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Piqua in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pickawillany

 
 
Pickawillany Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
1. Pickawillany Marker
Inscription.
Pickawillany
Located one mile northwest of this memorial
Headquarters of the Miami Tribes
First English settlement
and the most important
Trading post in the west
1748
Destroyed by the French
1752


 
Erected by the Piqua Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 10.771′ N, 84° 15.745′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is on North Hardin Road 0.1 miles north of Ohio Route 66, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is located immediately in front of the Piqua Historic Area, which is a property owned and maintained by the Ohio Historical Society. Marker is in this post office area: Piqua OH 45356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Pickawillany (here, next to this marker); John Johnston (here, next to this marker); In Commemoration of the 94th & 110th Reg’s. O.V.I.
Pickawillany Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
2. Pickawillany Marker
View of historic marker in right foreground and Piqua Historic Area and John Johnston's house in the left-center distant background.
(here, next to this marker); Public History Movement (here, next to this marker); Johnston Barn (approx. ¼ mile away); United Spanish War Veterans (approx. one mile away); Alexander Post No. 158 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Forest Hill Union Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Piqua.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pickawillany. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. La Demoiselle, Also known as Old Briton. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Piqua Historic Area. This web link was both published and made available by, "Touring Ohio." (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,020 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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