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Erected by James H. Freshour of Co. I. 81st Regt. O.V.V.I. to the memory of the Union soldiers of Greenfield and vicinity of the War of the Rebellion 1861-1865
Side A Through the terms of his will, British absentee landowner Samuel Gist (c.1723-1815) freed his 350 Virginia slaves and provided funds for their relocation, the purchase of land and homes, and the establishment of schools and churches. Gist's…
Side A The factory of the C. R. Patterson & Sons Company once stood near here at 138 N. Washington Street. Established in the mid-nineteenth century by the black businessman Charles Richard (C. R.) Patterson and his white partner, J. P. Lowe, the …
Governor Charles Willing Byrd was the son of Colonel William Byrd of Virginia. In 1792 President John Adams appointed him secretary of the Northwest Territory and in 1802 he became acting governor of the territory. He was a delegate to th…
Creator of some of America's favorite cartoon characters, Milton Caniff was born in Hillsboro in 1907 and graduated from Ohio State University in 1930. He created his first comic strip in 1932 for the Associated Press Syndicate, and in 1934 introd…
Veterans Memorial dedicated to the men and women from our community who honorably served the armed forces of our country
Side A The Lincoln School, which stood on this site from 1869 to 1956, was a segregated elementary school intended for the city's African American students, grades one through eight. Hillsboro was the site of the first Northern desegregation su…
New Market In 1798, Henry Massie, brother of General Nathaniel Massie, platted a town, the earliest permanent settlement in Highland County, covering 400 acres and named it New Market after a town in his native Virginia. New Market served as t…
This memorial dedicated toall that served:WWII · KoreaVietnam · Desert Storm World War II1941 - 1945[Roll of Honored Dead] Korean War1950 - 1953[Roll of Honored Dead] Vietnam1965 - 1973[Roll of Honored Dead] Dedicated Aug…
Circa 1899"Daniels Cigars" Circa 1939Heidingsfeld Clothes StoreHarper Hotel Circa 1948W. E. Seilkop Corner Rexall"Grand Opening"