Near Millville in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1815 - 1873
William Holmes McGuffey, author of the Eclectic Series of Readers, was ordained a Presbyterian minister in a log meeting house on this site in 1829. The ordination was performed by Robert Bishop, President of Miami University, and other ministers from the Oxford Presbytery. McGuffey's Christian character is an example and model for all teachers and students in America.
Erected 1984 by George Mott/Mott Media, Smith History Library and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-9.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 39° 24.335′ N, 84° 41.421′ W. Marker is near Millville, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Reily-Millville Road 0.1 miles east of Salman Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamilton OH 45013, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stillwell Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Stillwell’s Corners (approx. 3.6 miles away); Founding Members of the Morgan Township Fire Department Paddy's Run (approx. 5.7 miles away); 1858 Morgan Township House / Copperheadism in Butler County (approx. 5.7 miles away); Rossville Historic District (approx. 6.6 miles away); Birthplace of William Bebb (approx. 6.6 miles away); High-Main Street Bridge (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. William Holmes McGuffey. (Submitted on November 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. William Holmes McGuffey Collection. (Submitted on November 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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