Near Waldo in Marion County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
A stockade fort built by
Captain Taylor about 1812 and
a place of common refuge
for the pioneers during
many Indian attacks.
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C55.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
Location. 40° 26.538′ N, 83° 4.437′ W. Marker is near Waldo, Ohio, in Marion County. Marker is on Brundage Road (Local Route 125) 0.7 miles north of Ohio Route 229, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Although this historical marker is located along the west side of Brundage Road, it is also located along the east side of the northbound lane of US 23, just north of the intersection of US 23 and State Route 229. The only reason that one should use Brundage Road to view this marker is because the marker is on the Brundage Road side of a property line fence. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7228 Brundage Road, Waldo OH 43356, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harrison Military Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Waldo Township Veterans Memorial Radnor Cemetery Lych Gate (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Marion County Trial of Bill Anderson (approx. 6 miles away); The Underground Railroad (approx. 6 miles away); Prospect War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Prospect State Route 47 Bridge (approx. 6.2 miles away); Greenville Treaty Boundary Line (approx. 7.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waldo.
More about this marker. This historical marker was part of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail series which was put in place in 1930 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Ohio's Revolutionary War era Battle of Piqua, by the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .
1. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail System. A description of the Revolutionary Memorial Trail System developed by the state of Ohio in 1929 - 1930. (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Cartographic Map of the (Western) Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail, 1930. This is a link to information provided by the Midpointe Library System. Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Ohio. (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
3. 1931 'Biennium Report of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission'. This is a link to information provided by the Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission's website, regarding the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission's military trails system and trail markers. (Submitted on March 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 •
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