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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Eaton, Ohio
Eaton is in Preble County
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|First Ohio Testing Station 1946 — — Map (db m19163) HM|
|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|
|Fort St. Clair
Site of one of St. Clair's
line of fortifications.
Now an Ohio State Park. — — Map (db m138827) HM|
| . . . — — Map (db m138829) HM|
| . . . — — Map (db m138834) HM|
|1792 .................... 1935
Sacred to the Memory of
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|
|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|
|in memory of
unmarked graves — — Map (db m89772) WM|
| . . . — — Map (db m19157) WM|
Wm. H. Ortt
Sacred to the memory
of his comrades of
the Civil War from
Preble County Ohio
1861 1865 — — Map (db m19153) HM|
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|
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|
|Dedicated to all veterans of Preble County — — Map (db m19158) HM|
|Veterans Memorial — — Map (db m177526) WM|
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|
|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|
| 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|
|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|
|The Concord Church
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|
| 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|
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|
|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|
|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|
|Dedicated to those who served their country
World War 1917 - 1918 — — Map (db m19154) WM|