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

To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford

 
 
To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
1. To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker
Inscription.
To the Memory
of
Colonel
Wm. Crawford
Revolutionary
War Soldier
Captured
Near this spot
By the Indians
June 7, 1782
was burned
at stake near
Upper Sandusky
June 11, 1782

 
Erected 1927 by Crestline Kiwanis Club.
 
Location. 40° 47.846′ N, 82° 46.901′ W. Marker is near Leesville, Ohio, in Crawford County. Marker is on Leesville Road 0.4 miles east of Ohio Route 598, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leesville OH 44639, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Knisley Springs Farm (approx. 3.7 miles away); Big Four Depot (approx. 4.4 miles away); Galion Veterans Memorial / Flag Plaza (approx. 4.4 miles away); U.S.S. Constitution Cannon (approx. 6.2 miles away); Olentangy Battle (approx. 6.3 miles away); Seccaium (approx. 6.3 miles away); Remembering Our Veterans of Early Wars (approx. 7.2 miles away); Harding Birthplace (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. William Crawford. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia
To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
2. To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker
of Ohio History. (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. William Crawford (soldier). This web link was both published and made available by, "Absolute Astronomy.com," in it's quest to enable "exploring the universe of knowledge." (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. 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.) 

4. Battle of the Sandusky. 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.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNative AmericansWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels
 
To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
3. To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker
To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
4. To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker
View looking westward from the historical marker towards the Leesville Road and the waters of the Sandusky River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,076 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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