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.

ALERT: Marker reported missing February 2022.

16-55 Thomas Cemetery / Abraham Thomas

Side A: Thomas Cemetery is the resting place for many of Concord Township’s and Miami County’s early settlers. The cemetery is maintained by Concord Township. This marker was placed here in Miami County’s and Concord Township’s Bicentennial Year, 2007.
Side B: Abraham Thomas was one of the earliest settlers of Concord Township, arriving in 1805 with his family having come from Kentucky. Thomas was a soldier in the Revolutionary War and served in other battles and expeditions, including both of George Rogers Clark’s campaigns against Northwest Territory Native Americans from 1780 to 1782. Abraham Thomas died April 5, 1843 at the age of 88. His gravestone reads “A soldier of the Revolution. It is my will that this lot shall remain a burying ground forever.” – A. Thomas
Sponsors: Troy Foundation, Miami County Foundation, Miami County Milestones Committee, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: homas Cemetery, 
Location: On an unnamed road that goes N immediately E of the intersection of Creekwood Drive and Swailes Road
Latitude: 40.0136040
Longitude: -84.2126880