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Miamisburg OhioSister city of Owen Sound Ontario Canada City of Miamisburg home - Miamisburg Demographic Information - MyBurg - Explore Miamisburg Montgomery County Ohio History - Miamisburg Art Gallery - Sycamore Trails Aquatic Center American Towns: Miamisburg - Miamisburg City Schools - Miamisburg Viking Band and Guard Rotary Club of Miamisburg - Miamisburg: Ohio's Best Hometown 2008 - Miami Township, Montgomery County Ohio Miami Valley Communications Council - Dayton Daily News Special Miamisburg Section - Dayton Help Wanted State of Ohio Government - Ohio Democratic Party - Ohio Republican Party Ohio Department of Transportation - Ohio Travel Information - Baum Opera House Motorcoach Tours of Miamisburg Ohio - The Star City Information about Miamisburg About 1797, Zachariah Hole came with his family from Virginia and fearing fighting the local Indians, he built a stockade on the East bank of the Miami River opposite the mouth of Bear Creek. He found the Indians friendly. To the stockade came squatters, surveying parties, and settlers mostly from Pennsylvania who had taken out grants and lived there until their own cabins were completed; hence the small community came to be known as "Hole's Station." On Feb. 20, 1818, four men from Pennsylvania: [Emanuel Gebhart, Jacob Kercher, Dr. John Treon and Dr. Peter Treon] offered for sale at public auction 90 lots in a new town by the name of Miamisburg. Situated on the left bank of the Miami River, the plat was divided into square lots containing one-fifth of an acre.
The name Miamisburg was derived from the Miami Indian tribe that resided there, combining "Miamis" with "burg," which denotes a borough or town. By 1818, the unincorporated community had become a village and achieved City status about 100 years later. Please enjoy looking around the site. There are lots of pictures and information and maybe a little bit of fun. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to email me (Jay Robinson) Please Visit All of my Advertisers
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