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Eaton in Preble County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mary Lander

Preble County Historical Society

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2019
1. Mary Lander Marker
Close-up view of the text.
Inscription.  
1792 .................... 1935

Sacred to the Memory of
Mary Lander
and the
Preble County Historical Society

These 12 acres where the Indians have trod, were donated to the Fort St. Clair Park to be kept in their virgin state as, in 1792, when the battle was fought between the Indian, Little Turtle and General Arthur St. Clair for these grounds.

Mary Lander - Mary Gould Brooke
William Reel - Chester Hunter
Frank Mitchell - John V. Dye

November 1792 ~ 1935


 
Erected 1935 by Preble County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 44.286′ N, 84° 39.418′ W. Marker is in Eaton, Ohio, in Preble County. Marker can be reached from Camden Road (Ohio Route 355) near Main Street (Ohio Route 122), on the right when traveling south. This marker is located in the Fort St. Clair Park, along the main park roadway, where a park hiking trail crosses the roadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 Camden Road, Eaton OH 45320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Mary Lander Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2019
2. Mary Lander Marker
View of the plaque affixed to the side of a large boulder.
walking distance of this marker. Preble County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Physicians in the Indian Wars / Roster of Physicians in the Indian Wars (about 500 feet away); The Whispering Oak (about 500 feet away); Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial (about 500 feet away); World War I Memorial (about 500 feet away); Site of Fort St. Clair (about 700 feet away); Ortt's Preble County Civil War Memorial (approx. mile away); Mound Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eaton.
 
More about this marker. The marker is actually a bronze plaque that is affixed to a large boulder.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational AreasWars, US Indian
 
Mary Lander Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2019
3. Mary Lander Marker
Distant view, looking southwest along the park roadway, of the featured marker, situated along the side of the roadway.
Mary Lander Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2019
4. Mary Lander Marker
View, looking southwest along the park roadway, of the featured marker, situated along the side of the roadway, and at the edge of the woods.
Mary Lander Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2019
5. Mary Lander Marker
View, looking south along the park walking trail, of the featured marker, situated at the intersection of the walking trail and roadway.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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