John Cleves Symmes

John Cleves Symmes (HM1JVL)

Location: North Bend, OH 45052 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 9.1', W 84° 45.235'

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Congress Green Cemetery

— Two Subjects, One Marker —

side A
Judge John Cleves Symmes of New Jersey
purchased a huge tract of land "between the Miamis"
(rivers) stretching from the Ohio River to the
Greenville Treaty Line that became known as the
Miami Purchase. Symmes helped found the town
of North Bend. His daughter, Anna Symmes, married
William Henry Harrison, later President of the United
States. John Cleves Symmes is buried in the
Harrison-Symmes plot in this cemetery.

side B
Originally belonging to the William Henry Harrison
family, this cemetery was known as "The Pasture
Graveyard" until the Civil War era. It became
the final resting place of many members of the
Harrison and Symmes families as well as other
early settlers to the North Bend area. It was in
use until 1884 when Maple Grove Cemetery
opened as the official township cemetery.
Details
HM NumberHM1JVL
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Tags
Marker Number8- 31
Year Placed1990
Placed ByThe Ohio Historical Society the State of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 694086 N 4336010
Decimal Degrees39.15166667, -84.75391667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 9.1', W 84° 45.235'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 9' 6" N, 84° 45' 14.1" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)513, 270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 108 Cliff Rd, North Bend OH 45052, US
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