Spencerville in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland
the 86 acre homestead of Dye Sunderland
who served in Captain Samuel McCormick's
The War of 1812
Here in 1820, on the site of the Indian
town of Tawa
the Sunderland family established the
First Permanent Home
in Allen County, Ohio
Erected by Erected by Jacob Stemple Chapter United States Daughters of 1812.
Location. 40° 41.157′ N, 84° 15.753′ W. Marker is in Spencerville, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Amanda Road and Sunderland Road, on the right when traveling west on Fort Amanda Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lima OH 45806, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tawa Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Amanda (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Amanda (approx. half a mile away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Mystery Stone (approx. 4 miles away); White Feather's Town (approx. 4 miles away); The Town of Hartford (approx. 4.4 miles away); Spencerville Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spencerville.
More about this marker.
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 134 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.