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"Who Sends Thee?" Marker and Statuary image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., January 18, 2010
"Who Sends Thee?" Marker and Statuary
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — "Who Sends Thee?"
“One day while plowing I heard a voice,” whether inside me or outside of me I knew not, but I was awake. It said, ‘Go thou and see the president.’ I answered, ‘Yea, Lord, thy servant heareth.’ and unhitching my plow, I went . . . — Map (db m28002) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 302 TAW C-119 Accident Memorial
Died in C-119 accident in France [27] Oct 1972 302 TAW CCAFB Maj. Francis R. Durkin Lt. Col. Dale R. Anderson Maj. Marion A. Meckstroth T.Sgt. William L. Champion T.Sgt. William R. Barbor — Map (db m27968) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 302 TAW C-123 Accident Memorial
. . . — Map (db m27969) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 302nd TCW Aircraft Accident Memorial
. . . — Map (db m27974) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 907 TAG C-119G Accident Memorial
. . . — Map (db m27970) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — American Legion Post No. 49 Veterans Memorial
On Locust Street (U.S. 22), on the left when traveling west.
In Memory of Veterans of All Wars — Map (db m28001) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Chester Township Veterans Memorial
On Graveyard Lane (County Route 209) at New Burlington Road (County Route 5), on the left when traveling north on Graveyard Lane.
Dedicated to those Veterans interred here who sacrificed so much that we might remain free (87 names on front, 88 names on back including “the Unknown Soldier”) This monument is given in memory of our Veterans past and . . . — Map (db m106400) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Clinton County Civil War Monument
Near W Truesdell St (Ohio Route 730), on the left when traveling east.
by Morris McMillan Post G.A.R. and Citizens – 1927 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m121390) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Clinton County Veterans Memorial"We Owe So Much to So Few"
On South Street (U.S. 68) at Sugartree Street, on the right when traveling north on South Street.
Dedicated to the men & women of Clinton County who served in the War of 1812, Mexican, Civil, Spanish, WW I, WW II, Korean, Vietnam and Persian Gulf War (Desert Storm) Afghanistan / Iraq — Map (db m18727) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Clinton County Veterans Memorial
On Truesdell Street (Ohio Route 730), on the left when traveling east.
Dedicated to all veterans of Clinton County who have faithfully and courageously served their country in times of war and peace — Map (db m121369) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — David Linton1815-1889
On U.S. 22, in the median.
A.B. Miami U. LL. B. Cincinnati Law School Founder- Beta Theta Pi Member of the Society of Friends Prosecuting Attorney of Clinton County Member of Ohio Senate Director of B&O RR Kansas Pioneer Judge Circuit Court-Linn Co. . . . — Map (db m133404) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 1-14 — Deserted Camp
On Prairie Road (County Route 21) at Starbuck Road (County Route 11), on the left when traveling east on Prairie Road.
Near this site in October 1786 General Benjamin Logan with an army of 700 Kentucky volunteers camped on their way to destroy seven Indian towns in the Mad River Valley. During the night a renegade deserted the camp to warn the Indians. The army . . . — Map (db m121033) HM WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 6-14 — Indian Trails of Clinton County
On Fife Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Side A: Clinton County was a major center of activity for the Shawnee, Miami, and Delaware Indians. Early traces and trails developed as Indians traveled from village to village; gathered flint, salt and gold; traded furs, mica, and feldspar; . . . — Map (db m27827) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — J. W. Denver Williams, Jr.
On Rombach Avenue (U.S. 22) at Park Drive, on the right when traveling east on Rombach Avenue.
In memory of J W Denver Williams Jr Oct 14 1922 - May 17 1945 Corporal 29th Marines 6th Division Killed in action on Okinawa — Map (db m27922) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Kenneth W. Faul
In memory of Kenneth W. Faul Vietnam October 1968 — Map (db m27925) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 7-14 — Marble Hall
Near Quaker Way/ at Douglas Street.
After World War II, colleges across the country struggled to house students following surges in enrollments made possible by the G.I. Bill. Wilmington College was no exception. The College's enrollment doubled compared to pre-war levels. On April . . . — Map (db m121047) HM WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 10-14 — Military Air Disaster
On Park Drive near Rombach Avenue (U.S. 22), on the left when traveling south.
Side A

On April 18, 1964, reservists from the 302nd Troop Carrier Wing at the Clinton County Air Force Base (CCAFB) and 2nd Special Forces Group (Green Berets) of Fort Hayes, Columbus were to undergo an Operational Readiness Inspection. . . . — Map (db m121127) HM WM

Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Smith Place School1893 - 1984
On Birdsall Street, on the left when traveling east.
Smith Place School was built on this site in 1893 as a high school. It was an outstanding example of Romanesque architecture and the arched stone entrances were quarried locally from Todd's Fork. Many generations attended classes here and it became . . . — Map (db m18730) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 8-14 — The Thunderstorm Project
On Davids Drive east of Ohio Route 134, on the left when traveling east.
Before and during World War II, the aviation industry was vulnerable to adverse weather conditions, particularly thunderstorms. In 1945, Congress mandated the nation’s first large-scale, scientific study of thunderstorms. The Thunderstorm Project . . . — Map (db m134868) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Unknown Union SoldierSimple Marker in a Secluded Rural Cemetery
Near Graveyard Ln (County Route 209) at County Route 5.
Unknown Union Soldier KIA Civil War 1861- 1865 “Here rests in honored glory an American Soldier known but to God” — Map (db m106397) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 5-14 — Wilmington College
The 19th century saw a great migration of Quakers from the Carolinas and from eastern Ohio to southwestern Ohio. Attracted by rich soil and abundance of fresh water and springs, Quakers became the dominant religious group in the region. Clinton . . . — Map (db m27837) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Wilmington Community Improvement CorporationLytle Creek League of Conservators — Lytle Creek Greenway Trailhead Pavilion —
On Davids Drive east of Ohio Route 134, on the left when traveling east.
Lytle Creek Greenway land was given to Wilmington College by the Wilmington Community Improvement Corporation, CIC—organized in 1970 to purchase the Clinton County Airbase from the United States Government for $1,250,000 personally secured . . . — Map (db m134876) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Wilmington War Memorial
On Rombach Avenue (U.S. 22) at Park Drive, on the right when traveling east on Rombach Avenue.
Dedicated to the memory of all veterans of all wars who were killed in action or in the line of duty — Map (db m27923) HM

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