Tucker's Station

Tucker's Station (HM1G0F)

Location: Cincinnati, OH 45215 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 15.737', W 84° 27.039'

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Outpost on the Ohio Frontier

— Anthony Wayne campsite —

In the year 1792, Henry Tucker started clearing land and erecting a Station House on the old Indian Trace in what is now the village of Woodlawn. He had purchased the land from John Cleves Symmes for two dollars per acre. Fear of Indian Attack drove the pioneers back to Columbia where they remained until General Anthony Wayne started his march north to engage
the Indians in battle.



Henry and Mary Tucker returned to this farm in 1794. The Station House was completed and was to be used as a fort in case of Indian attack.



Worship services were conducted in the Station House and later in neighboring cabins. The result was the organization of The Springfield Baptist Church in 1798, now known as Landmark Baptist Temple.



The Tuckers were buried not far from this point in the rich soil from which they helped carve an empire.



This marker is erected to the memory of Henry and Mary
Turker whowere among the first settlers in Ohio.

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HM NumberHM1G0F
Year Placed1966
Placed ByHistorical Committee - - Landmark Baptist Temple
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 8:56pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 719949 N 4348981
Decimal Degrees39.26228333, -84.45065000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.737', W 84° 27.039'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 44.22" N, 84° 27' 2.34" W
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Area Code(s)513
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-1099 Oak Rd, Cincinnati OH 45215, US
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