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Cedarville in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Grateful Remembrance

Williamson Mound

 
 
In Grateful Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 5, 2018
1. In Grateful Remembrance Marker
Inscription. In Grateful Remembrance this public state park has been created through the generosity of public- spirited citizens of Greene county who donated the land. The prehistoric Indian-mound known as the “Williamson Mound” thus will be preserved forever, and stands not only as a memorial and monument to the donors, but to those “first Ohioans” who sleep within. recognition is extended to David S. Williamson of Cedarville, Ohio, who donated 240 acres, including the mound, to the Ohio State Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio and to the Home Building and Savings Co. of Xenia, Ohio, including officers, shareholders, and depositors, who gave .48 of an acre. erected for the State of Ohio by the Ohio Historical Society. 1933
 
Erected 1933 by the Ohio Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 44.623′ N, 83° 49.68′ W. Marker is in Cedarville, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from Indian Mount Trail. Touch for map. marker is in Peterson Park on Indian Mound Trail above Massie Creek, approx. 3/4 mile from parking lot, on VERY rough trail. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2750 US-42, Cedarville OH 45314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker,
In Grateful Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, 6
2. In Grateful Remembrance Marker
full view of marker, at base of mound
measured as the crow flies. Martin Robison Delany (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cedarville Civil War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Albert Baker Football Practice Field (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hallie Quinn Brown (approx. 3.3 miles away); Paul Robeson (approx. 3.3 miles away); Brigadier General Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr. (approx. 3.4 miles away); Galloway Hall (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Martin Robison Delany (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedarville.
 
Categories. AnthropologyCemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkNative Americans
 
In Grateful Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, 6
3. In Grateful Remembrance Marker
marker and mound
In Grateful Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 5, 2018
4. In Grateful Remembrance Marker
sign near the mound
In Grateful Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 5, 2018
5. In Grateful Remembrance Marker
sign near beginning of trail
In Grateful Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 5, 2018
6. In Grateful Remembrance Marker
the brink of the limestone escarpment, looking back down into the Massie Creek Gorge. VERY rough trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 6, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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