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Green Camp in Marion County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Green Camp

1838....................1941

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
1. Green Camp Marker
Inscription.
The village of Berwick was
founded in June 1838 by
David Beach
Incorporated 1875 as
Green Camp in honor of
General Green
Who with his army
camped in this vicinity
during the War of 1812.
Pop...................372


 
Erected 1941 by Orie Mossbarger.
 
Location. 40° 31.939′ N, 83° 12.628′ W. Marker is in Green Camp, Ohio, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Marion-Green Camp Road (Ohio Route 739) and Mill Street, on the left when traveling west on Marion-Green Camp Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Green Camp OH 43322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Blockhouse Site (approx. 1.5 miles away); Greenville Treaty Boundary Line (approx. 4.6 miles away); Marion Steam Shovel (approx. 5.3 miles away); Harding Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Jacob's Well (approx. 5.5 miles away); Norman Mattoon Thomas (approx. 5.8 miles away); Prospect State Route 47 Bridge (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Underground Railroad / The Marion County Trial of Bill Anderson (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Green Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
2. Green Camp Marker
View of historical marker affixed to the cement base of a short flag pole, located in a small community park.
Green Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
3. Green Camp Marker
Another view of the historical marker, affixed to the cement base of a small flag pole, located in a community park, with a view of Mill Street in the background.
Green Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
4. Green Camp Marker
View of historical marker in the foreground with the small community park in the background.
Green Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
5. Green Camp Marker
View of the small plaque on the backside of the cement base of the small flagpole, which provides information regarding the historical marker donor and date of marker being erected.
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
6. Green Camp Marker
Refurbished flag pole base
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
7. Green Camp Marker
Veterans Honor Roll
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
8. Green Camp Marker
Thanks to the Lions Club for renovating this Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   6, 7, 8. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.
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