Yellow Springs in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Glen Helen Natural Area
— The Legacy of Hugh Taylor Birch —
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1965 by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment.
Location. 39° 48.035′ N, 83° 53.153′ W. Marker is in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from Cory Street (County Route 27) near U.S. 68, on the left when traveling south. ½ mile south of U.S. 68, from downtown Yellow Springs. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Corry St, Yellow Springs OH 45387, 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 crow flies. Antioch College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Virginia Hamilton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Antioch College / and Glen Helen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moncure Daniel Conway / The Conway ColonyHistoric Grinnell Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Erastus Mitchell Birch (approx. 1.3 miles away); Horace Mann (approx. 1.3 miles away); Camp Birch (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yellow Springs.
More about this marker. there are multiple markers at this site
parking lot off Cory street is identified by a large sign. Multiple markers are easily accessed from the south trail head. Other markers are down in the Glen, not handicapped accessible at this date, due to a bridge collapse.
Regarding Glen Helen Natural Area. Glen Helen is part of the John Bryan State Park, Clifton Gorge Complex. Multiple youth camps also connect to the trail series.
The glen is an extension of Antioch College. it is named after Hugh Taylor Birch's daughter, Helen.
Camp Birch, the Horace Mann Monument, and the Orton Memorial are all connected with Hugh Taylor Birch.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on September 16, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.