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Yellow Springs, Ohio Historical Markers

 
Antioch College Marker with Antioch Hall in background image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
Antioch College Marker with Antioch Hall in background
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — 15-29 — Antioch College
Chartered in 1852 by the Christian Church and later a Unitarian institution, Antioch College opened with educational pioneer Horace Mann as its first president. One of the earliest co-educational colleges in the United States, from its inception . . . — Map (db m12471) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — Antioch College / and Glen Helen
Antioch College Founded 1853. Horace Mann and Arthur Morgan pioneered its co-operative program of “Education for Effective Living”. Glen Helen The living story of Ohio’s countryside. 930 acres for community . . . — Map (db m79758) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — Camp Birch
(2 Boy Scout Emblems) In Grateful Recognition to the many friends of scouting who contributed greatly through their gifts of money and time and the endless resources of labor and leadership to the establishment of Camp Birch. . . . — Map (db m77121) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — Erastus Mitchell Birch
In memory of Erastus Mitchell Birch born – Jan. 19, 1801 – died- July 7, 1884 native of Dutchess County New York ** friend and neighbor of Horace Mann * trustee * treasurer and member of the executive committee board of . . . — Map (db m79789) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — Glen Helen Natural Area — The Legacy of Hugh Taylor Birch —
Glen Helen Natural Area has been designated a registered natural landmark under provisions of the historic sites act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in illustrating the natural history of the United States U.S. . . . — Map (db m77164) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — Historic Grinnell Mill
Built: 1813 Rebuilt: 1821, 1913 Preserved 2006 With deep appreciation to Jim Hammond the Hammond Family and the people of Miami TownshipMap (db m77180) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — Horace Mann
Horace Mann 1796 – 1859 First President and Founder of Antioch College This memorial is erected to perpetuate the memory of an able lawyer, a great statesman and a pioneer in education. May his life and example ever . . . — Map (db m79769) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — John Bryan — Part of the Clifton Gorge/ Glen Helen Complex —
The history of the earth is written in rocks. In Ohio, nearly 500 million years of time are recorded in our bedrocks, reflecting the coming of the inland seas, the upheaval of the mountain ranges and the birth and death of great swamps. . . . — Map (db m77139) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — 6-29 — Moncure Daniel Conway / The Conway Colony
[Side A:] Moncure Daniel Conway Moncure Daniel Conway was born on March 17, 1832 in Stafford County, Virginia, the son of Walker Peyton and Margaret Daniel Conway. His father was a wealthy slaveholder and prominent state legislator and . . . — Map (db m13651) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — Orton MemorialNot Neglected, Not Forgotten, Just Hard to Get To — Deep in the Woods of John Bryan State Park —
In memory of Edward Orton 1829-1899 He loved the youth of the land and inspired them to seek education. He taught them to build a soul. He advocated the beautiful religion of Jesus Christ. Especially did he inspire them with a love for . . . — Map (db m77093) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Yellow Springs — 29- 29 — Virginia Hamilton
Virginia Hamilton was an author who was born in Yellow Springs in 1934, living and writing here much of her life. She referred to her work as “ Liberation Literature,” focusing on the struggles and journeys of African Americans. Hamilton . . . — Map (db m104397) HM

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