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

Christmas Tree Park

 
 
Christmas Tree Park, Fountain, and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
1. Christmas Tree Park, Fountain, and Markers
Inscription.
The Golden Lamb
Ohio's oldest inn
has hosted scores
of dignitaries
including 11
US Presidents

Two Hollywood movies
were filmed here;
Harper Valley PTA in 1977
and Milk Money
in 1993

Distinguished citizen
Tom Corwin served
as Ohio's governor
in 1840. In addition
he served as a
US congressman,
US senator, Treasury
Secretary and
Minister to Mexico

Ohio's oldest weekly
newspaper The Western Star
was first published
in Lebanon in 1807

The first and largest
western Shaker
village was settled
in 1805 five miles
west of town

The Harner Sisters
are buried in Pioneer
Cemetery. The four
sisters all died instantly
when lightening struck
their home in 1844

Lebanon was home
to the National
Normal University
established in 1855.
During its 62 years
over 80,000 students
graduated

Lebanon is home to
the first school built
in the Miami Valley.
The school was built
in 1797 by future
judge Francis Dunlavy

Icabod Corwin was
Lebanon's first settler.
In March 1796 he built
his cabin one-half mile
north on Turtle Creek

This fountain
is
Christmas Tree Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
2. Christmas Tree Park Marker
given to the People of Lebanon
in loving memory of our parents
Aulbin and Helen Louise Hedges
by Jackson C. and Wanda K. Hedges

 
Erected 2003 by City of Lebanon.
 
Location. 39° 25.987′ N, 84° 12.489′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 123) and Broadway (Ohio Route 48), on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon OH 45036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Town Plat / The Tharp House (a few steps from this marker); The Town Square / City Hall Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebanon Library / Harmon Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Village Ice Cream Parlor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); LCNB Building (about 500 feet away); Ferguson House (about 600 feet away); I.O.O.F. Temple (about 700 feet away); Van Sickle House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
More about this marker. The marker pavers are in the brick walkway surrounding the park fountain.
 
Also see . . .  History of Lebanon
Golden Lamb Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
3. Golden Lamb Inn Marker
. (Submitted on December 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Hollywood Films Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
4. Hollywood Films Marker
Tom Corwin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
5. Tom Corwin Marker
<i>The Western Star</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
6. The Western Star Marker
Shaker Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
7. Shaker Village Marker
The Harner Sisters Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
8. The Harner Sisters Marker
National Normal University Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
9. National Normal University Marker
First School in Miami Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
10. First School in Miami Valley Marker
First Settler Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
11. First Settler Marker
Christmas Tree Park Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2009
12. Christmas Tree Park Fountain Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 694 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on December 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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