“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Darke County Ohio Historical Markers

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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
Ansonia Veterans Memorial Marker
Ohio (Darke County), Ansonia — Ansonia Veterans Memorial
USA In memory of the people who have served in our wars — Map (db m96021) WM
Ohio (Darke County), Ansonia — Camp Mississinewa
The army of Major General Arthur St. Clair advanced from Camp Sulphur Springs on Wednesday Nov. 2nd, 1791 A.D. using where practical the old trail following the higher ground between the marshes, crossed the Stillwater River about noon and were . . . — Map (db m74343) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Ansonia — Camp Sulphur Springs
The army of Maj. General Arthur St. Clair camped on the ridge to the east from Sunday evening, October 30th, until the morning of November 2nd 1791, awaiting the forwarding of flour, tents and heavy baggage. The troops had advanced . . . — Map (db m20250) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Brock — 7-19 — Annie Oakley
Side A Phoebe Ann Mosey, also known as Annie Oakley, was born six miles northeast of here in what was then Woodland, later renamed Willowdell. Born in 1860 she was the sixth daughter born to Jacob and Susan Mosey. After the death of her . . . — Map (db m59641) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Brock — Brock Cemetery Unknown Soldiers Memorial
Erected in Memory of Unknown Soldiers — Map (db m28798) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Brock — Darke County Chapter No. 57 D.A.V. Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those who served and sacrificed for their country in all wars and conflicts. May 1987 — Map (db m28648) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Castine — Camp Maple Swamp
The army of Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair camped on the southern margin of Maple Swamp at the headwaters of Twin Creek. One and a half miles west of this site at noon on October 11, 1791 A.D. on account of the marshy condition of the ground it was . . . — Map (db m119902) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Fort Jefferson
Built by the Army of General Arthur St. Clair in October 1791 and used as a military post during the campaigns against the North-Western Indian tribes MCMVII — Map (db m19885) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — 5-19 — Fort Jefferson / St. Clair’s Defeat
Fort Jefferson. During the Indian Wars of 1790-1795, the United States built a chain of forts in the contested area of what is today western Ohio. These forts were built as a result of various tribes of the region attacking the encroaching . . . — Map (db m20254) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Fort Jefferson: A Link in a Chain
Fort Jefferson was just a link in a chain of forts stretching north from Fort Washington (Cincinnati) to Fort Deposit (Waterville). During the Indian War of 1790-1795, the United States felt it necessary to build forts in contested territory. . . . — Map (db m22593) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — 1793 -1934 Greene VilleHeadquarters United States Army
1793 -1934 Greene Ville Headquarters United States Army 1793- 1795 first bridge built here by Maj. General Anthony Wayne in campaign against Indians 1793 — Map (db m93145) HM WM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — Anthony Wayne Flag PoleAt the Peace Council House
This flagpole is dedicated to Major General Anthony Wayne and the American Indian Nations that participated at the 1795 Peace Treaty at Greene Ville Headquarters of the United States Army 1793- 1796 The U.S. Army was here under . . . — Map (db m93180) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — Gold Star Veterans MemorialDarke County War Memorial — WW I, WW II, Korea
Dedicated to our Veterans of Darke County who served our country and who sacrificed their lives that freedom might live

This memorial presented by the Gold Star Mothers and citizens of Darke County in grateful memory of those who . . . — Map (db m93146) WM

Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — Greenville Union Cemetery Cannon
This cannon was secured and erected for Jobes Post G.A.R. and the Public by Hon. Harvey C. Garber Member of United States Congress May 29th 1904 — Map (db m93155)
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — In Memory of Major John Mills
in memory of Major John Mills a soldier of the Revolution and Adjutant General in Wayne’s Legion also the brave officers and soldiers who died during the occupancy of Fort Greeneville from 1793 to 1976 (3 stars) — Map (db m93136) HM WM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — In Memory of the Grand Army of the RepublicA Flag Pole with Drinking Fountain — In Greeneville City Park
(artwork) GAR erected in memory of the Grand Army of the Republic by the Daughters of Union Veterans Tent O8 1946 — Map (db m93149) WM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — Studabaker SchoolFirst Brick School House in Darke County
First brick school house in Darke County Fort Greeneville Chapter DAR 1840 — Map (db m96012) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — Treaty of Greene Ville Peace MedalThe Token Given to the Indian Nations in 1795
Treaty of Greene Ville Peace Medals Presented to the American Indian Nations that signed the Peace Treaty in 1795 Medallion is the same on both sides — Map (db m93182) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greeneville — Water Street CemeteryReconstruction of Fort Greeneville
(DAR logo) Water Street Cemetery burial ground for early Greeneville pioneers 1816 to 1853 placed by Fort Greeneville Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1972 — Map (db m93131) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 2-19 — Annie Oakley, 1860 - 1926"Little Sure Shot"
One of America's best-known sport shooters and entertainers of the late 1800s, Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Mosey (or Mozee) north of Versailles in Darke County in 1860. She achieved local fame for her shooting ability as a hunter while still in . . . — Map (db m39292) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Bear’s Mill Viet Nam Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Darke County Viet Nam Veterans Aug. 5, 1964 May 7, 1975 (seal) (map) — Map (db m93212) WM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Darke County Civil War Monument
south side Erected & donated A.D. 1903 by Frank McWhinney & wife in honor and memory of the Union soldiers of Darke County, Ohio, living or dead, who served in the War of 1861-1865. Also, of all soldiers of Darke County, . . . — Map (db m93156) WM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — C15 — Fort Green-VilleOhio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
Site of Fort Greene-Ville »»«« The largest pioneer fort in Ohio, built in 1793, by General Anthony Wayne. Here, August 5, 1795, the Treaty was signed by which much of present Ohio was opened to White . . . — Map (db m19878) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — In Memory of Tecumseh — The Tecumseh Boulder
In Memory of Tecumseh the noted Shawnee chief and his brother Tenskwatawa “the Prophet” who lived on this site 1806 – 1808 — Map (db m88741) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Signing of the Treaty of Greene Ville
Signed near this location on Aug. 3, 1795 Line Drawing of the Principal Figures in the signing of the treaty 1. Anthony Wayne 2. Little Turtle • 3. William Wells 4. William Henry Harrison 5. William Clark • 6. Meriwether Lewis . . . — Map (db m28801) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 6-19 — Tecumseh / Shawnee Prophet's Town
Side A: Tecumseh One of the most influential Native Americans of the 19th century, Tecumseh was born in 1768 in the Pickaway settlements on the Mad River and raised by older siblings at Old Town. A prominent Shawnee war leader who vigorously . . . — Map (db m28646) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 4-19 — Treaty of Greene Ville 1795
Marker Front: Following General Anthony Wayne's victory at Fallen Timbers, members of the western tribes assembled at Fort Greene Ville to settle on terms of peace. Representatives of the Wyandot, Delaware, Shawnee, Ottawas, Chippewa, . . . — Map (db m17497) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Treaty of GreenevilleAnthony Wayne Treaty Memorial
Placed to Commemorate the Treaty of Greeneville Signed August 3, 1795 by General Anthony Wayne Representing the United States Government and the chiefs and agents of the Allied Indian Tribes of the Territory Northwest of the . . . — Map (db m19883) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Lightsville — Camp Stillwater
The army of Major General Anthony Wayne camped on the rising ground immediately eastward on the night of July 28th, 1794 A.D. After advancing twelve miles from headquarters at Fort Greene Ville on the expedition against the Indian tribes . . . — Map (db m20252) HM
Ohio (Darke County), New Madison — Commemorating Passage of the Lincoln Funeral Train
1809 Lincoln’s Funeral Car “United States” 1865 On its 13 day journey, carrying the body of Pres. Abraham Lincoln to Springfield, Ill. In New Madison, hundreds of mourners stood in the rain expressing reverent respect as the . . . — Map (db m107351) HM
Ohio (Darke County), New Madison — Fort Blackon the Ohio Frontier — War of 1812
Fort Black a sturdy log outpost was erected immediately southwest of this site in the fall of 1813 under the direction of Lieutenant James Black commanding a detachment of Preble County troops in order to protect the pioneer . . . — Map (db m74986) HM
Ohio (Darke County), New Paris — 3-19 — Site of Fort Nesbit (Nisbet)
Built on this high ridge, Fort Nesbit (Nisbet) offered protection for settlers, travelers, and army supply trains in northern Preble and southern Darke counties during the War of 1812. It was part of a chain of forts that extended from Fort St. . . . — Map (db m75106) HM
Ohio (Darke County), New Weston — New Weston Veterans Memorial
New Weston Dis.No.1 Honor Roll Enlisted overseas (six names) Enlisted at camp (two names) Selective overseas (four names) Selective at camp (three names) — Map (db m96985) WM
Ohio (Darke County), North Star — Annie OakleyAmerica's "Little Sure Shot"
Annie Oakley America's "Little Sure Shot" was born in northeastern Darke County, Ohio, and spent her childhood days in the house on this site. At that time the dense virgin forest surrounded her home and Annie shot and trapped wild game to help pay . . . — Map (db m82177) HM
Ohio (Darke County), North Star — North Star
Near birthplace and early home of Annie Oakley, "Little Sure Shot", born 1860 — Map (db m59635) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Versailles — Annie Oakley “Little Sure Shot”
Side A Annie Oakley “Little Sure Shot” This marker honors the memory of a beloved native of Darke County, the famous sharp- shooter, Annie Oakley. Within a radius of a few miles of this site Annie- - was born at Woodland . . . — Map (db m87126) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Versailles — St. Denis Parish - St. Valbert CemeteryOld St. Valbert Parish
On this site in 1839, on 1 ½ aces, kindly donated by Nickolas Marchal, a log church 32 ft. x 40 ft. x 18 ft. high was built by he and his sons. It was to be called St. Valbert Parish.

It was the first Catholic Church in this area and . . . — Map (db m120363) HM

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