Remarkable Ohio


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3-11 In Memory of Simon Kenton

Side A: Simon Kenton who is buried here. During the Revolutionary War he frequently served as scout under George Rogers Clark and later praised Clark for his role in saving the Kentucky settlements. Kenton’s Indian captivity of 1778-79 acquainted him with the Mad River Country where he subsequently provided leadership in its development. Though a legendary frontier scout and rifleman, Kenton was never biased against the Indians.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The Ohio Gun Collectors Association and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Patrick Avenue (OH-54), Oakdale Cemetery, 
Location: N main entrance to Oakdale Cemetery on Patrick Street (OH-54) and Bodey Circle
Latitude: 40.1023030
Longitude: -83.7355640