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Hilltop Historical Society

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The Hilltop Historical Society was founded in 1986 to promote the history of the Hilltop Area of Columbus, Ohio

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Sunday June 8, 2014 at 3PM will be the 119th Annual Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Memorial Service. This year we will honor the memory of the 88th Ohio Volunteer Infantry who served as the Camp Guards at Camp Chase Ponfederate Prison. For the Confederacy we will honor the memory of the 5th Kentucky Cavalry (Many of of who were members of COL John Hunt Morgans Raiders)



Wreaths Across America came to Camp Chase on Dec 14, 2013. We have increased the number of wreaths to 119 this year. Thanks to the Civil Air Patrol for sponsoring the cemetery.


Monty Chase lays the Navy wreath at the Arch



We had all ages to help lay the wreaths

Columbus Dispatch video about Camp Chase and Wreath Laying Learn how we respect and remember those who are buried there.

Thank you to all who attended the 118th Annual Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Memorial Ceremony, June 9, 2013



Compatriots at Camp Chase
Mr. Grant and Mr. Chase
June 9, 2013


The Hilltop Historical Society's own Monty Chase and his wife Margaret as they appeared as Salmon Portland Chase and his daughter, Kate Chase Sprague at the opening of the Association of Lincoln Presenters Convention here in Columbus, April 11, 2013.

For more information on Camp Chase and the Hilltop Historical Society contact Dick Hoffman at this link


Links to Hilltop Groups

Personal Memorires Web Site

History of Columbus Restaurants

Hilltop Business Association

Westgate Neighbors Association

Wilshire Heights Neighborhood Association

Greater Hilltop Area Commission

Homes on the Hill

Friends of the Hilltop

West High School Alumni Association

Friends of Westgate Park E-Mail address

Highland West Neighbors Association

Greenlawn Cemetery

Grove City Area Visitors Bureau


Camp Chase on Jan 3, 2014. Under a blank of pure snow.

The wreaths were removed from the Cemetery on Sunday March 2, 2014





Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery May 2010



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