Piqua in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lock Nine Riverfront Park
Introduction and Summary
The panels displayed here provide a brief encapsulation of personalities and events that led to the growth and development of the Piqua, Ohio area. The events listed on the panels concentrate on an area within a five mile radius of Lock Nine Park.
Erected by City of Piqua.
Location. 40° 8.849′ N, 84° 14.296′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street (U.S. 36) and Spring Street, on the left when traveling west on Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 E. Water Street, Piqua OH 45356, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Lock Nine (a few steps from this marker); The 1913 Flood (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capt. Don Gentile (about 500 feet away); Public Square (about 500 feet away); The Mills Brothers (about 600 feet away); Piqua Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); William Moore McCullough / Civil Rights Movement in Piqua (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piqua.
More about this marker. This marker introduces a series of historical markers that are mounted along a 200 foot brick wall in Lock Nine Riverfront Park.
Also see . . . Lock Nine Riverfront Park web site. (Submitted on March 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Notable Events • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 869 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.