Stillwell's Corners Historical

Stillwell's Corners Historical (HM1UF5)

Location: Oxford, OH 45056 Butler County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.474', W 84° 41.322'

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A cemetery was established on the site in 1811 and became the final resting place for many of the area's early pioneer families. The Hanover Township Trustees obtained title to the land in 1823 from John and Anna Farnsworth, and it was expanded for additional plots in 1879. Unfortunately many burials remain unmarked or can be located only by primitive limestone markers above them. The oldest readable headstone is dated 1816.
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The small hamlet of Stillwell's Corners was located south of the cemetery at the junction of two roads, one leading to the state line and the other to Oxford. As with most pioneer communities, it had mills, still houses, taverns, and stores. Stillwell Post Office operated in the area from 1831 to 1859. The office was moved to McGonigle's Station with the arrival of the Junction Railroad. That office closed in 1905.
HM NumberHM1UF5
Year Placed2006
Placed ByHanover Township Trustees, Butler County Historical Society, The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 16th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 698853 N 4370141
Decimal Degrees39.45790000, -84.68870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.474', W 84° 41.322'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 28.44" N, 84° 41' 19.32" W
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Area Code(s)513
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2650 Oxford Millville Rd, Oxford OH 45056, US
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