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

Bouquet’s Expedition

 
 
Bouquet's Expedition 1764 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Breth, October 30, 2007
1. Bouquet's Expedition 1764 Marker
Inscription. 1764. Lt.Col. Henry Bouquet with 1500 British regulars and American Militia penetrated the Ohio wilderness to crush Chief Pontiac’s Indian conspiracy. Here at the forks of the Muskingum River during October and November, Bouquet subdued the Delawares, Senecas and Shawnees without firing a shot, secured the freedom of every colonial captive, and obtained the promises of peace—a feat unequalled in colonial American history.
 
Erected 1964 by The Ohio Historical Society The Coshocton County Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-16.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 17.429′ N, 81° 52.327′ W. Marker is near Coshocton, Ohio, in Coshocton County. Marker is on Ohio Route 83, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the entrance to Lake Park Complex just north of Coshocton. Marker is in this post office area: Coshocton OH 43812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Visitor Center - 1992 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Underground Railroad Agents in Coshocton County / Muskingum River Underground Railroad Corridor
Bouquet's Expedition 1764 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Breth, October 30, 2007
2. Bouquet's Expedition 1764 Marker
View of marker travelling South on State Route 83
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Village Smithy - c.1890 (approx. ¾ mile away); Hay Craft and Learning Center - 1987 (approx. ¾ mile away); Bouquet’s Camp (approx. 0.8 miles away); Daniel Carroll House - c.1850 (approx. 0.8 miles away); George LeRetilley House - 1853 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jacob Welsh House - c.1840 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Coshocton.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Bouquet’s Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, July 27, 2013
3. Bouquet’s Expedition Marker
The backdrop for the marker is the Lake Park Complex, which includes a restored 1920s big band dance pavilion.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Carl Breth of Willoughby Hills, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,626 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Carl Breth of Willoughby Hills, Ohio.   3. submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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