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Roundhead in Hardin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Chief Roundhead's Village

Ohio Historical Marker

 
 
Chief Roundhead's Village Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2009
1. Chief Roundhead's Village Marker
Inscription. Upon this site, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, stood Chief Roundhead's Wyandot Indian village. This flourishing agricultural community later gave way to white settlement and Hardin County's first town was laid out here in 1832. Roundhead, or Stiahta, was celebrated for his capture of American General James Winchester during the War of 1812. Roundhead is believed to be buried in this vicinity.
 
Erected 1987 by Members of Country Connection Club and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-33.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 33.54′ N, 83° 50.138′ W. Marker is in Roundhead, Ohio, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Township Road 39 and Main Street (Ohio Route 117), on the left when traveling west on Township Road 39. Click for map. This marker is located on the southwest corner of the intersection of State Route 235 and State Route 117. Marker is in this post office area: Roundhead OH 43346, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roundhead Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roundhead School
Chief Roundhead's Village Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2009
2. Chief Roundhead's Village Marker
View of historical marker in the foreground with the roadsigns for State Routes 117 and 235 in the background.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Roundhead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Headwaters of Scioto River (approx. 2.4 miles away); Belle Center Jail (approx. 5.8 miles away); Village Marshall Murray Griffin (approx. 5.8 miles away); LCPL Lewis E. Hughes II (approx. 5.8 miles away); Bickham Bridge - 1877 (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Roundhead.
 
Categories. MilitaryNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Chief Roundhead's Village Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 9, 2009
3. Chief Roundhead's Village Marker
 
 
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