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Morrow in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mounts Station

The First Settlement of the Virginia Military Lands

 

A Reclaimed Marker

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 4, 2016
1. Mounts Station Marker
Inscription. The First Settlement of the Virginia Military Lands in Warren County was located a short distance west of here by William Mounts in 1795 dedicated: October 6, 1940
 
Erected 1940 by Warren County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 21.55′ N, 84° 10.516′ W. Marker is in Morrow, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is on Old Stubbtown Road (County Route 35), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is between the Little Miami River and the CCC Highway, Rts 22 and 3. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4851 Stubbs Mills Road, Morrow OH 45152, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Township Town Hall (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort Ancient Dwelling (approx. 5 miles away); Fort Ancient Prehistoric Indian Earthworks (approx. 5 miles away); North Overlook (approx. 5 miles away); Hilltop Enclosure (approx. 5 miles away); The Myth of the Mound Builders (approx. 5 miles away); Fort Ancient Earthworks (approx. 5.2 miles away); Changes at Fort Ancient (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Original bronze plaque was vandalized, but identical inscription has been carved in its
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 4, 2016
2. Mounts Station Marker
Full view of monument, boulder; with bronze plaque missing
place. In 2004, the park area was restored by Boy Scout Troop 36, as the Eagle Project of Stephen NeCamp
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 4, 2016
3. Mounts Station Marker
The monument, with Stubbs Mill Road in the background
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 4, 2016
4. Mounts Station Marker
The Boy Scout plaque, mounted nearby
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 7, 2016
5. Mounts Station Marker
Archived photo of original dedication service, from Warren County Historical Society Evelyn Fisher, Dorothy and Miriam Rogers, Dorothy Mounts, Virginia Moise, and Nancy Newman. All of these young ladies were descendants of William Mounts
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 7, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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