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.

8-33 Fort McArthur Cemetery

Side A: Approximately 1000 feet east of this marker lies the graves of sixteen American soldiers from Fort McArthur who gave their lives during the War of 1812. The fort, a one-half acre timber stockade containing huts, was built in the summer of 1812 to guard the Scioto River crossing of Gen. William Hull’s “Trace” to Detroit. Construction of the fort was under the command of a future Ohio governor, Col. Duncan McArthur.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The Country Connection Club and The Ohio Historical Society, near Kenton
Address: 10605 Township Rd 115, 
Near Kenton, 
Location: Fort McArthur Cemetery, just S of intersection of Township Roads 115 & 125 and County Road 106 (Lynn Valley Pike)
Latitude: 40.6636380
Longitude: -83.6737710