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Eaton, Ohio Historical Markers

 
Birthplace of Swine Improvement in America Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
Birthplace of Swine Improvement in America Marker
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — Birthplace of Swine Improvement in America
First Ohio Testing Station 1946 — Map (db m19163) HM
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — Monument at Mound Hill CemeteryLowery’s Needle — The Battle of the Forty Foot Pitch
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

Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — Mound Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial
in memory of Union Soldiers who lie buried in unmarked graves — Map (db m89772) WM
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial
. . . — Map (db m19157) HM
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — Ortt's Preble County Civil War Memorial
Erected by Wm. H. Ortt ------ Sacred to the memory of his comrades of the Civil War from Preble County Ohio ------ A.D. 1931 1861 1865 — Map (db m19153) HM
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — Physicians in the Indian Wars / Roster of Physicians in the Indian Wars
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
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — 8-68 — Preble County Courthouse
Marker Front: 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
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — Preble County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all veterans of Preble County — Map (db m19158) HM
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — Roberts Bridge1829
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
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — 1-68 — Roberts Bridge / Timber Covered Bridge
[Side A] Roberts Bridge This covered bridge in 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 . . . — Map (db m20331) HM
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — 2-68 — Site of Fort St. Clair
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
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — The Concord Church
The Concord Church founded 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

Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — The Whispering Oak
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
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — 9-68 — Van Ausdal-Donohoe House
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
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — 6-68 — William Bruce
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
Ohio (Preble County), Eaton — World War I Memorial
Dedicated to those who served their country World War 1917 - 1918 — Map (db m19154) HM

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