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

Crawford Memorial Park

 
 
Crawford Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2008
1. Crawford Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.
(center plaque)
Dedicated in memory of Col. Wm. Crawford who was born in 1722, in what is now Berkeley County, West Virginia, and was burned at the stake, one half mile northeast of here down in the valley, on June 11, 1782, by the Indians, in revenge for the massacre by Williamson's earlier expedition.

(left plaque)
American Legion Posts of Wyandot County
Wyandot Post No. 225, Upper Sandusky
Earl Green Post No. 344, Carey
Sycamore Post No. 250
Nevada Post No. 462
Marseilles Post No. 658

Disabled American Veterans
Wyandot Post No. 75

Veterans of Foriegn Wars
William Naus Post No. 2842

United Spanish War Veterans
Byron Baguley Camp No. 73

Grand Army of the Republic

Sons of Veterans
General I.M. Kirby Camp No. 25.

The Ohio Society of the
Sons of the American Revolution


(right plaque)
Daughters of the American Revolution
Colonel William Crawford Chapter

American Legion Auxiliary Posts
Wyandot Post No. 225, Upper Sandusky
Earl Green Post No. 344, Carey
Sycamore Post No. 250
Nevada Post No. 462
Marseilles Post No. 658

Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary
William Naus Post No. 2842

Crawford Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2008
2. Crawford Memorial Park Marker
View of "burning of Crawford" marker in the foreground with "Crawford Memorial Park Marker" in the background.
United Spanish War Veterans Auxiliary
Byron Baguley Camp No. 65

Women's Relief Corps
Grand Army of the Republic

Upper Sandusky Navy Mother's Club No. 699

Sycamore Navy Mother's Club No. 610

Daughters of Union Veterans of Civil War
Tent No. 138, Sycamore

 
Erected 1953 by Wyandot County Historical Society, Wyandot County American Legion Posts and Wyandot County Commissioners A.R. Cramer, H.B. Keller, and Ross A. Winter.
 
Location. 40° 55.173′ N, 83° 20.788′ W. Marker is in Crawford, Ohio, in Wyandot County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 199 and County Highway 29, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 199. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carey OH 43316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burning of Crawford (a few steps from this marker); Colonel William Crawford / The 1782 Sandusky Campaign (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Colonel Crawford (approx. one mile away); to Crawford's Burning / to Battle Island (approx. 2.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Battle Island
Crawford Memorial image. Click for more information.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2008
3. Crawford Memorial
In memory of Col. Crawford who was burned by the Indians in this valley June 11, 1782.
Erected by the Wyandot County Patriotic Citizens Aug. 27, 1994
Click for more information.
(approx. 5.4 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Battle Island (approx. 5.7 miles away); Sheriden Cave (approx. 6.7 miles away); Wyandot Mission Church (approx. 6.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Crawford.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker is located in the small rural community of Crawford, Ohio, in a small roadside community park that is dedicated to the memory of Colonel Crawford, off on the west side of Ohio 199, near the intersection of County Highway 29.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Crawford. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 30, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Battle of the Sandusky. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 30, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Gnadenhutten Massacre. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 30, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. David Williamson. This link is published and made available
Crawford Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 2, 2013
4. Crawford Memorial Park Marker
Right plaque.
by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 30, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. 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 June 30, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable EventsWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
Crawford Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 2, 2013
5. Crawford Memorial Park Marker
Left plaque.
Crawford Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 2, 2013
6. Crawford Memorial Park Marker
Rear plaque.
Crawford Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 2, 2013
7. Crawford Memorial Park Marker
Marker in the foreground, with intersection of SR 199 north and County Roads 103/99 seen in the background.
Crawford Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 2, 2013
8. Crawford Memorial Park Marker
View of marker as viewed in Crawford Memorial Park.
 
 
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