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Near Elizabethtown in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Indiana - Ohio State Line Monument

 
 
Indiana - Ohio State Line Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
1. Indiana - Ohio State Line Monument
Inscription.  

(South Face)
State Line as resurveyed under a joint resolution passed by Indiana on the 27th Jan. and by Ohio on the 10th March 1837.

(East Face)
Ohio

(North Face)
Erected Nov. 27th, 1838.

(West Face)
Indiana
 
Erected 1838.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical date for this entry is March 10, 1837.
 
Location. 39° 8.955′ N, 84° 49.211′ W. Marker is near Elizabethtown, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Louisville Pike (U.S. 50) and State Line Road, on the right when traveling west on Louisville Pike. Marker is located at the northeast corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Bend OH 45052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1801 Miller Burying Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away in Indiana); Miami Fort / Fort Finney (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fort Finney (approx. 2.3 miles away); Point Farm
South Face of Monument image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
2. South Face of Monument
Marking the Indiana-Ohio state line
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); John Cleves Symmes (approx. 3.6 miles away); Abraham Brower (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mill Stone (approx. 3.6 miles away); Congress Green Cemetery / The Miami Purchase (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
More about this monument. According to the Hamilton County Engineer's Office, the monument is a tapered cylindrical shaft of fine-grain sandstone. It is nine feet long and weighs 5,000 pounds. On October 11, 1929, the Col. Archibald Lochry chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution placed a bronze tablet to the south face of the monument, but the tablet is now missing.
 
North Face of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
3. North Face of Monument
Intersection of Louisville Pike (US 50) and State Line Rd image. Click for full size.
Google Street View (©2015 Google), September 2013
4. Intersection of Louisville Pike (US 50) and State Line Rd
Monument at northeast corner of intersection
South Side of Indiana - Ohio State Line Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
5. South Side of Indiana - Ohio State Line Monument
North Side of Indiana - Ohio State Line Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
6. North Side of Indiana - Ohio State Line Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 20, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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Nov. 27, 2022