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Waynesville in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Bullskin Trace

 
 
The Bullskin Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 24, 2011
1. The Bullskin Trace Marker
Inscription. Approximately ½ mile east of this point lies The Bullskin Trace. It was an Indian trail that led from the Ohio River to Detroit, Michigan. It was used by such notables as Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton, and Tecumseh. It was designated a public highway February 4, 1807, and named the Xenia State Road. It was used during the War of 1812 to transport supplies and troops from the Ohio River to the Great Lakes area. It was also part of the Underground Railroad system.
 
Erected by Dallas R. Bogan and the Warren County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 30.124′ N, 83° 59.927′ W. Marker is in Waynesville, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Miriam Lane and Cornyn Drive on Miriam Lane. Click for map. This historical marker is located in Hatton Lukens Park, on the eastern edge of the community, just east of State Route 73 and off of Harveysburg Road. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesville OH 45068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harveysburg / The Harveysburg School (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Evans House (approx. 5 miles away); Friends Burial Ground (approx. 5.3 miles
The Bullskin Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 24, 2011
2. The Bullskin Trace Marker
View of the historical marker on the edge of the soccer fields.
away); Historic Little Miami River (approx. 7.2 miles away); George Barrett Cement House (approx. 7.4 miles away); Twin Mounds & Parallel Walls (approx. 8 miles away); Astronomical Alignments (approx. 8.2 miles away); Middle Fort Ditch Construction (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waynesville.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRNative AmericansRoads & VehiclesWar of 1812
 
The Bullskin Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 24, 2011
3. The Bullskin Trace Marker
View of the park sign which is where the historical marker is located.
The Bullskin Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 24, 2011
4. The Bullskin Trace Marker
Another view of the historical marker at the community recreational park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 666 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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