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Near Middletown in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The First Pedigree of a Poland China Hog

A Strictly American Breed of Swine

 
 
The First Pedigree of a Poland China Hog Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
1. The First Pedigree of a Poland China Hog Marker
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Inscription.  The first pedigree of a Poland China Hog was written on this farm in August 1876 by W. C. Hankinson, owner of the farm, and Carl Freigua, compiler of the original record

This strictly American breed of swine originated within a radius of a few miles of this place and in the making occupied the period covered from 1816 to 1850.

The first volume of pedigrees was printed in 1878.

This monument was erected by the Ohio China Breeders Association. unveiled June 15, 1922
 
Erected 1922 by the Ohio China Breeders Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimals.
 
Location. 39° 30.015′ N, 84° 20.101′ W. Marker is near Middletown, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is on Dixie Highway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3783 South Dixie Highway, Franklin OH 45005, 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. Franklin Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Franklin In The Civil War (approx. 3.3 miles away); World War II Veterans Memorial Bench

The First Pedigree of a Poland China Hog Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
2. The First Pedigree of a Poland China Hog Marker
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(approx. 3½ miles away); Underground Railroad Route (approx. 3.6 miles away); Remembrance Rock (approx. 3.6 miles away); Miami-Erie Canal (approx. 3.6 miles away); Middletown War Memorial Flagpole (approx. 3.6 miles away); Ohio Canals (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
The First Pedigree of a Poland China Hog Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 12, 2016
3. The First Pedigree of a Poland China Hog Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 29, 2022