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

Military Roads

 

—Modern Streets and Highways Follow Old Army Trails —

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 13, 2014
1. Military Roads Marker
close up showing text
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 C- 62 Ohio Revolutionary War Commission 1930
 
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary War Commission. (Marker Number C- 62.)
 
Location. 39° 6.462′ N, 84° 30.666′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Parkway (U.S. 42) and Main Street, in the median on Central Parkway. Touch for map. marker is located in the east median, at the corner of Central Parkway (US 42) and Main Street in Cincinnati site is not quite a mile from the Fort Washington marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 E Central Pkwy, Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio Military Trails (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); Woodward High School / School for Creative and Performing Arts
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 13, 2014
2. Military Roads Marker
full view of marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (approx. ¼ mile away); The Athenaeum (approx. ¼ 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.
 
Additional comments.
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I tried to research this marker before submission. I now see it has already been published under a different title.
Sorry for any confusion.
Ron
    — Submitted November 19, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.

 
Additional keywords. Josiah Harmar, Col. Bowman, William Henry Harrison, Anthony Wayne, Arthur St. Clair, George Rogers Clark, Col. Isaac Shelby, Green Clay
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 13, 2014
3. Military Roads Marker
marker at a distance
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 13, 2014
4. Military Roads Marker
marker setting, East Central Parkway, across from the U S Courthouse
Ohio Revolutionary War Commission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 13, 2014
5. Ohio Revolutionary War Commission Marker
markers in this 1930's series each were adorned with a unique silhouette on top. Many of these classic artworks are gone. This is a perfect example of the style.
Military Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 13, 2014
6. Military Roads Marker
detail, the small print
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 19, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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