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Near Circleville in Pickaway County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cornstalk

 
 
Cornstalk Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2008
1. Cornstalk Marker
Inscription. Two miles northwest of this site, on Scippo Creek, was the town of the Shawnee chief, Cornstalk, celebrated for his leadership of an Indian army against Virginia volunteers under Colonel Andrew Lewis, in the Battle of Point Pleasant, Virginia, October 10, 1774. Although they destroyed one-fifth of Lewis' forces, the Indians retreated and made peace with Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia, at Camp Charlotte, a few miles east of Cornstalk's town.
 
Location. 39° 30.56′ N, 82° 57.352′ W. Marker is near Circleville, Ohio, in Pickaway County. Click for map. Marker is in Logan Elm State Memorial, on Ohio Route 361 at Wolfe Road, one mile east of US Route 23, and about five miles south of Circleville. Marker is in this post office area: Circleville OH 43113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Logan's Speech (within shouting distance of this marker); Grenadier Squaw (Non-hel-e-ma) (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. Michael Cresap (within shouting distance of this marker); John Boggs Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Logan Elm (within shouting
Cornstalk Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2008
2. Cornstalk Marker
Looking west.
distance of this marker); Chief Logan / Logan Elm (within shouting distance of this marker); Grenadier Squaw Village (approx. 1.5 miles away); Grenadier Squaw Village / Cornstalk Town (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Circleville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMilitaryNative AmericansNotable EventsNotable PersonsPeace
 
Logan Elm State Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2008
3. Logan Elm State Memorial
Cornstalk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2005
4. Cornstalk Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,474 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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