Remarkable Ohio


Below is a complete listing of all Ohio Historical Markers. To find a detailed marker listing including text, photographs, and locations, click on a county below. Our listing is updated by the markers program as new markers are installed and older markers are reported damaged or missing.

1-53 First Ohio Invasion

Side A: Brigadier General Albert G. Jenkins of Virginia, with 350 Confederate cavalrymen, crossed the Ohio River near this point on September 3, 1862, and advanced to Racine. After occupying the town for a few hours and after seizing a dozen horses, the troops re-crossed the river at Wolf’s Bar. This was the first invasion of Ohio soil by Confederate troops during the Civil War.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The Ohio Historical Society and the Ohio Civil War Centennial Commission
Address: 5589 OH 124, 
Location: Buffington Island Battlefield Memorial Site, W side of OH 124 just S of Portland
Latitude: 39.0021760
Longitude: -81.7740890