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Middletown in Butler County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Remembrance Rock

 
 
Remembrance Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2009
1. Remembrance Rock Marker
Inscription.  About 20,000 years ago this pink granite boulder was brought from Canada by the Wisconsin Glacier and deposited near here, along the Great Miami River.
 
Erected 1985 by Middletown Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 39° 31.356′ N, 84° 23.728′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Ohio, in Butler County. Marker is at the intersection of Verity Parkway (Ohio Route 4/73) and Main Street / Tytus Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Verity Parkway. Marker is adjacent to the Canal Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1605 N Verity Parkway, Middletown OH 45042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miami-Erie Canal (a few steps from this marker); Middletown War Memorial Flagpole (within shouting distance of this marker); Underground Railroad Route (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Veterans Memorial Bench (approx. half a mile away); Ohio Canals
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Port Middletown (approx. 0.6 miles away); Canal Boats (approx. 0.6 miles away); Canal Locks (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wisconsinan Glacier. (Submitted on April 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John B. Tytus, Jr. Listed on Remembrance Rock, he is the namesake of the nearby road. (Submitted on April 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. James E. Campbell. Another name on Remembrance Rock. (Submitted on April 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Remembrance Rock, Marker. and Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2009
2. Remembrance Rock, Marker. and Museum
Remembrance Rock Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2009
3. Remembrance Rock Markers
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,118 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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