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Hamilton in Butler County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fort Hamilton

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2009
1. Fort Hamilton Marker
Inscription.
Built by General St. Clair in 1791, on his campaign against the Indians.

It was enlarged in 1792 and used by General Wayne in 1793, on his march to Fallen Timbers.
 
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 39° 24.045′ N, 84° 33.886′ W. Marker is in Hamilton, Ohio, in Butler County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (Ohio Route 129/177) and Monument Avenue, on the right when traveling east on High Street. Click for map. Marker is adjacent to the NE side of the Soldiers, Sailors, and Pioneers Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Hamilton OH 45013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of Fort Hamilton (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers, Sailors, and Pioneers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); French Exploration (within shouting distance of this marker); The High-Main Street Bridge
Fort Hamilton Marker image. Click for more information.
Image courtesy of the Ohio History Connection, May 5, 1937
2. Fort Hamilton Marker
For additional information at the "Ohio Memory" records regarding both Fort Hamilton and this marker,
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Old Log Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Heritage Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hamilton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Hamilton. (Submitted on May 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 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 30, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. 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 4, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Fort Hamilton, O.R.M.C. Marker: C-9. This is a link to information provided by the "Ohio Memory" records. (Submitted on March 17, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. 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
Fort Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2009
3. Fort Hamilton Marker
Looking SE, with the Butler County Courthouse in the distance.
military trails system and trail markers. (Submitted on March 23, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesHeroesMilitaryNative AmericansNotable EventsNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map image. Click for full size.
Image courtesy of the MidPointe Library System (www.MidPointeLibrary.org)
4. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map
A view of an original Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map, from 1930. For a better view double click on this picture.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,109 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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