Garrison Corner Community

Garrison Corner Community (HM29YE)

Location: Blanchester, OH 45107 Clinton County
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N 39° 16.218', W 83° 58.05'

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Side A Descendants of Lemuel Garrison Sr., a Revolutionary War soldier, were among the first Europeans to own and settle land at Garrison Corner (intersection of State Route 123 and Shawnee Trace) . Garrison Cemetery burials took place from ca. 1837 to 1936. The cemetery has 327 lots. Eighty-six burials are documented including veterans John J. Garrsion, Benjamin Garritson, James Knicely, Nicodemus Rude, and William Rude.
Side B The Garrison Corner School, located on State Route 123, 1,042 feet northwest of the Shawnee Trace intersection, was in session from ca. 1842 to 1929. The first directors of the Garrison Corner School, known as School District #1, Marion Township, 1842-1843, were Benjamin (Garritson) Garrison, Peter Keenan, Peter Nicely, and Peter Rude. Over 300 students attended the school, which was razed ca. 1934.
HM NumberHM29YE
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Year Placed1997
Placed ByGarrison Corner Cemetery Association The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 243996 N 4350971
Decimal Degrees39.27030000, -83.96750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.218', W 83° 58.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 13.08" N, 83° 58' 2.9999999999998" W
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Area Code(s)937, 513
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4261 Shawnee Trace Rd, Blanchester OH 45107, US
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