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Near Otsego in Wood County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Maumee Indian Mission

Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail

 
 
Maumee Indian Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 23, 2009
1. Maumee Indian Mission Marker
Inscription.
Maumee Indian Mission

Founded by Presbyterians
in 1822, and, after several
changes of administration,
abandoned in 1834.

These missions were
important factors in the
winning of the west.

 
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C608.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 41° 27.954′ N, 83° 44.599′ W. Marker is near Otsego, Ohio, in Wood County. Marker is on West River Road (Ohio Route 65) 0.2 miles north of Middleton Pike, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is located along the east side of the Maumee River, south of Waterville, Ohio and just northeast of Otsego, Ohio. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green OH 43402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Presbyterian Mission in the Maumee Valley (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Browning Masonic Community (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Deposit / Roche de Bout
Maumee Indian Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 23, 2009
2. Maumee Indian Mission Marker
View of historical marker, looking north along State Route 65.
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Bowling Green Fault (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Fort Deposit / Roche de Boeuf (approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Ohio Electric Railroad Bridge / Roche De Bout/Roche De Boeuf (approx. 1.7 miles away); John A. Wilson (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Miamis Reserve/Miltonville (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail System. A description of the Revolutionary Memorial Trail System developed by the state of Ohio in 1929 - 1930. (Submitted on June 30, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. 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 2, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. 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 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNative Americans
 
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map image. 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.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,235 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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