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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Clermont County, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Clermont 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 Clermont County, OH (122) Brown County, OH (56) Clinton County, OH (46) Hamilton County, OH (346) Warren County, OH (210) Bracken County, KY (23) Campbell County, KY (49) Pendleton County, KY (8)  ClermontCounty(122) Clermont County (122)  BrownCounty(56) Brown County (56)  ClintonCounty(46) Clinton County (46)  HamiltonCounty(346) Hamilton County (346)  WarrenCounty(210) Warren County (210)  BrackenCountyKentucky(23) Bracken County (23)  CampbellCounty(49) Campbell County (49)  PendletonCounty(8) Pendleton County (8)
Batavia is the county seat for Clermont County
Adjacent to Clermont County, Ohio
      Brown County (56)  
      Clinton County (46)  
      Hamilton County (346)  
      Warren County (210)  
      Bracken County, Kentucky (23)  
      Campbell County, Kentucky (49)  
      Pendleton County, Kentucky (8)  
 
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1 Ohio, Clermont County, Amelia — Morse House — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Built by Increase Sumner Morse, 1806- 1875, circa 1850. This is one of the oldest buildings in Amelia and was constructed of bricks fired in a kiln on site. The house has served as an inn, and a store. Originally the house was located on . . . Map (db m99697) HM
2 Ohio, Clermont County, Bantam, Monroe Township — 08 — John Collins, Methodist Preacher and Circuit Rider / Bethel Methodist Church and Cemetery
In 1803. Reverend John Collins and his family settled in Clermont County to farm, and one year later donated the land for this Methodist church and cemetery. This church became part of a network of other churches in the area nicknamed the "Collins . . . Map (db m227930) HM
3 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — Anderson State Road1804 — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker — Reported missing
Tealtown and Baldwin Roads were once part of an old state road. In 1804, the new state of Ohio appropriated $1,650 for the purpose of making a road to go from Chillicothe through Cincinnati, to the West line of the state. Isaac Anderson, of . . . Map (db m99475) HM
4 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — Batavia Vietnam War Memorial
In honor of all from Batavia who served in the Vietnam War And in special memory of our native son who was killed-in-action Lt. Andrew M. Haglage, U.S.M.C.Map (db m199330) WM
5 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — Clemont County Korean War Memorial
Lest we forget Freedom is not free Honoring Those Who ServedMap (db m199333) WM
6 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — Distinguished Citizens Of Clermont County Ohio“A Bicentennial Recognition” — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Philip Gatch • 1751-1834 • Minister & Common Pleas Judge Milford William Lytle • 1770-1831 • Surveyor • Williamsburg Thomas Morris • 1776-1844 • U.S. Senator & Abolitionist • Bethel Ulysses S. Grant • 1822-1885 • 18th U.S. . . . Map (db m199332) HM
7 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — Lake Allyn Site — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
The Clermont County Fair was held here from 1857 – 1863. In 1861, Civil War Camps Lucas and Scott were located here. In 1901 the Cincinnati, Georgetown and Portsmouth Railroad (CG&P), 1876 – 1935, constructed a ten acre lake named after the . . . Map (db m99692) HM
8 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — One-Room Schoolhouses — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
The nearby Lucy Run School (1885) is an example of the one-room schoolhouses that served rural Clermont County from 1800 to 1930. Before an Ohio law assessing taxes for public schools was passed in 1825, the first schools were by . . . Map (db m99693) HM
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9 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — St. Philomena Church — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
The first Catholic Parish in Clermont County was established 1839. The original church of log construction was destroyed by a fire the eve of Ascension Day 1868. A stone church was erected on the original site in 1869. The present structure . . . Map (db m204967) HM
10 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — The Bicentennial Window — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
The stained glass window is a gift to the citizens of Clermont County from the Clermont County Ohio Bicentennial Celebration Committee. It is a project of legacy, a preservation of history and a commitment to education. Surrounding the geographic . . . Map (db m200019) HM
11 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — The Waits House1836 — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
This Federal style house was built by Charles Waits with bricks made on site. The 16-inch thick interior walls required stone foundations for support. This area commonly called "Judges Corner."Map (db m199334) HM
12 Ohio, Clermont County, Batavia — The Walk of Veterans — Tri-State Warbird Museum —
The Walk of Veterans we salute the honored veterans who defended our freedom. Their courage, valor, and sacrifice serve as an inspiration to all.Map (db m99691) WM
13 Ohio, Clermont County, Bethel — 2-13 — Early Settlers Burial Ground
Resting here among other pioneers are: Obed Denham, native of Plainfield, New Jersey, donor of this plot, founder of Bethel in 1798, and pioneer abolitionist; Thomas Morris, antislavery leader, veteran state legislator, U.S. senator . . . Map (db m224989) HM
14 Ohio, Clermont County, Bethel — Private Edgar R. AstonMedal of Honor
Medal of Honor. Private Edgar R. Aston, Company L, 8th U.S. Cavalry Indian Wars. Battle San Carlos, Arizona Territory 1865 with two other men, he volunteered to search for a wagon passage out of a 4,000 foot valley wherein an Infantry Column was . . . Map (db m108890) WM
15 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — Chilo Lock & Dam #34 Powerhouse
Chilo Lock & Dam 34 Powerhouse Built by the US Army Corps of Engineers Dedicated October 6, 1925 Renovated by the Clermont County Park District August 27, 2005 Board of Park Commissioners William A. Stearns, Chairman Kenneth R. . . . Map (db m166915) HM
16 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — Diana Whitney Memorial
There rests here, in the quiet beauty of the valley of the Ohio, the dust of a young girl. On July 23, 1823, a wagon train, creaking toward the west came to a halt close by. When the train moved forward, one of its party had been . . . Map (db m166841) HM
17 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — Locking Through — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
From 1885 to 1929, fifty-one dams were built across the Ohio River. The dams maintained a minimum 9 foot channel depth. To get around a dam, boats passed through a lock. 1. When a boat goes up the river, the upstream gates (A) ane closed . . . Map (db m166913) HM
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18 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — Replacing Chilo — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
The Chilo Lock and Dam #34 closed in 1964 with the opening of the new Meldahl Locks and Dam. The larger high lift dam raised the river's navigation channel to a minimum of 12 feet. This eliminated the need for Chilo and three other upstream . . . Map (db m166907) HM
19 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — Search Lights — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
The search light that rested on this pedestal provided light for men working on the Esplanade at night.Map (db m166897) HM
20 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — 6 — The “Rye” Field and Water Tower — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
Children living at Chilo Lock and Dam referred to the central field as the Rye Field. It provided a place for games and picnics. The Good Life Children at the Lock and Dam never had to mow their lawns or paint their houses. Most . . . Map (db m166916) HM
21 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — The Wakerobin — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
The Wakerobin was built in 1926-for the US Lighthouse Service, which became the Coast Guard. Most recently the Wakerobin was known as the USS Nightmare, a haunted Halloween attraction in Covington, KY. The . . . Map (db m166881) HM
22 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — 2 — The Assistant Lockmaster’s House — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
This house was the Assistant Lockmaster's or the Engineer's house. Between it and the powerhouse stood an identical house belonging to the Lockmaster. Their close proximity to the powerhouse allowed quick access. A House with a View . . . Map (db m166893) HM
23 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — The Chilo Lock and Dam #34 Walking Tour — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
Welcome to the Chilo Lock and Dam #34 Walking Tour. Imagine the sights and sounds of the Chilo Lock and Dam. Boats sounding their horns, the lock gates rolling closed, workers' shouts as the wicket dam is raised and lowered… Other sounds . . . Map (db m166896) HM
24 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — The Flood of 1937 — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
The brass plaque on the wall marks the high water mark of the 1937 flood. At that point, the river had crested at 73 feet - a record that still stands.Map (db m166898) HM
25 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — 5 — The Garage and Maintenance Shed — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
A community garage was equipped with eight parking spaces - one for each of the eight houses. The garage's parking spaces were narrow (built for 1920s era vehicles). Additionally, the garage hugged the road, making parking . . . Map (db m166884) HM
26 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — The Ohio River: Ever Changing — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
Since its creation, the Ohio River has always changed. Its seasonal floods and dry spells make the Ohio River both feared and respected. In 1888, the U.S. snag boat E.A. Woodruff removed 1225 snags, 127 large rocks, 46 new wrecks and 13 . . . Map (db m166891) HM
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27 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — 3 — The Ramp and Esplande — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
The Esplanade The ground between the powerhouse and the river was called the esplanade. It was paved and kept immaculately clean. The area is now under 30 feet of water and the lock wall is 100 yards from the current river . . . Map (db m166889) HM
28 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — 4 — The Wood Frame Houses — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
Four one-story homes stood in a row. The houses consisted of five rooms. The outhouse foundations along the fenceline are all that remains of these houses. Indoor Plumbing In the 1940s, indoor plumbing was installed and the outhouses . . . Map (db m166887) HM
29 Ohio, Clermont County, Chilo — Water Highways — Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —
Since the beginning of the western expansion, the Ohio River has moved people and products into the nation's interior. Coal is King After the Civil War, the demand for coal increased. Coal is now by far the major commodity moving along . . . Map (db m166894) HM
30 Ohio, Clermont County, Cincinnati — Chapel — Mt. Moriah — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Clermont County Bicentennial Marker Chapel- Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church. Organized in 1835 as the Methodist Protestant Church of Tobasco. Meetings were held in a schoolhouse until 1842, when the church erected this small brick . . . Map (db m99694) HM
31 Ohio, Clermont County, Cincinnati — Mt. Moriah Cemetery — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
The Union Township Trustees operate and maintain the cemetery. It is situated on land purchased in 1800 by Withamsville founder, Maurice Witham. Interred here are some prominent pioneers and citizens - - the Witham family, Indian fighter . . . Map (db m99695) HM
32 Ohio, Clermont County, Cincinnati — Mt. Moriah World War II Memorial
. . . Map (db m99696) WM
33 Ohio, Clermont County, East Fork State Park — Bethel Methodist Church — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Established 1805 by Rev. John Collins. The first church was a log cabin. Replaced in 1818. The current church dates to 1867.Map (db m204885) HM
34 Ohio, Clermont County, East Fork State Park — Civil War Veterans
David Brunk • Alonzo M. Burroughs • William Cappel • Samuel N. Channell • Joseph Cordry • Edward Doughty, Jr. • John W. Dunseth • James H. Ewans • G. W. Freshman • William H. Gray • John Henderson • Josiah J. Higbee • William W. Higbee • William P. . . . Map (db m204655) WM
35 Ohio, Clermont County, East Fork State Park — Elk Lick Mound
Throughout times historic and prehistoric, the relatively flat land, rich soils and ample water supply of the Little Miami River valley have proved appealing to populations settling here. The Adena people inhabited this area from approximately . . . Map (db m204653) HM
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36 Ohio, Clermont County, East Fork State Park — Fallen Heroes of Clermont CountyPersian Gulf — Iraq — Afghanistan — Fallen Heroes Memorial —
James H. Lumpkins   ☆   Todd B. Rose   ☆   Matt Maupin   ☆   Chuck Kiser   ☆   Nick Erdy   ☆   Tyler B. Swisher   ☆   Bryan N. Taylor   ☆   Billy D. Spencer   ☆   Phillip McNeill   ☆   Tony . . . Map (db m204651) WM
37 Ohio, Clermont County, East Fork State Park — Old Bethel M.E. Church Reported permanently removed
In 1978 this building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is still used for special services. The original log church was constructed by the Rev. John Collins in 1805. In the year 1816 the framework of the present church was . . . Map (db m207763) HM
38 Ohio, Clermont County, Edenton — In This Cemetery is Buried William Slone Reported missing
In this cemetery is buried William Slone, Revolutionary War soldier, bugler in General Wayne’s army at battle of Fallen Timbers, 1794. First settler in Wayne Township, Clermont County.Map (db m204978) HM
39 Ohio, Clermont County, Edenton — Xenia RoadBullskin Trace — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker — Reported missing
The stone monument in the adjacent field commemorates the Bullskin trace, an old Indian trail used by Daniel Boone to escape the Shawnee Indians in 1778. Used by soldiers of General Anthony Wayne’s Army in 1793. It was made the Xenia State road in . . . Map (db m207762) HM
40 Ohio, Clermont County, Edenton — Xenia State Road Old Indian Trail MonumentBullskin Trace — Xenia Trace
Used by Boone to escape in 1778, by General Wayne in Indian Campaign, 1793. Made state road, 1807. Used for ammunition train, 1812. Underground Railroad prior 1861Map (db m204973) HM
41 Ohio, Clermont County, Felicity — Felicity Underground Railroad
This is the site of the home of William Sleet, a black abolitionist. A blacksmith, he was a prominent member of the Felicity Underground Railroad operation. Felicity was a very important community on the Underground Railroad that helped escaped . . . Map (db m99963) HM
42 Ohio, Clermont County, Felicity — Felicity Veterans Memorial“Lest we forget”
Our gift to the village “Lest we forget” Over the years, the Village of Felicity and surrounding communities have given freely its sons and daughters to serve in the quest for world peace. Many residents from this area, their family and . . . Map (db m99978) WM
43 Ohio, Clermont County, Felicity — Honor Roll 1918Franklin Township WW I Veterans Memorial
Honor Roll 1918 Dedicated as a lasting tribute to the memory of our men who answered the call of their country in the World War. erected by the citizens of Franklin Township, Clermont County (68 names) USMap (db m99976) WM
44 Ohio, Clermont County, Goshen — Burial Site of Two Unknown SoldiersSlabs Camp — On the Bullskin Trail — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Near here are buried two unknown soldiers of General Anthony Wayne's Army who died while at Slabs Camp, at the junction of Highway 131 and 133 in 1793. A memorial service was held by Edenton Willing Workers and Blanchester Daughter's of the American . . . Map (db m99977) HM WM
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45 Ohio, Clermont County, Goshen — 5-13 — Colonel John J. VollWorld War II Flying Ace — 1922–1987 —
Colonel John J. Voll from Goshen, Ohio, was the highest scoring ace of the 15th U.S. Army Air Force in the Mediterranean theater of World War II. As a Captain flying a P-51 Mustang fighter plane, he was credited with twenty-one aerial . . . Map (db m204969) HM
46 Ohio, Clermont County, Goshen — Goshen High School Veterans Memorial
In honor of all Goshen Warriors who have servedMap (db m99435) WM
47 Ohio, Clermont County, Goshen — 11-13 — Goshen School Building
Side A In 1907, the Goshen School Building, later known as both Goshen Intermediate School and Sheila Green Elementary, was erected. The two-story, buff-colored, pressed-brick building was the first attempt at school consolidation in Goshen . . . Map (db m99433) HM
48 Ohio, Clermont County, Goshen — Honoring Goshen School Building1908- 2002
Honoring Goshen School Building 1908- 2002 in tribute of the memories made by generations of Goshen WarriorsMap (db m99434) HM
49 Ohio, Clermont County, Loveland — 25th AnniversaryLower Little Miami Scenic River
25th Anniversary Lower Little Miami Scenic River Designated into the National Wide & Scenic River System January 1980 to protect and enhance the river’s free-flowing character, water quality, & outstandingly remarkable values Little . . . Map (db m120866) HM
50 Ohio, Clermont County, Loveland — Charlie Henry Rich
Here lies Charlie Henry Rich who dealt “Aces and Eights” to Wild Bill Hickok in the Blackhills of Deadwood South Dakota in No. 10 Saloon August 2, 1876Map (db m99468) HM
51 Ohio, Clermont County, Loveland — 3-13 — Dead Man's HandAces and 8s Worldwide Legend
Charles Henry Rich, buried in this cemetery, was a close friend of James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok. On August 2, 1876, Hickok was killed while playing poker at the No. 10 Saloon, Deadwood, Dakota Territory. Charlie Rich had just dealt Hickok two . . . Map (db m99467) HM
52 Ohio, Clermont County, Loveland — Little Miami Railroad — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Chartered in 1836, the Little Miami Railroad reached Milford in 1841 and Loveland in 1844. It was the first railroad in Clermont County. John Kugler supplied the ties for much of the 6.15 miles of track in Clermont County. In 1860 . . . Map (db m99472) HM
53 Ohio, Clermont County, Loveland — Public Water Worksc. 1905 — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Designed by Cincinnati Music Hall architect, Henry C. Hubbell. Water service was confined to Loveland, but also supplied the large railroad tanks on the B&O and Pennsylvania Railways. Very important in the days of steam locomotives. It was . . . Map (db m120811) HM
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54 Ohio, Clermont County, Loveland — The Little Miami Railroad
The Little Miami Railroad was chartered on March 11, 1836, to build a track from Cincinnati to Xenia. In 1844, its rails were laid through the Butterworth farm. The Little Miami was leased and named the Pennsylvania Railroad Co, in 1869. From . . . Map (db m120863) HM
55 Ohio, Clermont County, Loveland — The Ramsey/Paxton Cemetery — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker — Reported missing
Col. Thomas Paxton (1739-1813) served with General George Washington at Valley Forge in 1777 and with General Anthony Wayne at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794. This was the last major fight against the Indians before Ohio became a state in . . . Map (db m99423) HM
56 Ohio, Clermont County, Loveland — White Pillarscirca 1840 — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Clermont County Bicentennial Marker White Pillars circa 1840 Lt. Col. Thomas Paxton, 1736- 1813, settled this land in 1795 and is buried in the Paxton- Ramsey cemetery. This Greek Revival house was designed by John Ramsey. . . . Map (db m99424) HM
57 Ohio, Clermont County, Miamiville — 10 — MiamivilleFighting at the Bridges — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
Early on July 14, 1863, Confederate Colonel Basil Duke's brigade was the first of Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan's cavalry to splash across the Little Miami River at Porter's Mill. Duke's initial objective was to capture the . . . Map (db m108245) HM
58 Ohio, Clermont County, Miamiville — 9 — MiamivilleDerailment of the "Kilgour" — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan's 2,000 cavalrymen, laden with artillery and wagons, began fording the Little Miami River around 7 am on July 14, 1863. Scouts rode ahead to establish defensive perimeters. About half a mile . . . Map (db m108242) HM
59 Ohio, Clermont County, Milford — 1-13 — First Methodist Church — United Methodist Church Registered Historic Site No. 266 —
Founded in 1797 in the log cabin of the Reverend Francis McCormick, the Milford Methodist Church is the oldest of the denomination in the Northwest Territory and Ohio. Pioneer worshipers walked many miles through the wilderness to attend its circuit . . . Map (db m99541) HM
60 Ohio, Clermont County, Milford — Greenlawn Cemeterycirca 1811 — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Philip Gatch, 1751 – 1834, established the cemetery on his farm when his wife Elizabeth died in 1811. Originally this was a site of a Hopewell Indian mound building culture. In his will, Gatch gave his sons discretion to open the cemetery . . . Map (db m99618) HM
61 Ohio, Clermont County, Milford — Henry Clark CorbinMemorial Cannon
In grateful remembrance of Henry Clark Corbin Lieutenant General U.S.A. a soldier of Clermont CountyMap (db m99620) WM
62 Ohio, Clermont County, Milford — Milford
Home of first Methodist class in Northwest Territory, 1797Map (db m133625) HM
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63 Ohio, Clermont County, Milford — Milford Bridge
The Milford Bridge was built in 1924 by the Standard Bridge Engineering and Constructing Co. of Toledo, Ohio. The bridge was one of 19 Pennsylvania Through Trusses built in Ohio. It was closed to traffic in 1985 due to structural deterioration . . . Map (db m79004) HM
64 Ohio, Clermont County, Milford — Milford GAR Veterans Memorial
erected by S.R.S. West Post No. 544 G.A.R. in memory of the soldiers of Miami Township 1909Map (db m99619) WM
65 Ohio, Clermont County, Milford — Promont — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Using exquisite materials from Europe and fine craftsmanship from the area, the house was built by William McGrue in 1865. It is an Italianate style mansion with a tower. The 43rd Governor of Ohio, John Pattison, resided here from 1879 until . . . Map (db m99595) HM
66 Ohio, Clermont County, Milford — The Leming House — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Miami Township, established 1801, was one of five original townships in Clermont County. Among early settlers in Miami Township were the Leming family of New Jersey. In 1806, four Leming brothers—Ezekiel, John, Gabriel, and Charles—arrived here and . . . Map (db m187272) HM
67 Ohio, Clermont County, Moscow — M60A3 Battle Tank
The development of the M60 series of tanks began in 1965 following a decision made by the U.S. Army to create an improved version of the M48 “Patton” tank. Built by General Dynamics, the M60 entered service in 1960, but was quickly superseded by the . . . Map (db m204643) HM
68 Ohio, Clermont County, Moscow — Moscow War Memorial
1861 — 1865 In memory of the veterans of Moscow, Clermont County, Ohio, who served in the Civil War. Ackley, James • Armacost, Elijah • Bayless, Alonzo • Benjamin, James A. • Brown, Marion • Camery, Morris • Clark, Benjamin F. • . . . Map (db m204530) WM
69 Ohio, Clermont County, Mount Carmel — Union Hall – 1851 — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker — Reported missing
Built by Cyrus Broadwell, this building housed a public school, 1857-1866, and Mt. Carmel Grange, 1876-1966. The Junior Order, the I.O.O.F., and a church once met here. The building was sold to a business in 1973.Map (db m204899) HM
70 Ohio, Clermont County, Neville — Edgington Mound — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
This burial mound was built during the time period 1000 B.C. to 400 A.D. Because the 15 foot 9 inch mound is conical shaped, it is believed to have been built by the Adenda Culture. It is 133 feet in diameter at the base. The mound received its . . . Map (db m164257) HM
71 Ohio, Clermont County, Neville — Neville1812 — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Clermont County Bicentennial Marker Neville – 1812 The town is situated in the first survey, No, 388, made in the Virginia Military District of Ohio. Nov. 13, 1787, John Obannon surveyed a tract of 1,400 acres for Col. John . . . Map (db m99890) HM
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72 Ohio, Clermont County, Neville — Neville Veterans Memorial
Side A 1917 (eagle) 1918 Honor Roll (28 names) 2 killed in action Side B 1941 (eagle) 1945 Honor Roll (48 names) one killed in actionMap (db m99889) WM
73 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — 1st Regular Baptist ChurchUnderground Railroad Site — Clermont Freedom Trail —
The original section of the church was built in 1842, the same year the congregation avowed “not to fellowship with those who sustained or countenanced” the institution of slavery.Map (db m182099) HM
74 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — Capt. Ernest Wagner Park
Capt. Ernest Wagner Park dedicated July 27, 1980 Captain Wagner commanded excursion passenger steamboats Island Queen, Delta Queen, Mississippi Queen and Avalon on the Ohio and Mississippi River Systems Cap knew every bend, sandbar and . . . Map (db m99767) HM
75 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — Clermont Academy1839 — 1892
The first place of higher learning in Clermont County. A woman’s dream, a man’s covenant with God. Built in the valley below by Rev. Daniel Parker’s family. Graduated 1500 students of many professions. First Principal—James, their son, . . . Map (db m204649) HM
76 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — Dr. John G. Rogers Home & OfficeUnderground Railroad Site — Clermont Freedom Trail —
Dr. Rogers was the first president of the Clermont County Anti-Slavery Society and a financial supporter of James G. Birney, publisher of The Philanthropist newspaper. He practiced medicine for over 60 years and is most noted for the delivery . . . Map (db m182096) HM
77 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — Founding of New Richmond — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Jacob Light (1756 – 1831) platted the Village of New Richmond in 1814 on 85 acres he had bought in 1804. His village streets ran at right angles to the Ohio River. Thomas Ashburn (1769 – 1826) bought 875 acres from William Lytle next to . . . Map (db m99717) HM
78 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — Franklin Chapel — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Clermont County Bicentennial Marker Franklin Chapel This Methodist Episcopal Church was built in 1854 under the direction of Rev. J.L. Holtzinger at a cost of $1,665. The belfry and church bell were added in Dec.1884.Map (db m99886) HM
79 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — 9-13 — Henry Clark Corbin / Colclazer Run
Henry Clark Corbin Henry Clark Corbin was born September 15, 1842 and reared here on the family farm along Colclazer Run near Laurel. He attended public school and the private Parker Academy in nearby Clermontville. After teaching school and . . . Map (db m99622) HM
80 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — 8-13 — Mt. Zion Chapel / Mt. Zion Cemetery - Lafayette School
Mt. Zion Chapel The Mount Zion Chapel of the Christian Church was built in 1872 on this hill adjacent to the members' cemetery outside of Clermontville. The site was part of a two-acre parcel that had been secured from the farm of William R. . . . Map (db m99887) HM
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81 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — 6-13 — New Richmond
Prior to the Civil War, New Richmond citizens participated actively in the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad. In 1836, James G. Birney published The Philanthropist, an abolitionist newspaper, in New Richmond before moving . . . Map (db m99708) HM
82 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — New Richmond Pearl Harbor Memorial
(logo- USS Arizona) This stone is erected in honor of the brave members of the armed forces who died defending this country from the treacherous attack on Pearl Harbor on Sunday morning December 7, 1941 ‘Greater love hath no man than . . . Map (db m99765) WM
83 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — New Richmond VFW Veterans Memorial
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States in memory of all men who fought for their countryMap (db m99718) WM
84 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — New Richmond WaterfrontUnderground Railroad Site — Clermont Freedom Trail —
In 1862 slave catchers paraded a captured Leroy Lee in manacles down Front Street toward the river. A crowd of New Richmond citizens confronted the armed captors demanding the release of Lee. Seeing they were greatly outnumbered, the slave . . . Map (db m99706) HM
85 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — New Richmond WW I MemorialOn the Ohio River
Affectionately inscribed to the heroic boys of New Richmond as a tribute to the self-sacrificing spirit that they displayed in their country’s service in the momentous years of 1917- 1918 (157 names) Red Cross Nurses (two names)Map (db m99719) WM
86 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — Ross – Gowdy House MuseumUnderground Railroad Site — Clermont Freedom Trail —
Built circa 1850, the Ross-Gowdy House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Through the years it has served as the home of three New Richmond mayors. Merchant Thomas Gowdy lived in this house in 1876. The home was acquired by . . . Map (db m99720) HM
87 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — Spann — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
An early crossroads settlement instrumental in the development of Pierce Township. Located at Dutch Creek and Ten Mile Road. The hamlet consisted of a community water well, a general store / post office (1860) and the Ten Mile Presbyterian . . . Map (db m99698) HM
88 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — The United States Merchant Marine
In recognition of those who serve their country in war and peace time to those 250,000 who served in World War II to those 670 who were taken prisoner to those 6700 plus who gave their lives and to the countless number who served since this . . . Map (db m99764) WM
89 Ohio, Clermont County, New Richmond — Thomas AshburnFounder of Susanna
In memory of Thomas Ashburn born – Bolton, England, July 11, 1769 died – New Richmond, Feb. 15, 1828 founder of Susanna in 1816 and donor of this riverside promenade and other parks and, sites to be used, forever, for worship, . . . Map (db m99766) HM
90 Ohio, Clermont County, Owensville — Clermont County Fair — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
One of the oldest fairs in Ohio. The first fair was held in Franklin, Monroe Township, in 1846. The fair was held in Bantam, 1849 - 1856. and Olive Branch, 1857 - 1863. The fair relocated to Boston; now called Owensville. The Clermont County . . . Map (db m202990) HM
91 Ohio, Clermont County, Owensville — OwensvilleFounded in 1838
Birthplace of Governor John Pattison 43rd Governor of OhioMap (db m199329) HM
92 Ohio, Clermont County, Owensville — Owensville Village Hall — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
The Owensville Village Hall was built as a Methodist Episcopal in 1859 and later housed a Church of Christ. The village purchased the building in 1988 and utilizes it as village hall. On July 14, 1863, Confederate States General John Hunt Morgan’s . . . Map (db m95616) HM
93 Ohio, Clermont County, Owensville — Stonelick Covered Bridge — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
Built in 1878. It is 140' long supported by a 12 panel Howe Truss. Howe patented this truss (crossed wooden members with vertical iron rods) in 1840. Last covered bridge in Clermont County. Placed on National Register of Historical Places 1974.Map (db m86889) HM
94 Ohio, Clermont County, Point Pleasant — Grant Birthplace1st President born in a "mobile home"
Point Pleasant was a tiny huddle of cabins in what was considered the raw Western frontier in 1822. Grant's family lived here until he was about a year old and then moved to Georgetown, Ohio. Neither Grant nor his family would have imagined his . . . Map (db m45032) HM
95 Ohio, Clermont County, Point Pleasant — 4-13 — Grant Memorial Bridge
The cast iron nameplate mounted on the walkway is one of two that were formerly located on the original Grant Memorial Bridge. The original steel truss structure was constructed from 1925-1927 by the Brookville Construction Company, Brookville, . . . Map (db m44952) HM
96 Ohio, Clermont County, Point Pleasant — Jean DeLannoy
To the memory of Jean DeLannoy 1570 - 1604 The Huguenot Ancestor of President Ulysses S. GrantMap (db m166840) HM
97 Ohio, Clermont County, Point Pleasant — Point PleasantCorporation Limit Marker
Birthplace of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant 18th President of the United StatesMap (db m166838) HM
98 Ohio, Clermont County, Point Pleasant — Point Pleasant
Birthplace of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant 18th President of the United StatesMap (db m182113) HM
99 Ohio, Clermont County, Point Pleasant — 5-13 — U. S. Grant Birthplace
Hiriam Ulysses Grant was born in this one-story, timber frame home on April 27, 1822 to Jesse and Hannah Simpson Grant. The Grants settled in Point Pleasant the previous year, and Jesse took charge of the tannery located near the cottage. Now . . . Map (db m44829) HM
100 Ohio, Clermont County, Point Pleasant — U.S. Grant Historic District — Clermont County Bicentennial Marker —
U.S. Grant and U.S. Grant Comme[mo]rative Sites Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places 6 August 1998. The historic district includes: President U.S. Grant Birthplace-1820-1821 Grant Birthplace Memorial . . . Map (db m44918) HM

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