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Historical Markers and War Memorials in New Richmond, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Clermont County, OH (122) Brown County, OH (56) Clinton County, OH (46) Hamilton County, OH (331) 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(331) Hamilton County (331)  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
New Richmond is in Clermont County
      Clermont County (122)  
      Brown County (56)  
      Clinton County (46)  
      Hamilton County (331)  
      Warren County (210)  
      Bracken County, Kentucky (23)  
      Campbell County, Kentucky (49)  
      Pendleton County, Kentucky (8)  
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1 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
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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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9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
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Dec. 8, 2023