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

Founding of Fort Hamilton

 
 
Founding of Fort Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2009
1. Founding of Fort Hamilton Marker
Inscription.
On this spot in the year of our
Lord 1791 General Arthur St. Clair
founded Fort Hamilton. Here, in 1793
General Anthony Wayne organized his
expedition against the Indians which
gave to this Republic five great states.
Here our forefathers first bridged the
Great Miami River. Here in the year of
1914 the People of Butler County builded
this bridge of enduring materials and
dedicated it to the use and enjoyment of
future generations.
Esto Perptua

 
Erected by People of Butler County.
 
Location. 39° 24.052′ N, 84° 33.896′ W. Marker is in Hamilton, Ohio, in Butler County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (Ohio Route 129/177) and the east bank of the Great Miami River, on the left when traveling west on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamilton OH 45013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Hamilton (a few steps from this marker); French Exploration (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers, Sailors, and Pioneers Monument
Founding of Fort Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2009
2. Founding of Fort Hamilton Marker
At extreme lower right of photo, partially obscured by street lamp. Butler County Soldiers, Sailors, and Pioneers Memorial behind flagpole.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Native American Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The High-Main Street Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Log Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamilton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Hamilton. (Submitted on May 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Arthur St. Clair. (Submitted on May 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Anthony Wayne. (Submitted on May 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsExplorationForts, CastlesGovernmentHeroesMilitaryNative AmericansNotable EventsNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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