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Piqua in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Fruit Kiln

 
 
The Fruit Kiln Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, August 24, 2019
1. The Fruit Kiln Marker
Inscription.  The Johnstons sold dried apples, which were processed in the original of this reconstructed fruit kiln. Sliced apples were placed on trays in the kiln, the doors closed, and a fire built in the firebox underneath. It took about 24 hours to dry a kiln-load.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 10.758′ N, 84° 15.442′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker can be reached from North Hardin Road (County Route 110) 0.1 miles north of Hardin Alt Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9845 N Hardin Rd, Piqua OH 45356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Courtyard (here, next to this marker); Site of Smokehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cider House (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnston Barn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prehistoric Indian Mound (about 600 feet away); Indian Agency House
The Fruit Kiln image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, August 24, 2019
2. The Fruit Kiln
(approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Pickawillany (approx. ¼ mile away); Pickawillany (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piqua.
 
Inside the Fruit Kiln image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, August 24, 2019
3. Inside the Fruit Kiln
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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