthplace of Swine Improvement in America Marker
Inscription. First Ohio Testing Station 1946
 
Erected 1961.
 
Location. 39° 44.2′ N, 84° 37.501′ W. Marker is in Eaton, Ohio, in Preble County. Marker can be reached from South Franklin St.. Click for map. Marker is in the Preble County Fairgrounds, off South Franklin Street (Ohio Route 122), about 50 feet south of the racetrack and southwest of the grandstand. Marker is in this post office area: Eaton OH 45320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roberts Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roberts Bridge / Timber Covered Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); William Bruce (approx. 0.8 miles away); Preble County Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mound Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Monument at Mound Hill Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ortt's Preble County Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Site of Fort St. Clair (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eaton.
 
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Birthplace of Swine Improvement in America Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
2. Birthplace of Swine Improvement in America Marker
Racetrack and grandstands in background.
 
 
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