“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Wyoming, Ohio Historical Markers

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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 4, 2019
Barney- Fisk Stearns Property Marker
Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — 2017-02 — Barney-Fisk-Stearns PropertyStearns Woods
This was the location of the stately Victorian home of Roderick Barney and family. Mr. Barney served as mayor of Wyoming from 1886- 1896. During his tenure, h was instrumental in establishing Wyoming’s water works department and the . . . — Map (db m135117) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — 2017-6 — Birthplace of "Wyoming"
c. 1854, retail merchant Robert Reily built this home, Twin Oaks, on a large lot that that included orchards, vineyards, and a stable. Here Reilly and his family enjoyed what was then the country life. In early April, 1861, Reily invited . . . — Map (db m135128) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — 2016-03 — Doughboy
Not long after World War I, in 1923, the Wyoming Women’s Club decided that Wyoming should erect a memorial honoring those who had served in that war.

They formed a testimonial committee that included members of the village council. The . . . — Map (db m135014) HM WM

Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — Linden Drive
In 1864 & 1865, George Sulliva Stearns purchased two parcels of land totaling nearly 24 acres around the crest of a hill in what had recently become known as Wyoming. On that land, he built a lovely Victorian house, complete with a . . . — Map (db m135036) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — 2016-1 — Lockland- Wyoming Train Station
The lives of the residents of the valley were greatly changed with the addition of the train depot in 1851. The Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad (C.H.&D.) was now carrying passengers and stopping here. The eight hour trip to downtown . . . — Map (db m135044) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — Milestoneof the Hamilton, Springfield and Carthage Turnpike — established 1834 —
“Springfield Pike” was a toll road through Wyoming for many years. for each ten miles on the road, travelers paid from 6 ¼ c for a horse and rider to 75c for a four-wheeled carriage drawn by four horses. persons going to or . . . — Map (db m134935) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — 3-31 — Robert Reily
Robert Reily, founder of the village of Wyoming in 1861. He was born June 1, 1820, the son of John and Nancy Hunter Reily of Butler County. He served as a major, lieutenant colonel and colonel of the 75th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the . . . — Map (db m19920) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — Spreen’s CornerSpreen’s Grocery — 1890- 1934 —
Spreen’s Corner site of Spreen’s Grocery 1890- 1934 August Spreen, proprietor Village of Wyoming Treasurer of Council 1899- 1934 Fire Chief 1911- 1934

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places . . . — Map (db m135015) HM

Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — 30-31 — Stearns and Foster Company
The Stearns and Foster Company was co-founded by George S. Stearns, one of the founding fathers of the City of Wyoming, and Seth Foster. Family-owned for 139 years, the company saw the nation through three wars and the Great Depression. A few of its . . . — Map (db m134934) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Wyoming — 2017- 4 — Wyoming Avenue Business District
As was common, business districts developed around transportation routes. Wyoming was no different. The train tracks to the east began with passenger trains. Merchants located their businesses where those traveling on the train would pass each . . . — Map (db m135038) HM

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