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Piqua in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John Johnston

(1775 - 1861)

 

—Ohio Historical Marker —

 
John Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
1. John Johnston Marker
Inscription. Beginning in 1794, Colonel Johnston was a prominent Mason for 66 years. While serving as secretary of Washington lodge No. 59, F. & A. M. (Philadelphia), he was delegated to participate in President George Washington's Masonic funeral. Colonel Johnston became a member of Warren Lodge No. 24, F. & A.M., in Piqua in 1843. He was buried with military and Masonic honors in the family cemetery on February 23, 1861.
 
Erected 1978 by Warren Lodge No. 24 Free and Accepted Masons and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-55.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 10.771′ N, 84° 15.745′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is on North Hardin Road 0.1 miles from Ohio Route 66, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located immediately in front of the Piqua Historic Area, which is a property owned and maintained by the Ohio Historical Society. Marker is in this post office area: Piqua OH 45356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Pickawillany (here, next to this marker); Pickawillany
John Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
2. John Johnston Marker
View of historical marker, along with two other markers, along the east side of North Hardin Road, with a view of the John Johnston farm (Piqua Historic Area) in the background.
(here, next to this marker); In Commemoration of the 94th & 110th Reg’s. O.V.I. (here, next to this marker); Public History Movement (here, next to this marker); Johnston Barn (approx. ¼ mile away); United Spanish War Veterans (approx. one mile away); Alexander Post No. 158 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Forest Hill Union Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piqua.
 
Also see . . .  Piqua Historic Area. This web link was both published and made available by, "Touring Ohio." (Submitted on January 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
John Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
3. John Johnston Marker
Another view of this historical marker, along with other markers, along the east side of North Hardin Road, with a view of the John Johnston farm (Piqua Historic Area) in the background.
John Johnston Home image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
4. John Johnston Home
View of the John Johnston home which is located in the Piqua Historical Area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,034 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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