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Near Bucyrus in Crawford County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Olentangy Battle

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
1. Olentangy Battle Marker
Inscription.
Fought in this locality against the
Indians.
By Crawford's retreating army
June 6, 1782.

 
Erected 1896 by Crawford County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 46.224′ N, 82° 53.794′ W. Marker is near Bucyrus, Ohio, in Crawford County. Marker is on Ohio Route 19 0.3 miles east of Parcher Road (Local Route 43), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. This historical marker is located about 5 miles, southeast of downtown Bucyrus, in a very rural setting. Marker is in this post office area: Bucyrus OH 44820, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seccaium (here, next to this marker); Crawford County (approx. 4.9 miles away); First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin (approx. 4.9 miles away); Knisley Springs Farm (approx. 5.7 miles away); U.S.S. Constitution Cannon (approx. 5.9 miles away); To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford (approx. 6.3 miles away); Galion Veterans Memorial / Flag Plaza (approx. 6.4 miles away); Big Four Depot (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bucyrus.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Crawford. This link is published and made available
Olentangy Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
2. Olentangy Battle Marker
by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Battle of the Olentangy. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. William Crawford (soldier). (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
4. William Crawford. This web link was both published and made available by, "Touring Ohio." (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Olentangy Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
3. Olentangy Battle Marker
 
 
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