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Near Pomeroy in Meigs County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Three Sycamore Trees

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
1. The Three Sycamore Trees Marker
Inscription.  
The Three Sycamore Trees
were planted on the Ohio River bank by George Nye shortly after the close of WWI, as a memorial for the first three soldiers from Meigs County killed in WWI.
Pvt McKinley (Kinney) Thompson of Minersville 2/2/1897 - 9/15/1918
Pvt. Lewis E. Daniels of Chester 8/31/1888 - 8/23/1918
Pvt. Charles V. Baumgardner of Pomeroy 4/11/1889 - 10/20/1918
The name markers and one tree have been gone for several years.
 
Erected 2020 by Meigs County Historical Society and the Middleport-Pomeroy Rotary Club.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryWar, World I.
 
Location. 39° 1.794′ N, 82° 0.263′ W. Marker is near Pomeroy, Ohio, in Meigs County. Memorial is on East Main Street (Route 124/833) near Ohio River Scenic Byway (Ohio Route 124/833), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 864 E Main St, Pomeroy OH 45769, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
2. The Three Sycamore Trees Marker
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crow flies. Kerrs Run Colored School (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Edwin Campbell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Valentine Baxter Horton (approx. 1.2 miles away); George Sumner Huntington (approx. 1.3 miles away); Village of Pomeroy (approx. 1˝ miles away); Morgan's Raid Route / Meigs County Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Spanish Cannon (approx. 1.6 miles away); Meigs County Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pomeroy.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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