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

Forest Hill Union Cemetery

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
1. Forest Hill Union Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  On March 20, 1868, the Ohio General Assembly passed a revision to the Ohio Revised Code allowing for a municipality and a township to join together in purchasing land for a shared cemetery. On April 24, 1868, the Washington Township Trustees passed a resolution creating Forest Hill Union Cemetery. This cemetery was to be shared with the City of Piqua and became the first mutual cemetery between a municipality and a township in Ohio.
 
Erected 2007 by Miami County Milestones Committee, Piqua Community Foundation, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 14-55.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1825.
 
Location. 40° 9.91′ N, 84° 15.351′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is on Broadway Riverside Drive (Ohio Route 66), on the left when traveling north. Marker is just south of the cemetery office.
Forest Hill Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
2. Forest Hill Union Cemetery Marker
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Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8660 State Route 66, 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. Piqua (within shouting distance of this marker); Piqua Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William H. Pitsenbarger (about 400 feet away); Piqua's Vietnam Home Front / William H. Pitsenbarger (about 400 feet away); United Spanish War Veterans (about 400 feet away); Alexander Post No. 158 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Prehistoric Indian Mound (approx. 0.9 miles away); Johnston Barn (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piqua.
 
Forest Hill Union Cemetery Office image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
3. Forest Hill Union Cemetery Office
Forest Hill Union Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2009
4. Forest Hill Union Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,241 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 17, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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