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Fort Loramie in Shelby County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone

 
 
Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
1. Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone Marker
Inscription.  These stones were placed at 1 mile intervals. You are here, 116 miles from Cincinnati.
 
Erected 1971 by Fort loramie Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the The Miami & Erie Canal series list.
 
Location. 40° 21.053′ N, 84° 22.5′ W. Marker is in Fort Loramie, Ohio, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Water Street, on the left when traveling south on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Loramie OH 45845, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miami and Erie Canal (here, next to this marker); Greene Ville Treaty Line (here, next to this marker); Fort Loramie Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Portage (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greenville Treaty Line
Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
2. Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone Marker
View of both the historical marker and canal mile stone.
(approx. half a mile away); Fort Loramie (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cholera Marker (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Crescent Theater (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Loramie.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker is located in a park that runs through the center of the town, on the old right-of-way of the Miami & Erie Canal.
 
Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
3. Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone Marker
View of the park in the center of town, located on the Miami & Erie Canal old right-of-way, with a view of this historical marker on the extreme right of this picture.
Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 3, 2016
4. Miami Erie Canal Mile Stone Marker
Marker has been re-located during renovation of the park. It is now closer to the west side of the park. The "Miami and Erie Canal/ Greenville Treaty Line" marker has been moved also, and is again adjacent to this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,192 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on May 3, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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