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

Ohio Military Trails

 
 
Ohio Military Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 24, 2011
1. Ohio Military Trails Marker
Inscription.
Approximately at this point
two Ohio military trails
branched. Reading Road fol-
lows the marches of Bowman,
Clark, Harmar, Harrison, Clay
and Shelby, 1779 - 1812.
Central Parkway follows the
route of St. Clair and Wayne,
1791 - 1793.

 
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C62.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 39° 6.461′ N, 84° 30.665′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on East Central Parkway (U.S. 42) near Main Street, in the median. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the downtown district, at the western end of the median strip, on the same block as the Hamilton County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Military Roads (here, next to this marker); Cincinnati Riots of 1884 / Sheriff Morton Lytle Hawkins (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elizabeth Blackwell (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Ohio Military Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 24, 2011
2. Ohio Military Trails Marker
View of historical marker looking east down East Central Parkway.
Woodward High School / School for Creative and Performing Arts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (approx. mile away); The Athenaeum (approx. mile away); Piatt Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fuldner Mortuary (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail System. A description of the Revolutionary Memorial Trail System developed by the state of Ohio in 1929 - 1930. (Submitted on June 30, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Cartographic Map of the (Western) Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail, 1930. This is a link to information provided by the Midpointe Library System. Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Ohio. (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Ohio Military Trails, ORMC Marker, C-62. This is a link to information provided by the "Ohio Memory" records. (Submitted on March 17, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. 1931 'Biennium Report of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission'. This is a link to information provided by the Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission's
Ohio Military Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 24, 2011
3. Ohio Military Trails Marker
View of historical marker looking west along East Main Street.
website, regarding the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission's military trails system and trail markers. (Submitted on March 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
Ohio Military Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 24, 2011
4. Ohio Military Trails Marker
View from the south side of the street of the historical marker situated at the western end of the center median strip.
Ohio Military Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 24, 2011
5. Ohio Military Trails Marker
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map image. Click for full size.
Image courtesy of the MidPointe Library System (www.MidPointeLibrary.org)
6. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map
A view of an original Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map, from 1930. For a better view double click on this picture.
Ohio Military Trails Marker image. Click for more information.
Image courtesy of the Ohio History Connection, circa 1930s
7. Ohio Military Trails Marker
For additional information at the "Ohio Memory" records regarding both the Ohio Military Trails and this marker,
Click for more information.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 30, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   6. submitted on September 7, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   7. submitted on March 17, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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