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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greenville, Ohio

Clickable Map of Darke County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Darke County, OH (83) Mercer County, OH (95) Miami County, OH (122) Montgomery County, OH (712) Preble County, OH (38) Shelby County, OH (54) Jay County, IN (5) Randolph County, IN (17) Wayne County, IN (49)  DarkeCounty(83) Darke County (83)  MercerCounty(95) Mercer County (95)  MiamiCounty(122) Miami County (122)  MontgomeryCounty(712) Montgomery County (712)  PrebleCounty(38) Preble County (38)  ShelbyCounty(54) Shelby County (54)  JayCountyIndiana(5) Jay County (5)  RandolphCounty(17) Randolph County (17)  WayneCounty(49) Wayne County (49)
Greenville is the county seat for Darke County
Greenville is in Darke County
      Darke County (83)  
      Mercer County (95)  
      Miami County (122)  
      Montgomery County (712)  
      Preble County (38)  
      Shelby County (54)  
      Jay County, Indiana (5)  
      Randolph County, Indiana (17)  
      Wayne County, Indiana (49)  
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1Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — "Dick and Jane"
In 1890, while on a business trip in France, Mr. Daniel Henne, Jr., a local grain elevator operator, met and fell in love with these two little tykes. Made of Pewter, the two kids were purchased, crated and shipped to Greenville. Mr. Henn decided . . . Map (db m193041) HM
2Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 1793 -1934 Greene VilleHeadquarters United States Army
1793 - 1934 Greene Ville Headquarters United States Army 1793 - 1795 first bridge built here by Maj. General Anthony Wayne in campaign against Indians 1793 Map (db m157112) HM WM
3Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 537 South Broadway Street
This property has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193045) HM
4Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Annie Oakley“Little Sure Shot”
This marker honors the memory of a beloved native of Darke County, the famous sharp- shooter, Annie Oakley. Within a radius of a few miles of this site Annie- -       Was born at Woodland (Willow Dell)       Spent her early childhood at . . . Map (db m87126) HM
5Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Annie Oakley 1926Last Residence, Place of Death
Annie Oakley 1926 last residence Zemer- Broderick Boarding HouseMap (db m136483) HM
6Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Annie Oakley was a trail blazer
Annie Oakley was a trailblazer whose achievements opened up new opportunities for women. As a sharpshooter with Buffalo Bill's Wild West, she helped people relive the perilous and heroic days of the frontier. She became a role model for females . . . Map (db m193048) HM
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7Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 2-19 — Annie Oakley, 1860 - 1926"Little Sure Shot"
One of America's best-known sport shooters and entertainers of the late 1800s, Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Mosey (or Mozee) north of Versailles in Darke County in 1860. She achieved local fame for her shooting ability as a hunter while still in . . . Map (db m205096) HM
8Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Annie took it upon herself to teach women
"I would like to see every woman know how to handle firearms as naturally as they know how to handle babies.” Annie took it upon herself to teach women how to shoot for sport and for protection. She estimated teaching 15,000 women throughout her . . . Map (db m193052) HM
9Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Anthony Wayne Flag PoleAt the Peace Council House
This flagpole is dedicated to Major General Anthony Wayne and the American Indian Nations that participated at the 1795 Peace Treaty at Greene Ville Headquarters of the United States Army 1793- 1796 The U.S. Army was here under . . . Map (db m157113) HM
10Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Bear’s Mill Viet Nam Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Darke County Viet Nam Veterans Aug. 5, 1964 May 7, 1975 (seal) (map)Map (db m93212) WM
11Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Benjamin WilliamsDarke County DAR Project — Revolutionary War Veteran —
in memory of Revolutionary War Soldier Benjamin Williams circa 1762 – 1839 marker placed in 2019 by Fort Greeneville Chapter NSDAR and VFW Post 7262Map (db m136572) WM
12Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Boulder
Boulder on which the Indians ground cornMap (db m193029) HM
13Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — buchy'sA "Lot" of History
In 1870, George Buchy fled the Alsace-Lorraine region when it was invaded by Germany and immigrated to the United States with the equivalent of $.85 to his name. He continued his travels from New York to Pittsburgh along the Ohio River then to . . . Map (db m193027) HM
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14Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Darke County Civil War Monument
south side Erected & donated A.D. 1903 by Frank McWhinney & wife in honor and memory of the Union soldiers of Darke County, Ohio, living or dead, who served in the War of 1861-1865. Also, of all soldiers of Darke County, . . . Map (db m93156) WM
15Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Darke County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of all Darke County veterans, who gave their lives for their countryMap (db m193035) WM
16Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Darke County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those who served and sacrificed for their countryMap (db m193042) WM
17Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — C15 — Fort Greene-VilleOhio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
Site of Fort Greene-Ville »»«« The largest pioneer fort in Ohio, built in 1793, by General Anthony Wayne. Here, August 5, 1795, the Treaty was signed by which much of present Ohio was opened to White . . . Map (db m19878) HM
18Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Gold Star Veterans MemorialDarke County War Memorial — WW I, WW II, Korea —
Dedicated to our Veterans of Darke County who served our country and who sacrificed their lives that freedom might live This memorial presented by the Gold Star Mothers and citizens of Darke County in grateful memory of those who . . . Map (db m157114) WM
19Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Greenville Union Cemetery Cannon
This cannon was secured and erected for Jobes Post G.A.R. and the Public by Hon. Harvey C. Garber Member of United States Congress May 29th 1904Map (db m157115) HM WM
20Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — In Memory of Major John Mills
In memory of Major John Mills a soldier of the Revolution and Adjutant General in Wayne’s Legion also the brave officers and soldiers who died during the occupancy of Fort Greeneville from 1793 to 1976Map (db m157116) WM
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21Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — In Memory of Tecumseh — The Tecumseh Boulder —
In Memory of Tecumseh the noted Shawnee chief and his brother Tenskwatawa “the Prophet” who lived on this site 1806 – 1808Map (db m88741) HM
22Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — In Memory of the Grand Army of the RepublicA Flag Pole with Drinking Fountain — In Greenville City Park —
Erected in memory of the Grand Army of the Republic by the Daughters of Union Veterans Tent O8Map (db m157135) WM
23Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 8-19 — James & Sophia Clemens & Greenville Settlement in Long, Ohio
James and Sophia Clemens’ lives are part of a story of tens of thousands of people of color who migrated north in search of land to farm and better lives during the first half of the 19th century. In 1818, James Clemens (1781-1870) purchased 387 . . . Map (db m168860) HM
24Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Little Sure Shot Annie Oakley
World famous markswoman born in Darke County 1860-1926Map (db m193046) HM
25Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Never Forget Garden
Tomb of the unknown soldier centennial 1921-2021Map (db m193057) WM
26Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Signing of the Treaty of Greene Ville
Signed near this location on Aug. 3, 1795 Line Drawing of the Principal Figures in the signing of the treaty 1. Anthony Wayne 2. Little Turtle • 3. William Wells 4. William Henry Harrison 5. William Clark • 6. Meriwether Lewis . . . Map (db m28801) HM
27Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Studabaker SchoolFirst Brick School House in Darke County
First brick school house in Darke County 1840Map (db m157118) HM
28Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 6-19 — Tecumseh / Shawnee Prophet's Town
Side A: Tecumseh One of the most influential Native Americans of the 19th century, Tecumseh was born in 1768 in the Pickaway settlements on the Mad River and raised by older siblings at Old Town. A prominent Shawnee war leader who vigorously . . . Map (db m28646) HM
29Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 4-19 — Treaty of Greene Ville 1795
Marker Front: Following General Anthony Wayne's victory at Fallen Timbers, members of the western tribes assembled at Fort Greene Ville to settle on terms of peace. Representatives of the Wyandot, Delaware, Shawnee, Ottawas, Chippewa, . . . Map (db m17497) HM
30Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Treaty of Greene Ville Peace Medals
Presented to the American Indian Nations that signed the Peace Treaty in 1795Map (db m157119) HM
31Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Treaty of GreenevilleAnthony Wayne Treaty Memorial
Placed to Commemorate the Treaty of Greeneville Signed August 3, 1795 by General Anthony Wayne Representing the United States Government and the chiefs and agents of the Allied Indian Tribes of the Territory Northwest of the . . . Map (db m19883) HM
32Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Veterans Memorial
Thank you for your service to our countryMap (db m193026) WM
33Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Veterans Memorial
Erected in honor of he men and women from Darke County who have served in the armed forces of their countryMap (db m193036) WM
34Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — War of 1812Treaty At Greenville, Ohio July 22, 1814
Gen. William Henry Harrison, United States Gov. Lewis Cass, Michigan Territory A Bowery was built to conduct treaty negotiations with eight Native American Indian Nations Wyandot, Delaware, Shawanee, Ottawa, Seneca, Miami, . . . Map (db m193031) HM WM
35Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — War Savings Quota
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Darke County who oversubscribed their War Savings Quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings CommitteeMap (db m193043) HM WM
36Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Water Street CemeteryReconstruction of Fort Greenville
Water Street Cemetery burial ground for early Greenville pioneers 1816 to 1853 placed by Fort Greeneville Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1972Map (db m157120) HM
37Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Zachary Lansdowne
. . . Map (db m193030) HM
38Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Zachary Lansdowne
Zachary Lansdowne 1888-1925 CDR of the USS Shenandoah Born in Greenville, Ohio "America's First Rigid Airship"Map (db m193053) HM
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Dec. 7, 2022