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Bethel in Clermont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Early Settlers Burial Ground

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
1. Early Settlers Burial Ground Marker
Inscription. Resting here among other pioneers are:
Obed Denham,
native of Plainfield, New Jersey, donor of this plot, founder of Bethel in 1798, and pioneer abolitionist;
Thomas Morris,
antislavery leader, veteran state legislator, U.S. senator 1833-1839, and Liberty Party vice presidential nominee 1844;
Reader Wright Clarke,
U.S. representative from the Clermont District 1865-1869, and U.S. Treasury second auditor 1869-1870;
"The Unknown Hunter";
befriended by Obed Denham and the first person buried in this hallowed ground.
 
Erected 1973 by Bethel Historical Association and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2- 13.)
 
Location. 38° 58.103′ N, 84° 4.836′ W. Marker is in Bethel, Ohio, in Clermont County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Bullskin Trail (Ohio Route 133) and West Circus Street, on the left when traveling north on Old Bullskin Trail. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 393 North Main Street, Bethel OH 45106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pvt Edgar R. Aston-Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
2. Early Settlers Burial Ground Marker
away); Harmony Hill 1800 (approx. 5.9 miles away); Dairy House at Harmony Hill (approx. 5.9 miles away); Stepping Stone (approx. 5.9 miles away); Marcus Sims - Huber Tannery Location (approx. 6 miles away); The Town Square (approx. 6.1 miles away); Charles B. Huber Home Site (approx. 6.2 miles away); Dr. L.T. Pease Home Site (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Morris - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on November 28, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Reader Wright Clarke - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on November 28, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Early Settlers Burial Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
3. Early Settlers Burial Ground Marker
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
5. Early Settlers Burial Ground Marker
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
6. Early Settlers Burial Ground Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 26, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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