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Fremont in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Brady's Island

Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail

 
 
Brady's Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2008
1. Brady's Island Marker
Inscription.
Brady's Island

From the island opposite,
Samuel Brady, one of Wash-
ington's scouts, sent from
Fort Pitt, watched the Ind-
ians. On the second trip he
was captured but escaped
from his burning pyre.

 
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C44.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 41° 21.141′ N, 83° 6.769′ W. Marker is in Fremont, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker is on North Front Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is located just north of the downtown business district of Fremont, Ohio, on the east side (river side) of North Front Street, almost directly under a railroad bridge that passes overhead, about 0.4 miles north of the downtown intersection of Front Street and State Street. Marker is in this post office area: Fremont OH 43420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian Gantlet and Race Course (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fremont (approx. 0.3 miles away); Near This Spot
Brady's Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2008
2. Brady's Island Marker
View of the historical marker situated nearly under the railroad bridge, and near the levee built alongside of the Sandusky River.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Soldier's Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Betsy (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fremont (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Stephenson (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Stephenson (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fremont.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker was part of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail series which was put in place in 1930 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Ohio's Revolutionary War era Battle of Piqua, by the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. Back when this historical marker was first erected, in 1930, Front Street was then part of State Route 53.
 
Also see . . .
1. Samuel Brady. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. The Buckeye Chronicles. a compendium of facts about Ohio history (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Samuel Brady. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail System
Brady's Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2008
3. Brady's Island Marker
View of this historical marker as seen along North Front Street, with the railroad bridge overhead.
. A description of the Revolutionary Memorial Trail System developed by the state of Ohio in 1929 - 1930. (Submitted on June 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. Cartographic Map of the (Western) Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail, 1930. This is a link to information provided by the Midpointe Library System. Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Ohio. (Submitted on September 4, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

6. 1931 'Biennium Report of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission'. This is a link to information provided by the Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission's website, regarding the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission's military trails system and trail markers. (Submitted on March 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map image. Click for full size.
Image courtesy of the MidPointe Library System (www.MidPointeLibrary.org)
4. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map
A view of an original Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map, from 1930. For a better view double click on this picture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,926 times since then and 158 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on September 4, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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