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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fayette County, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Fayette 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 Fayette County, OH (32) Clinton County, OH (46) Greene County, OH (105) Highland County, OH (36) Madison County, OH (26) Pickaway County, OH (45) Ross County, OH (74)  FayetteCounty(32) Fayette County (32)  ClintonCounty(46) Clinton County (46)  GreeneCounty(105) Greene County (105)  HighlandCounty(36) Highland County (36)  MadisonCounty(26) Madison County (26)  PickawayCounty(45) Pickaway County (45)  RossCounty(74) Ross County (74)
Washington Court House is the county seat for Fayette County
Adjacent to Fayette County, Ohio
      Clinton County (46)  
      Greene County (105)  
      Highland County (36)  
      Madison County (26)  
      Pickaway County (45)  
      Ross County (74)  
 
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1Ohio, Fayette County, Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg
On Main Street (Ohio Route 38) at Cross Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Founded 1815 by Solomon Bowers. Site of one of Ohio's first academies.Map (db m189629) HM
2Ohio, Fayette County, Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg Area Underground Railroad
On Main Street (Ohio Route 41) at Cross Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
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
3Ohio, Fayette County, Bloomingburg — 5-24 — Bloomingburg Cemetery
On Main Street (Ohio Route 238) at the cemetery entrance, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
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
4Ohio, Fayette County, Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg Veterans Flag Pole
On Main Street (Ohio Route 38) near Cross Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
5Ohio, Fayette County, Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg Veterans Memorial
On Main Street (Ohio Route 38) near Cross Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
6Ohio, Fayette County, Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg War Memorial
Erected in honor of Soldiers of All Wars Humbly We PraiseMap (db m27935) HM
Paid Advertisement
7Ohio, Fayette County, Good Hope — 8-24 — David Jones: Medal of Honor Recipient
Near Cemetery Road (County Route 203).
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
8Ohio, Fayette County, Good Hope — Wayne Township Veterans Memorial — Good Hope Cemetery
Near Cemetery Road (County Route 203).
Lest We Forget in sacred memory of those who served in defense of their countryMap (db m106295) WM
9Ohio, Fayette County, Jefferson Township — Garmhausen Roadside Rest Area — In honor of Wilbur J. Garmhausen
On Interstate 71, 6.5 miles south of Ohio Route 734, on the right when traveling south.
Chief Landscape Architect, Ohio Dept. of Highways 1949-1972, Division Landscape Architect 1935-1949. Developer of Ohio Rest Areas, speaker, author, coordinator of Ohio Short Course on Roadside Development for 31 years, chairman of Roadside . . . Map (db m133016) HM
10Ohio, Fayette County, Jeffersonville — Jeffersonville Veterans Memorial
On South Main Street (Ohio Route 41) at East Walnut Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
[Names not listed]Map (db m155834) WM
11Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — 104mm German Cannon
On Court / Columbus Street (U.S. 22/62) at Washington Avenue (U.S. 22), on the right when traveling north on Court / Columbus Street.
Captured by American Forces World War 1917 - 1918 Commemorating the Allied VictoryMap (db m60838) HM WM
12Ohio, 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 Ladies of . . . Map (db m27941) HM WM
13Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — 1-24 — Fayette County Court House / Washington Court House Riot of 1894 — Archibald M. Willard Murals
On East Court Street (U.S. 22) at North Main Street, on the left when traveling east on East Court Street.
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
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14Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — Fayette County Fairgrounds Veterans Memorial
Near Fairview Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Orvilla Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
Dedicated to all veterans who have served Past ★ Present ★ FutureMap (db m189632) WM
15Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — Fayette County War Memorial
On Court Street (U.S. 22/62) at Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Court Street.
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
16Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — Fayette County World War Memorial
On Court Street (U.S. 22/62) at Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Court Street.
Erected to those from Fayette County who served their country in the World War Dedicated Nov. 11, 1927 1917 • Fayette’s Sons — They Gave Their All • 1918 George W. Allen • Ralph Barlett • Jennings Bland • Harry H. Brown . . . Map (db m27938) WM
17Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — 9-24 — Granville T. Woods in Washington Courthouse — 1878–1880
On Millikan Avenue just south of Eyman Park Drive, on the left when traveling south.
Granville T. Woods was a pivotal African American inventor during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Woods invention of a telegraph device enabled railway companies to know the location of each of their trains. This new technology greatly . . . Map (db m155940) HM
18Ohio, 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
19Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — Mark Road Bridge
On Mark Road (County Route 54), on the right when traveling east.
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
20Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — Morris Sharp House — Fayette County Museum
On Washington Avenue (U.S. 22) at Court / Columbus Street (U.S. 22/62), on the left when traveling east on Washington Avenue.
Built by Morris Sharp in 1875 - is on The National Register of Historic Places of the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m60842) HM
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21Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — 7-24 — Old Washington Cemetery
On East Street at the railroad right of way, on the right when traveling west on East Street.
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
22Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — 4-24 — Soldiers’ Row
Near Washington Avenue (U.S. 22) west of Old Chillicothe Road SE (Ohio Route 140).
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 m158055) HM
23Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — 6-24 — St. Colman Church and Cemetery
On Elm Street, on the left when traveling south.
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
24Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — The Barney Kelly House
On East East Street just west of Sycamore Street, on the right when traveling east.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m189634) HM
25Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — The Judy Memorial Chapel
The Judy Memorial Chapel built 1905 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m27964) HM
26Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — To Our Veterans — Honor • Duty • Country
On Veterans Way just north of West Temple Street, on the left when traveling north.
This monument is dedicated to the men and women who have served in the armed forces. We honor their duty and sacrifice in America and abroad. Our veterans, POWs and MIAs fought for our country; and we will never forget their struggle for our . . . Map (db m189631) WM
27Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — Veterans Bicentennial Memorial — Bicentennial Flag Pole
On Court / Columbus Street (U.S. 22/62) at Washington Avenue (U.S. 22), on the right when traveling north on Court / Columbus Street.
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
28Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — Veterans Memorial Park — (Towne Centre Park)
On Court Street at Fayette Street, on the right when traveling east on Court Street.
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 1992Map (db m27967) HM
29Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — War Savings Quota
On Court Street (U.S. 22/62) at Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Court Street.
. . . Map (db m27937) HM
30Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — Washington Court House
On Washington Avenue (U.S. 22) east of Court / Columbus Street (U.S. 22/62), on the left when traveling east.
Settled by Virginia Veterans of the American RevolutionMap (db m60853) HM
31Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — Washington Court House
On Clinton Avenue (U.S. 22) near Fairview Avenue, on the right.
Settled by Virginia veterans of the American RevolutionMap (db m155939) HM
32Ohio, Fayette County, Washington Court House — World War Veterans Bridge
On Court Street (U.S. 22/62) at Veterans Way/Water Street, on the left when traveling west on Court Street.
In memory of The Veterans of The World War 1917 - 1918 Dedicated Nov. 11, 1934Map (db m27966) WM
 
 
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Jan. 27, 2023