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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Preble County, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Preble County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Preble County, OH (38) Butler County, OH (124) Darke County, OH (83) Montgomery County, OH (712) Union County, IN (10) Wayne County, IN (49)  PrebleCounty(38) Preble County (38)  ButlerCounty(124) Butler County (124)  DarkeCounty(83) Darke County (83)  MontgomeryCounty(712) Montgomery County (712)  UnionCountyIndiana(10) Union County (10)  WayneCounty(49) Wayne County (49)
Eaton is the county seat for Preble County
Adjacent to Preble County, Ohio
      Butler County (124)  
      Darke County (83)  
      Montgomery County (712)  
      Union County, Indiana (10)  
      Wayne County, Indiana (49)  
 
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1Ohio, Preble County, Camden — Camden
1876 birthplace of Sherwood Anderson, novelistMap (db m177527) HM
2Ohio, Preble County, Camden — Camden War Memorial
This plaque has been placed here in grateful memory of our community's servicemen who have died to maintain the freedoms which we enjoy. Civil War VeteransFrank Hale - Frank Barnet - John L.D. Jones Jack Clarke - Ursah Bell - Allen B. Lowe Benjamen . . . Map (db m17548) WM
3Ohio, Preble County, Camden — Marking the Trail
Marking the trail of Anthony Wayne. Cut Oct. 1793Map (db m109841) HM
4Ohio, Preble County, Camden — 10-69 — Old Camden Orchard Hill Cemetery
In 1817, Revolutionary War veteran and Camden co-founder James Moore Sr. and his wife, Mary, deeded a plot to the trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC) to erect a place of worship. Although a church was not built until 1825, the . . . Map (db m183257) HM
5Ohio, Preble County, College Corner — 7- 68 — Historic Hopewell / Historic Hopewell Cemetery
Historic Hopewell. The Hopewell Associate Reformed Church and Cemetery, now known as Historic Hopewell, was founded in 1808 in a log building that was replaced in 1826 with the present building. It was built by the area's first settlers, mainly . . . Map (db m84715) HM
6Ohio, Preble County, College Corner — 5- 68 — The Union School 1893-2004 — The Union County-College Corner Joint State School District
Side A : The Union School 1893-2004 College Corner Ohio     West College Corner Indiana In 1893, Ohio and Indiana constructed the first Union School on the state line separating Ohio and Indiana. For 111 years, students from both states . . . Map (db m116587) HM
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7Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Birthplace of Swine Improvement in America
First Ohio Testing Station 1946Map (db m19163) HM
8Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — C — Fort St. Clair — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Reported missing
Fort St. Clair Site of one of St. Clair's line of fortifications. 1791-1792 Now an Ohio State Park. Map (db m138827) HM
9Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — C10 — Fort St. Clair — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Reported missing
Fort St. Clair One mile west Erected in 1791-92, by order of General James Wilkinson. Here, on November 6th, 1792, Major John Adair's Kentucky Volunteers were attacked by Little Turtle. Map (db m138808) HM
10Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — C — Forty Foot-Pitch — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Reported missing
. . . Map (db m138829) HM
11Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — C — Ludlow Springs — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Reported missing
. . . Map (db m138834) HM
12Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Mary Lander — Preble County Historical Society
1792 .................... 1935 Sacred to the Memory of Mary Lander and the Preble County Historical Society These 12 acres where the Indians have trod, were donated to the Fort St. Clair Park to be kept in their virgin state as, . . . Map (db m138860) HM
13Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Monument at Mound Hill Cemetery — Lowery’s Needle — The Battle of the Forty Foot Pitch —
1- Erected by free contributions on the 17th.day of Oct.1847 2- In memory of Lieut.John Lowery of The second Sub-Legion Ensign Boyd of the first and 13 non-commissioned officers and privates who fell about five miles north of this place in an . . . Map (db m84723) WM
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14Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Mound Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial
in memory of Union Soldiers who lie buried in unmarked gravesMap (db m89772) WM
15Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial
. . . Map (db m19157) WM
16Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Ortt's Preble County Civil War Memorial
Erected by Wm. H. Ortt ------ Sacred to the memory of his comrades of the Civil War from Preble County Ohio ------ A.D. 1931 1861 1865Map (db m19153) HM
17Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Physicians in the Indian Wars / Roster of Physicians in the Indian Wars
Physicians in the Indian Wars Pioneer physicians came into the wilderness that was to become Ohio in the 1780’s, to serve in the respective campaigns of generals Josiah Harmar, Arthur St. Clair, and Anthony Wayne in their . . . Map (db m85567) HM WM
18Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — 8-68 — Preble County Courthouse
Marker Front: The current Preble County Courthouse, the third courthouse erected on this site, was designed by noted architect and Preble County native Harvey Hiestand. Its cornerstone was laid on March 17, 1917, with a copper box . . . Map (db m42207) HM
19Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Preble County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all veterans of Preble CountyMap (db m19158) HM
20Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Preble County Veterans Memorial
Veterans MemorialMap (db m177526) WM
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21Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Preble County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The 13 known men from Preble County who made the supreme sacrifice for their country in the Vietnam War. Blankenship, Edgar William, SP4, Army, 19 years of age, March 13, 1968, Lewisburg • Brown, David Allen, SP4, Army, 18 years of age, . . . Map (db m166049) WM
22Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Roberts Bridge — 1829
Ohio's oldest and only standing double-barreled covered bridge and the oldest of six remaining in the nation. Built by Orlistus Roberts and James Campbell over Seven Mile Creek on Old Camden Pike South of Eaton. Relocated and restored in . . . Map (db m19937) HM
23Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — 1-68 — Roberts Bridge / Timber Covered Bridge
Roberts Bridge. This covered bridge is the oldest still (1962) standing in the state and the last of the "double-barreled" spans in Ohio. It was built across Seven Mile Creek on the Old Camden Road in 1829-30 by Orlistus Roberts and J.L. . . . Map (db m20331) HM
24Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — 2-68 — Site of Fort St. Clair
Regular and militia troops under General James Wilkinson built this supply post and defensive fortification in March 1792 in preparation for Gen. “Mad Anthony” Wayne's campaign against the Indians of the Northwest Territory, following . . . Map (db m19152) HM
25Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — The Concord Church
The Concord Church founded November - 1840 This red granite rock from the “Canadian Shield” is more than 1 ½ billion years old. It was carried south to Preble County, Ohio at least 15,000 years ago by “The Wisconsin . . . Map (db m116662) HM
26Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — The Whispering Oak
A Witness Nov. 6. 1792 The International Society of Arborculture and the National Arborist Association jointly recognize this significant tree in this bicentennial year as having lived here during the American Revolutionary Period. 1776 - . . . Map (db m19161) HM
27Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — 9-68 — Van Ausdal-Donohoe House
This mid-19th-century structure, built in the Federal style with Italianate detail added later, was once owned by town pioneer and merchant Cornelius Van Ausdal. It was later the home of his daughter Lucinda, her husband Joseph Donohoe, and . . . Map (db m107651) HM
28Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — Welcome to the National Road — The Historic National Road in Ohio
The National Road crosses six states from Baltimore, Maryland, to East St. Louis, Illinois. The road fulfilled the dreams of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson to build an all-weather route across the Allegheny Mountains to connect the Eastern . . . Map (db m139834) HM
29Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — 6-68 — William Bruce
William Bruce founded and platted the city of Eaton in 1806. Born in Virginia in 1762, Bruce relocated to Ohio in 1793. In 1806, he purchased nearly two thousand acres of land from the government for the founding of Eaton. Bruce, a Revolutionary War . . . Map (db m17488) HM
30Ohio, Preble County, Eaton — World War I Memorial
Dedicated to those who served their country World War 1917 - 1918Map (db m19154) WM
31Ohio, Preble County, Fair Haven — 3-68 — Bunker Hill House — Old Tavern on an Ancient Highway — An Underground Railroad Site —
Side A The Bunker Hill House, previously the Bunker Hill Tavern, was built in stages between 1834 and 1862. The building is one of Ohio's best representations of Federal-Greek Revival style "pike town" architecture. This architectural style . . . Map (db m107655) HM
32Ohio, Preble County, Lewisburg — Euphemia — The Historic National Road in Ohio
Construction of the National Road was approaching Preble County in 1830, and the coming of the Road spurred the economic interests of local residents. John Mumma, the county surveyor, decided to purchase 158 acres of farmland for $7,900. He platted . . . Map (db m96502) HM
33Ohio, Preble County, Lewisburg — Welcome to the National Road — The Historic National Road in Ohio — West Gate —
The National Road crosses six states from Baltimore, Maryland to East st. Louis, Illinois. the road fulfilled the dreams of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson to build an all-weather route acros the Allegheny Mountains to connect the Eastern . . . Map (db m96508) HM
34Ohio, Preble County, New Paris — New Paris
Rev. Benjamin Hanby wrote the Christmas song "Up on the Housetop" here in 1864Map (db m178187) HM
35Ohio, Preble County, New Paris — New Paris
Rev. Benjamin Hanby wrote the Christmas Song "Up On The Housetop" here in 1864Map (db m193139) HM
36Ohio, Preble County, New Paris — New Paris Veterans Memorial — Spring Lawn Cemetery — Clarence Teaford Post —
Howard Taker • Wilson G. Biettelon • Trafford Boyd • James Burden • Paul W. Clark • Walter Cobletz • Amos Fleenor • Harvey Haller • Charles H. Harris • Emmet G. Harris • Ancil C. Jennings • Leonard Lambert • Henry B. . . . Map (db m178140) WM
37Ohio, Preble County, New Paris — The Historic National Road in Ohio — The Road That Helped Build The Nation — The Road Less Traveled —
Welcome to the National Road The National Road crosses six states from Baltimore, Maryland, to East St. Louis, Illinois. The road fulfilled the dreams of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson to build an all-weather route across the . . . Map (db m180639) HM
38Ohio, Preble County, West Elkton — West Elkton Underground Railroad Station
Site of one station where slaves were hidden and aided on their route to freedom to Canada 1840 - 1863 known as the Underground RailwayMap (db m157013) HM
 
 
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Jan. 27, 2023