Lake Allyn Site Historical

Lake Allyn Site Historical (HM1VQU)

Location: Batavia, OH 45103 Clermont County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 4.632', W 84° 13.52'

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The Clermont County Fair was held here from 1857 - 1863.
In 1861, Civil War Camps Lucas and Scott were located
here. In 1901 the Cincinnati, Georgetown and Portsmouth
Railroad (CG&P), 1876 - 1935, constructed a ten acre lake
named after the mother of the CG&P president. The lake,
1901 - 1998, and a 2000 -hp power plant, 1901 - 1922,
supplied electricity for the railroad and towns along
the right of way. The CG&P operated Highland Park
here with boating, picnic grounds, and pavilion from
1901 - 1921. In 1921 the Cincinnati Rotary Club began
operating Camp Allyn for handicapped children. In
1928 they bough the land and lake; and operated a
camp for 4-H Clubs and other groups as well as handicapped children. In cooperation with the Stepping Stones
Center they continue to operate the camp today.
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HM NumberHM1VQU
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByClermont County BiCentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 9:03pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740021 N 4329008
Decimal Degrees39.07720000, -84.22533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.632', W 84° 13.52'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 37.92" N, 84° 13' 31.2" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)513
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1480-1498 Lake Allyn Rd, Batavia OH 45103, US
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