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Near Thamesville in Chatham-Kent County, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Why Choose This Site?

 

—Tecumseh Parkway —

 
Why Choose This Site? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
1. Why Choose This Site? Marker
View, looking south, of the English text side of the historical marker.
Inscription. Some British officers involved reported that, due to the proximity of the enemy and the fact that the troops were exhausted and hungry, they were unable to outpace the American mounted units to Fairfield. Another theory is that Procter sought to avoid a military confrontation at Fairfield due to the number of civilian refugees and wounded still at the village.
 
Erected by Tecumseh Parkway.
 
Location. 42° 33.896′ N, 81° 55.84′ W. Marker is near Thamesville, Ontario, in Chatham-Kent County. Marker can be reached from Longwoods Road 4.2 kilometers east of Victoria Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The historical marker is located in a Historical Park, that commemorates the Battle of the Thames, along the east side of a park roadway with a long series of Tecumseh Parkway markers. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14376 Longwoods Road, Thamesville, Ontario N0P, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Participants in the Battle of the Thames (a few steps from this marker); Prelude to Battle (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Participants in the Battle of the Thames (within shouting distance
Why Choose This Site? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
2. Why Choose This Site? Marker
View, looking north, of the French text side of the historical marker.
of this marker); a different marker also named Participants in the Battle of the Thames (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Participants in the Battle of the Thames (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Participants in the Battle of the Thames (within shouting distance of this marker); Tecumseh (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Moraviantown, 1813 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Thamesville.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Why Choose This Site? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
3. Why Choose This Site? Marker
A close-up view of the English text side of the historical marker.
Why Choose This Site? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
4. Why Choose This Site? Marker
View of the short park roadway that is lined with a series of Tecumseh Parkway historical markers, including this featured historical marker.
Why Choose This Site? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
5. Why Choose This Site? Marker
View of the featured historical marker, located near the beginning, being the second of a series of Tecumseh Parkway historical markers.
Tecumseh Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
6. Tecumseh Memorial
View of the nearby Tecumseh Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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