Urbana in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In Memory of Simon Kenton
Erected 1987 by The Ohio Gun Collectors Association and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-11.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 40° 6.141′ N, 83° 44.16′ W. Marker is in Urbana, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is on Patrik Avenue (Ohio Route 54) 0.1 miles south of Jefferson Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is located in the southeast section of Urbana, at the entrance to Oakdale Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Urbana OH 43078, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Quincy Adams Ward (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. William Ward (about 600 feet away); Capt. Simon Kenton (approx. ¼ mile away); General Robert Lawrence Eichelberger (approx. 0.4 miles away); Simon Kenton (approx. 0.9 miles away); War Council of 1812 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Billy "Single" Clifford /Clifford Theater (approx. 0.9 miles away); Champaign County Civil War Memorial (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Urbana.
Also see . . .
1. Simon Kenton, Frontiersman. This is a link to a site that is built and sponsored by Jon Hagee along with information gathered from other Kenton descendants and family friends.
2. Simon Kenton. This is a link to information provided by Touring Ohio.
3. Simon Kenton. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central.
4. Simon Kenton. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,533 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on August 6, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.