Near Plain City in Madison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Old Indian Trail
Post Road, St Rt 161
Old Indian Trail
blazed by Chief Tecumseh
later used by Pony Express
and became Post Road
this ground was cleared in 1809
by well known pioneer
Erected 1941 by Ohio Society Daughters of American Colonists.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
Location. 40° 6.433′ N, 83° 15.383′ W. Marker is near Plain City, Ohio, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Post Road (Ohio Route 161) and Old 161 (County Route 308), on the right when traveling west on Post Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7334 Butler Ave, Plain City OH 43064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joshua Ewing (approx. 1.4 miles away); Jerome Township Soldiers' Monument (approx. 3½ miles away); Jerome Township Civil War Memorial (approx. 3½ miles away); New California Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); Unionville Center (approx. 4.9 miles away); Vice President Charles Warren Fairbanks / Charles Warren Fairbanks Birthplace (approx. 4.9 miles away); Darby Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Darby Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away).
More about this marker. some of this text may be a little “exaggerated”
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 531 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 1, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.