Buffalo Soldiers http://wyso.org en Young House in Wilberforce Now National Monument http://wyso.org/post/young-house-wilberforce-now-national-monument <p></p><p>In 1974, the Col. Young House in Wilberforce, Ohio was named a national <em>landmark</em>. Today, March 25th, 2013, it received an even higher honor; The home now stands as a national monument.&nbsp;</p><p>In a closed ceremony, President Barack Obama used executive authority to designate five new national monuments. Using powers given to him under the Antiquities Act of 1906, the President issued protections for 5 "historic or ecologically significant sites around the country" - including the Col. Charles Young House.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 01:17:10 +0000 Jerry Kenney 30810 at http://wyso.org Young House in Wilberforce Now National Monument