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

A Beginning . . .

Lytle Park Series

 
 
A Beginning . . . Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
1. A Beginning . . . Marker
Inscription.
The “Little Wilderness” of the 1700's became Lytle Square in 1809 and the setting for this brick mansion of General William H. Lytle, first Surveyor-General of the Northwest Territory and the State of Ohio. The home was razed in 1907.

William Haines Lytle, last in the line of Lytles to live in the family home, served as lawyer, legislator, poet and soldier. He was killed on September 20, 1863 at the Civil War battle of Chickamauga.
 
Erected by Park Board Volunteers, the Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, and Public-Spirited Citizens.
 
Location. 39° 6.036′ N, 84° 30.247′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Touch for map. Marker is one of a series on a wall near the SSW corner of Lytle Park, about 250 feet SE of the intersection of East 4th Street and Ludlow Street. The markers are about 150 feet east of the Guilford Building, 421 East 4th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lytle Park (here, next to this marker); Famous Lytle Neighbors (here, next to this marker); Lytle At Christmas (a few steps from this
Lytle Park Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Lytle Park Markers
marker); Fort Washington (a few steps from this marker); The Taft Museum (a few steps from this marker); Cincinnati's First Playground (a few steps from this marker); President William Howard Taft (a few steps from this marker); "Lincoln - The Man" (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Haines Lytle. (Submitted on November 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. William H. Lytle Grave. (Submitted on November 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. GovernmentHeroesLandmarksMilitaryNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Lytle Park Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Lytle Park Markers
Lightpoles from the Cincinnati Reds' Great American Ballpark are in distance.
Lytle Mansion image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
4. Lytle Mansion
William Haines Lytle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
5. William Haines Lytle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 752 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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