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Colerain Twp., OH 45253

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Fort Dunlap Photo
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Dunlap Station/Ft Colerain  Outline

Dunlap's Station, later referred to as Fort Colerain was on the east bank of the Great Miami River, and was established in early 1790.

A marker placed by Boy Scouts in 1960s mistakenly referred to the area as to "Ft. Dunlap".

 

PHASE 1

OUTLINE PROJECT:

To place surveyor 43 iron pins on the outline of Dunlap's Station. Then encase each pin with a PVC collar and fill with concrete.

PHASE 1      Completed April 4, 2020

Thanks to Surveyor LARRY SHAD for marking the pins.

Thanks to GARY HENSON for installing PVC collars and concrete.

PHASE 2

NATIVE TREE PROJECT:

 To facilitate and coordinate the outlining of the Dunlap Station “Footprint” native Trees.

This Project to be completed solely through donations.

 

With help of White Oak Garden Center, a detailed plan for planting 24 Native Trees has been developed. As monies are donated to the project, trees will be planted.

 

Tree Cost $250 each

 

Donate to this project through PayPal (link to left) or by sending Check to:

Coleraine Historical Society

P.O.Box 53726

Cincinnati, OH 45253

Please indicate in Memo Line: Dunlap Station Outline

 

Memorial Donations to CHS Members (unless otherwise designated) are added to the Dunlap Station Outline Fund

 

 Project Chairperson: CHRIS HENSON 385-6607

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1.       White OAK        planted 9/2019           12.     Service Berry       _________________

2.       Tulip POPLAR   planted 9/2019             13.     Service Berry       _________________

3.       Sugar MAPLE   _______________            14.     Service Berry       __________________

4.       Burr OAK          _______________            15.     Service Berry       __________________

5.       Tulip POPLAR   _______________            16.     Paw-Paw            __________________

6.       Chickapin OAK ______________            17.     Paw-Paw            __________________

7.       HICKORY          _______________            18.     Paw-Paw            __________________

8.       Red Bud           _______________            19.     Paw-Paw            __________________

9.       Red Bud           _______________            20. ?   Red Bud/Paw-Paw  ______________

10.     Red Bud        ____________________      21. ?   Red Bud/Paw-Paw  ______________

11.     Red Bud        ____________________      22. ?   Red Bud/Paw-Paw  ______________

                                                                           23.     Service Berry       _________________

                                                                           24.     Service Berry       _________________

                                                                      

PHASE 3

MEMORIAL BRICK WALKWAY PROJECT:

Details coming soon

This Project to be completed solely through donations.

 

 

MAP LEGEND:

a. Dwelling Houses

b. Block Houses

c. Shade for hona mills (our best guess is the writer meant "animals"

d. Gateway

Dotted lines are dichete lately put up (our best guess is "dictated later to be put up"

 

The scale model of

Dunlap’s Station,

built by member 

Bob Muehlenhard

has a new home!

 

 

 

 

It will now be on permanent display in the Rotunda of  

the Colerain Township Administration Building

 

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