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Bloomingburg Area Underground Railroad Marker image, Touch for more information
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
Bloomingburg Area Underground Railroad Marker
Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg Area Underground Railroad
Side A

Recognized by many as “one of the most active communities in Southwestern Ohio, the Bloomingburg area was a significant link in the Underground Railroad. As many as twelve to sixteen escaped slaves were said to have been passed . . . — Map (db m121781) HM

Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — 5-24 — Bloomingburg Cemetery
The Bloomingburg Presbyterian Church and cemetery was established in the northwest corner of the current cemetery grounds on March 7, 1818. Several years later it became a center for anti-slavery activity. The Reverend William Dickey, who presided . . . — Map (db m27821) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg Veterans Flag Pole
This flag pole dedicated November 11, 1940 by Mayor William Wrobbel honoring his father John Wrobbel recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross & veteran of the Spanish- American War & World War I — Map (db m121969) WM
Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg Veterans Memorial
The sacrifice of the few insured the freedom of many

A grateful community remembers those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during time of war and peace, whose courage and personal sacrifices defended and . . . — Map (db m121968) WM

Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg War Memorial
Erected in honor of Soldiers of All Wars Humbly We Praise — Map (db m27935) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Good Hope — 8-24 — David Jones: Medal of Honor Recipient
Side A The Good Hope Cemetery is the final resting place for veterans of many of America's wars, including David Jones. Jones earned the Medal of Honor as a member of Company I of the 54th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Union Army. . . . — Map (db m106292) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Good Hope — Wayne Township Veterans Memorial — Good Hope Cemetery
Lest We Forget in sacred memory of those who served in defense of their country — Map (db m106295) WM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — 104mm German Cannon
Captured by American Forces World War 1917 - 1918 Commemorating the Allied Victory — Map (db m60838) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — Fayette County Civil War Memorial
Honoring those who served during the Rebellion of 1861-1865 It is believed that this statue was placed in this cemetery between 1905 and 1913. Following a partial restoration in 1995 by Irene Grim Looker, National President of the . . . — Map (db m27941) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — 1-24 — Fayette County Court House / Washington Court House Riot of 1894 — Archibald M. Willard Murals
Fayette County Court House Opened on May 1, 1885, this is the third Fayette County Court House building. Ohio artist Archibald Willard, who is best known for the patriotic painting, "The Spirit of '76," was commissioned by the firm Cooks . . . — Map (db m106289) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — Fayette County War Memorial
In Loving Memory World War II James R. Agnew • Presley W. Ault • James D. Barton • Raymond P. Bauer • Dwight E. Beatty • Robert E. Binegar • James W. Brandt • Curtis L. Brown • Victor A. Brown • Robert J. Burnett • Isaac L. Butcher • Ralph . . . — Map (db m27975) WM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — Fayette County World War Memorial
Dedicated with ceremonies May 27th 1919. To the brave boys of Fayette County who served in the World War Erected to those from Fayette County who served their country in the World War Dedicated Nov. 11, 1927 [Includes an . . . — Map (db m27938) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — 2-24 — Harry M . Daugherty
One of Ohio's most influential politicians in the early 20th century, Washington Court House native Harry Daugherty (1860-1941) was widely known as a "President-maker" and served instrumental roles in President Warren G. Harding's administration, . . . — Map (db m27820) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — Mark Road Bridge
Originally constructed in 1883 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, this 103 foot single span Pratt Truss was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. The structure was rehabilitated, painted, and placed . . . — Map (db m121783) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — Morris Sharp House — Fayette County Museum
Built by Morris Sharp in 1875 - is on The National Register of Historic Places of the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m60842) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — 7-24 — Old Washington Cemetery
Washington Court House was founded in 1810 by American Revolutionary War veterans from the state of Virginia. They also established Washington Cemetery in 1810 and located it in what was originally the southern part of the town. With the coming of . . . — Map (db m27828) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — 6-24 — St. Colman Church and Cemetery
Irish railroad workers founded the Catholic community in Washington Court House in the 1850s, with the first Mass being held in a local shanty in 1852. In 1871, Father John B. O'Donoghue purchased three and 5/8 acres of land adjoining Washington . . . — Map (db m27834) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — The Judy Memorial Chapel
Built 1905 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m27964) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — Veterans Bicentennial Memorial — Bicentennial Flag Pole
Erected by the people of this community in commemoration of all those who served their country during our first two centuries..... — Map (db m60841) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — Veterans Memorial Park — (Towne Centre Park)
Dedicated Dec. 6, 1999 [Flagpole] Presented by Fayette County Chapter 89 Disabled American Veterans to honor all veterans 1992 City of Washington Towne Centre Park 1992 — Map (db m27967) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — War Savings Quota
. . . — Map (db m27937) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — Washington Court House
Settled by Virginia Veterans of the American Revolution — Map (db m60853) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Court House — World War Veterans Bridge
In memory of The Veterans of The World War 1917 - 1918 Dedicated Nov. 11, 1934 — Map (db m27966) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Courthouse — 9-24 — Granville T. Woods in Washington Courthouse — 1878–1880
Granville T. Woods was a pivotal African American inventor during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Wood invention of a telegraph device enabled railway companies to know the location of each of their trains. This new technology greatly . . . — Map (db m120185) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Washington Courthouse — 4-24 — Soldiers’ Row
In 1884 the Ohio General Assembly authorized “the burial of the body of any honorably discharged ex-union soldier, sailor or marine of this state who shall hereafter die without leaving means sufficient to defray funeral expenses.” . . . — Map (db m2799) HM

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