On Main Street (Ohio Route 41) at Cross Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
On Court Street (U.S. 22/62) at Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Court Street.
those from Fayette County
who served their country
in the World War
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1927
1917 Fayettes Sons —
They Gave Their All 1918
George W. Allen Ralph Barlett Jennings Bland Harry H. Brown . . . — — Map (db m27938) WM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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