Col. Robert Patterson

Col. Robert Patterson (HMHHW)

Location: Dayton, OH 45409 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 43.7', W 84° 10.747'

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1753 - 1827

Col. Robert Patterson

Explorer, surveyor, patriot, statesman, farmer, manufacturer, a leader in education, religion, good government, industry and transportation. Served in the Revolutionary War, the Indian Wars and War of 1812. Founded Lexington, Ky., and built its first house in 1776. One of the three founders of Cincinnati in 1788. He moved with his family to Dayton in 1804, becoming a pioneer settler, contributing to growth and prosperity of the Miami Valley. On his 700-acre rubicon farm he built and operated a grist mill, a woolen mill and a saw mill. His intrepid soul, adventurous spirit and sterling integrity helped make possible the great Middle West of today.
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HM NumberHMHHW
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Historical Period18th Century, 19th Century, Revolutionary
Historical PlaceHome, Monument
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 2:43am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] JHR1981  [2] JHR1981  [3] JHR1981  
Locationbig map
Location DescriptionIn Oakwood where Route 48 splits into 48 and Brown Street.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 741759 N 4401411
Decimal Degrees39.72833333, -84.17911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 43.7', W 84° 10.747'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 43' 42.0000" N, 84° 10' 44.8200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)937
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-498 OH-48, Dayton OH 45409, US
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