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Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Blue Jacket Town

Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail

 
 
Blue Jacket Town Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, June 4, 2009
1. Blue Jacket Town Marker
Inscription.
Blue Jacket Town

Here lived the famous
Shawnee chief who led the
"Seven Nations" in their de-
feat at Fallen Timbers.
He later was prominent
in the making of the famous
Treaty of Greeneville.

 
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C364.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 21.661′ N, 83° 45.572′ W. Marker is in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 68) and East Columbus Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Click for map. This historical marker is located in downtown Bellefontaine, Ohio, in the northwest corner of the yard of the Logan County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington Memorial Tree (here, next to this marker); Logan County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); First Portland Cement Concrete Street (a few steps
Blue Jacket Town Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, June 4, 2009
2. Blue Jacket Town Marker
View of the historical marker in front of the Logan County Courthouse.
from this marker); The Honorable William Lawrence (within shouting distance of this marker); War Savings Quota (within shouting distance of this marker); William H. West (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Concrete Street in America (within shouting distance of this marker); George Bartholomew (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bellefontaine.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker was part of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail series which was put in place in 1930 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Ohio's Revolutionary War era Battle of Piqua, by the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission.
 
Also see . . .
1. Blue Jacket. This web link was both published and made available by, "Touring Ohio." (Submitted on June 9, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Weyapiersenwah Also known as Blue Jacket Also known as Marmaduke, Van Sweringen. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 9, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail System
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map Photo, Click for full size
Image courtesy of the MidPointe Library System (www.MidPointeLibrary.org)
3. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map
A view of an original Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map, from 1930. For a better view double click on this picture.
. A description of the Revolutionary Memorial Trail System developed by the state of Ohio in 1929 - 1930. (Submitted on June 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Cartographic Map of the (Western) Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail, 1930. This is a link to information provided by the Midpointe Library System. Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Ohio (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. 1931 'Biennium Report of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission'. This is a link to information provided by the Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission's website, regarding the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission's military trails system and trail markers. (Submitted on March 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
 
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