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

John Johnston

(1775 - 1861)

— Ohio Historical Marker —

 
 
John Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
1. John Johnston Marker
Inscription.  Beginning in 1794, Colonel Johnston was a prominent Mason for 66 years. While serving as secretary of Washington lodge No. 59, F. & A. M. (Philadelphia), he was delegated to participate in President George Washington's Masonic funeral. Colonel Johnston became a member of Warren Lodge No. 24, F. & A.M., in Piqua in 1843. He was buried with military and Masonic honors in the family cemetery on February 23, 1861.
 
Erected 1978 by Warren Lodge No. 24 Free and Accepted Masons and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-55.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1869.
 
Location. 40° 10.771′ N, 84° 15.745′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is on North Hardin Road, 0.1 miles Ohio Route 66, on the right when traveling north. This historical marker is located immediately in front of
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the Piqua Historic Area, which is a property owned and maintained by the Ohio Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Battle of Pickawillany (here, next to this marker); Pickawillany (here, next to this marker); In Commemoration of the 94th & 110th Reg’s. O.V.I. (here, next to this marker); Public History Movement (here, next to this marker); Indian Agency House (a few steps from this marker); Johnston Barn (approx. ¼ mile away); Prehistoric Indian Mound (approx. ¼ mile away); The Cider House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piqua.
 
Also see . . .  Piqua Historic Area. This web link was both published and made available by, "Touring Ohio." (Submitted on January 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
John Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
2. John Johnston Marker
View of historical marker, along with two other markers, along the east side of North Hardin Road, with a view of the John Johnston farm (Piqua Historic Area) in the background.
John Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
3. John Johnston Marker
Another view of this historical marker, along with other markers, along the east side of North Hardin Road, with a view of the John Johnston farm (Piqua Historic Area) in the background.
John Johnston Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
4. John Johnston Home
View of the John Johnston home which is located in the Piqua Historical Area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,342 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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