“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 Troy

Clickable Map of Miami 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> Miami County, OH (93) Champaign County, OH (65) Clark County, OH (72) Darke County, OH (57) Montgomery County, OH (580) Shelby County, OH (44)  MiamiCounty(93) Miami County (93)  ChampaignCounty(65) Champaign County (65)  ClarkCounty(72) Clark County (72)  DarkeCounty(57) Darke County (57)  MontgomeryCounty(580) Montgomery County (580)  ShelbyCounty(44) Shelby County (44)
Troy, Ohio and Vicinity
    Miami County (93)
    Champaign County (65)
    Clark County (72)
    Darke County (57)
    Montgomery County (580)
    Shelby County (44)
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1Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 22-55 — 1804 Iddings Log House
The 1804 Iddings House is the oldest structure on its original site in Miami County. A second generation American and cousin to General “Mad” Anthony Wayne, Benjamin Iddings brought his wife, Phoebe, and six of their ten children up the . . . — Map (db m18429) HM
2Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Clayton BruknerPioneers of Aviation — WACO Aircraft —
Clayton Brunkner was one of the founders of the WACo Aircraft Company which relocated to Troy from Medina, Ohio in 1923. WACO quickly became the largest commercial builder of aircraft in the world. The original plant was on Union St, near the . . . — Map (db m136226) HM
3Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Courthouses and JailHistory in Downtown Troy
Log Jail built here, 1808 Log Jailers house built beside it in 1810. A second floor over both served as Troy’s second courthouse 1811- 1824. Troy’s fourth courthouse— Two-story, Greek Revival, brick building with columns in . . . — Map (db m107364) HM
4Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 001 — Dilts Warehouse Plant No. 1WACO History
The “Dilts Warehouse”, the first manufacturing location used by the Advance Aircraft Company of Troy, a company later to become the WACO Aircraft Company. It produced airplanes in Troy from 1923-1928. The location was also a former . . . — Map (db m19751) HM
5Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 26-55 — Elizabeth Township
Elizabeth Township was founded in 1807. The Elizabeth Township House was built about 1870, serving as the community's assembly hall. The building is similar to the seven remaining one-room, brick schoolhouses, built throughout the township between . . . — Map (db m28340) HM
6Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 003 — Engine Storage LocationWACO History
This location, 209 East Water Street, was at one time one of the manufacturing locations for The Hayner Distillery Company of Troy, Ohio, noted for shipping their mail order alcohol products to their customers nation wide and for the development of . . . — Map (db m19754) HM
7Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Historic Lock 12A Long Hidden Relic of the Miami & Erie Canal
In front of you is a “footprint” of Lock 12 using a portion of the lock stones from the original Lock 12. It’s constructed in accordance with the original dimensions of Lock 12. The historic display is placed on land owned by the City of . . . — Map (db m104415) HM
8Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Hobart Brothers CompanyAt Lock 12 of the Miami & Erie Canal — 1917- 2017 —
Founded on March 24, 1917 by C.C. Hobart, his wife Ella and sons, Charles, Edward and William, Hobart Brothers Company was built on C.C.’s interest and experience in manufacturing. He had worked for the Edison Electrical Illuminating Company in . . . — Map (db m104450) HM
9Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 13-55 — Junior Girls Canteen 1943-1946
During World War II, forty of Troy's teenage girls, their mothers, and volunteers operated a free canteen service for troops on the platform of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station. The group began as a few neighborhood girls providing magazines to . . . — Map (db m19746) HM
10Ohio (Miami County), Troy — LFWB&G Building170 Year Old Building of Used Material — Recycling in the Nineteenth Century —
Erected in 1847 out of the brick of the first Miami County Courthouse, which was located on the Public Square and razed in 1845 — Map (db m107374) HM
11Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 33-55 — Miami and Erie CanalFootprint of Lock 12
Construction of the Miami Extension of the Miami and Erie Canal, which included Troy, began around 1834. Lock 12 was built in 1836. General William Henry Harrison and other dignitaries officially opened the Troy section on July 4, 1837. The canal . . . — Map (db m122871) HM
12Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Miami and Erie CanalBike Trail Historical Lock No. 14
It all began with the Great Miami River, as the early pioneers sought ways to get their goods to market in New York. The landscape made this an impossible route to drive cattle so the pioneers built flatboats and rafts to float their wheat, corn, . . . — Map (db m136140) HM
13Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Miami County War Savings Quota Plaque
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Miami County who oversubscribed their war savings quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Oho War Savings Committee — Map (db m107362) WM
14Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Nancy Currie- GreggPioneers of Aviation — NASA Astronaut —
Dr. Nancy Currie-Gregg, a Troy native, was a member of NASA’s Astronaut Corps from 1990- 2005. She accrued 1000 hours in space as a mission specialist on four space shuttle missions- STS-57; STS-70; STS-88, the first international space station . . . — Map (db m136227) HM
15Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 15-55 — Overfield Tavern
Benjamin Overfield (1774-1831), son of a Revolutionary War soldier, opened his tavern in this log house on September 13, 1808. Never moved, it is the oldest surviving building in Troy. The tavern provided food, lodging and space for business and . . . — Map (db m19747) HM
16Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Robert N. HartzellPioneers of Aviation — Hartzell Propeller, Inc. —
Troy resident, Robert N. Hartzell, ws the founder of Hartzell Propeller Company. When he was still a student at the University of Cincinnati. Robert visited with his Oakwood, Ohio neighbor, Orville Wright at his Hawthorn Hill residence. Since . . . — Map (db m136228) HM
17Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Rose Hill Cemetery 1849
War Veterans buried here: American Revolution: Aaron Tullis 1753-1840 Alexander Telford 1759-1844 John W. Meredith 1760-1844 Indian Campaigns: William Gahagan, Scout for Gen. Wayne, 1794 War of 1812: 25 Soldiers, . . . — Map (db m107341) HM
18Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Sheriff’s House and JailPart of the Complex in Downtown Troy
Sheriff’s House built in 1826 Jail in rear built in 1830. Both served until 1854, when the brick sheriff’s house and the stone jail across the street were completed. — Map (db m107375) HM
19Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Staunton Veterans Memorial
In memory of Veterans Revolutionary War and War of 1812 They served with honor — Map (db m97837) WM
20Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 16-55 — Thomas Cemetery / Abraham Thomas
Side A: Thomas Cemetery Thomas Cemetery is the resting place for many of Concord Township's and Miami County's early settlers. The cemetery is maintained by Concord Township. This marker was placed here in Miami County's and Concord . . . — Map (db m28352) HM
21Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Troy Civil War Monument
To the memory of the defenders of our flag 1861- 1865 — Map (db m136158) WM
22Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 62 — Troy Presbyterian Church
American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site #62 (logo) registered by the Presbyterian Historical Society Philadelphia, Pa. — Map (db m136189) HM
23Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Troy Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those men and women who served America in times of peace and war May 30, 1992 — Map (db m90711) WM
24Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Troy's Public Square & Third Courthouse
Miami County formed and Troy chosen as county seat in 1807. Andrew Wallace laid out Public Square as site of Courthouse, and surveyed first 87 lots of Troy, bounded by Water, Clay, Canal, and Oxford Streets. Two-story brick Courthouse, 40' x . . . — Map (db m76522) HM
25Ohio (Miami County), Troy — Twin Arch Stone CulvertMiami & Erie Canal — How Does a Canal Cross a Creek? —
The Twin Arch stone culvert was constructed in 1837 as part of the “extension” of the original Miami and Erie Canal which ran from Dayton to Piqua. The purpose of the Twin Arch was to carry stream water from the Howell Ditch under the . . . — Map (db m122981) HM
26Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 006 — WACO“Waiting for WACO Club” — Hotel Lollis/ Morris House —
The Morris House / Lollis Hotel was built in 1852 by a group of businessmen headed by Troy merchant, Preserved Smith. The incomplete hotel was sold to Charles Morris in 1854. He completed the structure and operated it as the Morris House Hotel. . . . — Map (db m136317) HM
27Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 009 — WACOHistorical WACO Field
Historic WACO Field was acquired in February of 1997 by the WACO Historical Society Inc. with the goal of creating a vintage flying field in the Troy community where WACO airplanes were manufactured from 1923- 1946. Local and regional businesses . . . — Map (db m136318) HM
28Ohio (Miami County), Troy — 7-55 — WACO Aircraft Company(Weaver Aircraft Company)
Founded in 1921 as the Weaver Aircraft Company and located in Lorain, Ohio, the Waco Aircraft Company relocated to Troy in March 1923. It was the first aircraft company to use assembly line production and shock strut landing gear. Leading all . . . — Map (db m40631) HM
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