Hey there Maniac ...Do you know where Kenton was originally buried? I'd like to visit that sight ....thx
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Near Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Original Burial Place of General Simon Kenton
A Place of Legend
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 13, 2012
1. The Original Burial Place of General Simon Kenton Marker
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is April 29, 1836.
Location. 40° 22.694′ N, 83° 39.393′ W. Marker is near Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on Old Sandusky Trail (Ohio Route 533), on the right when traveling north. marker is about 800 feet north of the tiny hamlet of New Jerusalem (intersection of St Rt 540). It is back a grassy lane, after the 2nd driveway to the east. This is private property, but I have always been told there was a public easement to the site. In 2014, St Rt 533 was downgraded to it’s original status as a section of Logan County Road 5, the “Old Sandusky Trail”. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 199 OH-533, Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America. Touch for directions.