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Piketon in Pike County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Piketon

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2012
1. Piketon Marker
Inscription.

Named for
General Zebulon Pike
Killed in
storming of York,
Upper Canada, 1813

 
Erected by Ohio Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 39° 3.524′ N, 83° 1.111′ W. Marker is in Piketon, Ohio, in Pike County. Marker is on U.S. 23 south of Indian Ridge Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7144 US Hwy 23, Piketon OH 45661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Underground Railroad in Pike County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pike County Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); Pike County Revolutionary Soldiers (approx. 4.9 miles away); Pike County Twentieth-Century War Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); Canal Park (approx. 4.9 miles away); German Evangelical Church / Pike Heritage Foundation Museum (approx. 5 miles away); Pike County Courthouse (approx. 5 miles away); War Savings Stamps (approx. 5 miles away).
 
More about this marker. An identical marker is on the north end of town along US Hwy 23.
 
Categories. ExplorationPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Piketon Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2012
2. Piketon Marker
Looking north along US Hwy 23
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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