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

Point Farm

William Henry Harrison’s gift to son and grandson

 

— Site of Fort Finney —

 
Point Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 13, 2014
1. Point Farm Marker
William Henry Harrison's farm, the south west corner of Ohio
Inscription.  Point Farm given by William Henry Harrison February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841 ninth president of the United States of America to his son, John Scott Harrison, Congressman who reared his son Benjamin Harrison August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901 twenty-third president of the United States of America 1889-1893 “the Point” arises on almost the spot where Ft. Finney stood.
 
Erected 1959 by Daughters of the American Revolutiom.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #23 Benjamin Harrison series lists.
 
Location. 39° 7.113′ N, 84° 48.262′ W. Marker is in North Bend, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Brower Road, on the left when traveling west. marker is located with identical directions to Fort Finney
Point Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 13, 2014
2. Point Farm Marker
full view of marker
marker, simply on the other side of the driveway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11021 Brower Road, North Bend OH 45052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Finney (here, next to this marker); Miami Fort / Fort Finney (a few steps from this marker); 1801 Miller Burying Ground (approx. 2 miles away in Indiana); Bullittsburg Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away in Kentucky); Indiana - Ohio State Line Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 2.9 miles away in Indiana); Captain Samuel C. Vance (approx. 2.9 miles away in Indiana); Hunt House Hotel (approx. 2.9 miles away in Indiana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Bend.
 
Additional keywords. Fort Finney Daughters of the American Revolution
 
Point Farm Site image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 13, 2014
3. Point Farm Site
marker on right side of Miami Fort Generating Station driveway. Fort Finney marker is on left.
Point Farm Marker Setting image. Click for full size.
By J. Wesley Baker, July 6, 2018
4. Point Farm Marker Setting
The Point Farm Marker is nestled between signs for the Miami Fort Power Station at the entrance to the facility.
William Henry Harrison image. Click for full size.
By Rembrandt Peale
5. William Henry Harrison
This 1813 Portrait of William Henry Harrison by Rembrandt Peale hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.
Benjamin Harrison image. Click for full size.
By Theodore C. Steele
6. Benjamin Harrison
This 1900 portrait of Benjamin Harrison by Theodore C. Steele hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   4. submitted on December 7, 2018, by J. Wesley Baker of Springfield, Ohio.   5, 6. submitted on August 28, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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