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Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fort Washington

1789 - 1808

 
 
Fort Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
1. Fort Washington Marker
Inscription.  
This monument stands at the site of
the fort that served as a major military base
for the Northwest Territory.

This stone replica of a blockhouse was
originally dedicated June 14, 1901

Rededicated at present site
November 11, 1998

 
Erected 1901 by Cincinnati Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesGovernment & PoliticsMilitaryNotable BuildingsPatriots & PatriotismPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 39° 6.055′ N, 84° 30.291′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Ludlow Street and 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on Ludlow Street. Marker is across Ludlow Street from the western edge of Lytle
Fort Washington Map Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
2. Fort Washington Map Marker
Park, about 150 feet WSW of the Abraham Lincoln statue in the park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 421 E 4th Street, Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Washington (a few steps from this marker); Stephen C. Foster (within shouting distance of this marker); Lytle Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous Lytle Neighbors (within shouting distance of this marker); A Beginning . . . (within shouting distance of this marker); Bottoms (within shouting distance of this marker); Lytle At Christmas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Washington (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
Fort Washington Blockhouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
3. Fort Washington Blockhouse and Marker
Fort Washington Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
4. Fort Washington Memorial
Looking west.
Fort Washington Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
5. Fort Washington Memorial
Looking south along Ludlow Street.
Lytle Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
6. Lytle Park Marker
Abraham Lincoln Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
7. Abraham Lincoln Monument Marker
Abraham Lincoln Statue in Lytle Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
8. Abraham Lincoln Statue in Lytle Park
Taft Museum of Art (white building) at far distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 995 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 26, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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