Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Modern Streets and Highways Follow Old Army Trails
Approximately at this point two Ohio military trails branched. Reading Road follows the marches of Bowman, Clark, Harmar, Harrison, Clay and Shelby. 1779-1812.
Central Parkway follows the route of St. Clair and Wayne, 1791 - 1793
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary War Commission. (Marker Number C- 62.)
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 39° 6.462′ N, 84° 30.666′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Memorial is at the intersection of Central Parkway (U.S. 42) and Main Street, in the median on Central Parkway. marker is located in the east median, at the corner of Central Parkway (US 42) and Main Street in Cincinnati site is not quite a mile from the Fort Washington marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 E Central Pkwy, Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceOhio Military Trails (here, next to this marker); Crazy Cat, Crazy Quilt (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brown Bodies Bending, 2020 (about 700 feet away); The Germania Building (about 700 feet away); Old St. Mary's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Blackwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Energy & Grace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woodward High School / School for Creative and Performing Arts (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
I tried to research this marker before submission. I now see it has already been published under a different title.
Sorry for any confusion.
— Submitted November 19, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.
Additional keywords. Josiah Harmar, Col. Bowman, William Henry Harrison, Anthony Wayne, Arthur St. Clair, George Rogers Clark, Col. Isaac Shelby, Green Clay
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 19, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.