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Near Eaton in Preble County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Whispering Oak

 
 
The Whispering Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
1. The Whispering Oak Marker
See photo #2
Inscription.
A Witness
Nov. 6. 1792
The International Society of Arborculture and the National Arborist Association jointly recognize this significant tree in this bicentennial year as having lived here during the American Revolutionary Period. 1776 - 1976
Dedicated by Eaton Current Events Club April 13, 1977
 
Erected 1977 by International Society of Arborculture, National Arborist Association, and Eaton Current Events Club.
 
Location. 39° 44.259′ N, 84° 39.319′ W. Marker is near Eaton, Ohio, in Preble County. Marker can be reached from Camden Rd.. Touch for map. Markers are next to the Whispering Oak in Fort St. Clair Park, 395 Camden Road (Ohio Route 355). Marker is in this post office area: Eaton OH 45320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Physicians in the Indian Wars / Roster of Physicians in the Indian Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Preble County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort St. Clair
The Whispering Oak Bicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
2. The Whispering Oak Bicentennial Marker
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ortt's Preble County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mound Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Monument at Mound Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eaton.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsLandmarksNatural FeaturesWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Whispering Oak image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
3. The Whispering Oak
In middle of photo, with Ortt Fort Saint Clair memorial on left and Physicians in the Indian Wars marker to right of photo.
The Fort St. Clair Park Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
4. The Fort St. Clair Park Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 762 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 18, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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