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Trenton in Butler County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Founder's Park

 
 
Founder's Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2009
1. Founder's Park Marker
Inscription.
Site of the home of Trenton's founder, Michael Pearce, and his wife, Phebe Squier Pearce. The family migrated from New Jersey in 1801, purchased 1,500 acres, and settled in this location. Michael Pearce and David Enyeart platted the village of 33 lots in 1816 under the name of Bloomfield. The name was changed to Trenton in 1820 upon application for a Post Office.
 
Location. 39° 28.854′ N, 84° 27.527′ W. Marker is in Trenton, Ohio, in Butler County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (Ohio Route 73) and Miami Street / Hamilton Road, on the left when traveling west on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton OH 45067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Village of Trenton / The Elk Creek Baptist Church and Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Village of Miltonville (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bambo Harris Grist Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Busenbark / Dr. Charles F. Richter (approx. 1.8 miles away); Road of Remembrance (approx. 2.2 miles away); Middletown Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Middletown Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Middletown World War II Memorial Chapel & Plaza (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Regarding Founder's Park.
Founder's Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2009
2. Founder's Park Marker
The pioneer Elk Creek Baptist Church cemetery is on the rise immediately west of Founder's Park.
 
Also see . . .  City of Trenton. (Submitted on April 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Deacon Michael Pearce Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Deacon Michael Pearce Grave Marker
Phebe Pearce Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Phebe Pearce Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on March 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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