Urbana in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
In Oakland Cemetery, one
mile east,is the grave and
monument of Simon Kenton,
pioneer, soldier, Indian scout.
Also, "The Indian Hunter,"
by J.Q.A.Ward, noted sculptor
and native of Urbana, now
marking his grave.
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C22X.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
Location. 40° 6.489′ N, 83° 45.093′ W. Marker is in Urbana, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is on Scioto Street east of North Main Street (U.S. 68), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This historical marker is difficult to locate because it is currently affixed to the side of a bank building in the downtown business district. It is located about half of a block east of the downtown traffic circle (which marks the center of the downtown business district), along an alley which provides bank customers driving cars with access to the bank's drive through window. So the historical marker is affixed to the outside eastern wall of the People's Bank, between the drive through
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Champaign County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Champaign County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railway (about 600 feet away); Champaign County World War I Memorial (about 600 feet away); Harmony Lodge No. 8 Free and Accepted Masons (about 700 feet away); Billy "Single" Clifford /Clifford Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Council of 1812 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Urbana.
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 July 4, 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 8, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
3. 1931 'Biennium Report of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission' (Submitted on March 23, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 938 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 6. submitted on September 8, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 7. submitted on March 26, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.