“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Miamisburg, Ohio

Clickable Map of Montgomery 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> Montgomery County, OH (585) Butler County, OH (107) Clark County, OH (72) Darke County, OH (66) Greene County, OH (92) Miami County, OH (102) Preble County, OH (31) Warren County, OH (77)  MontgomeryCounty(585) Montgomery County (585)  ButlerCounty(107) Butler County (107)  ClarkCounty(72) Clark County (72)  DarkeCounty(66) Darke County (66)  GreeneCounty(92) Greene County (92)  MiamiCounty(102) Miami County (102)  PrebleCounty(31) Preble County (31)  WarrenCounty(77) Warren County (77)
Location of Miamisburg, Ohio
    Montgomery County (585)
    Butler County (107)
    Clark County (72)
    Darke County (66)
    Greene County (92)
    Miami County (102)
    Preble County (31)
    Warren County (77)
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1Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — Current Restoration EffortsMiamisburg Mound State Memorial
In 2009, the City of Miamisburg initiated the Miamisburg Mound Reclamation Project with the support of the Ohio Historical Society. The goal of the project was to consistently and safely restore the aesthetic beauty of the Miamisburg Mound . . . Map (db m166074) HM
2Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — Has This Site Ever Been Explored?Miamisburg Mound State Memorial
The site was partially excavated in 1869 when a vertical shaft was sunk from the top to the base, with two horizontal tunnels extending from it. Investigators found one skeleton covered with bark and yellow clay, eight feet down, entombed in a . . . Map (db m166072) HM
3Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — 19- 57 — Heritage VillageClassic Site on the Banks of the Great Miami River
Side A On this site Daniel Gebhart established a tavern in 1811. Taverns were where people gathered to eat, rest, and share news. During spring freshets, boatmen from the Great Miami River stayed at the tavern. Joining them were pioneers . . . Map (db m98089) HM
4Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — 29-57 — Miamisburg in the Great Flood of 1913
In late March 1913, a series of three severe rainstorms inundated the already saturated and frozen ground of the Miami Valley, causing one of Ohio’s greatest natural disasters, the Flood of 1913. On March 25, the Great Miami River overflowed its . . . Map (db m127231) HM
5Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — Miamisburg Mound
Miamisburg Mound, the largest conical earthwork in Ohio, originally was sixty-eight feet high with a diameter of three hundred feet. One excavating attempt in 1869 reduced the height to its present sixty-five feet. The mound was then partially . . . Map (db m166080) HM
6Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — Miamisburg Mound State Memorial
Undated newspaper photograph of the Miamisburg Mound Artists' rendition of the Miamisburg Mound. Postcard published by Philhower Drugstore of Miamisburg Postcard used in Miamisburg Historical Society Gift Shop The Miamisburg Mound is . . . Map (db m166081) HM
7Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — Mound Laboratory (1946- 2010)
In recognition of the men and women who contributed significantly to our national security and space explorationMap (db m105820) HM
8Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — 26- 57 — Site of Mound Laboratory (1946- 2003)
Side A The facilities once here propelled the United States through the Nuclear and Space Ages and were named for the nearby pre-historic Miamisburg Mound. The Manhattan engineer District of the War Department began construction of Mound . . . Map (db m105819) HM
9Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — The Historical Era of Miamisburg MoundMiamisburg Mound State Memorial
The first settler to own the land on which the Miamisburg Mound is located was Jacob Lawres who purchased 175 acres of raw timberland in 1806. His land deed was signed by President Thomas Jefferson. The first pioneer settlers of southwestern Ohio . . . Map (db m166082) HM
10Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — The Miami Connection
The Miami Connection. Welcome to Miamisburg and the land that was once home to the Miami Indians. Though the English traders who came to the Miami Valley in the 18th century heard the native inhabitants call themselves “twightwee” . . . Map (db m128634) HM
11Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — The Miamisburg Mound
This is the highest and largest of the many conical burial mounds in Ohio. Erected in prehistoric times by the so-called Mound Builders. It stands as an imposing memorial to those first Ohioans. The mound is 70 feet in height; 877 feet in . . . Map (db m164256) HM
12Ohio (Montgomery County), Miamisburg — Who built the Mound and why did they build it?Miamisburg Mound State Memorial
The mound is thought to belong to the Adena culture because of its conical shape and the character of the burials said to have been found within it. Adena mounds, unlike those built by the Hopewell culture which followed them, tended to be . . . Map (db m166077) HM
Apr. 15, 2021