|Ohio (Wyandot County), Crawford — C52 — Burning of Crawford|
|One-half mile northeast, June 11, 1782, the Indians burned Col. Wm. Crawford at the stake, in revenge for massacre of the Christian Moravian Indians by Williamson's earlier expedition. — Map (db m20362) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Crawford — Col. Crawford — In Memory of|
Burned by the Indians
In this Valley
June 11, 1782 — Map (db m20379) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Crawford — 1-88 — Colonel William Crawford / The 1782 Sandusky Campaign — Ohio Historical Markers|
|[Side A] Colonel William Crawford
Colonel William Crawford, a lifelong friend of George Washington, was born in Virginia in 1722. He was married twice, first to Ann Stewart and later to Hannah Vance. In 1755, he served with Colonel Edward Braddock in the French and Indian war. In 1767, he moved to "Stewart's Crossing," Pennsylvania, near the Youghiogheny River. During the Revolutionary War he raised a company of men, commanded the 5th and 7th Regiments, fought in battles in Long . . . — Map (db m20359) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Crawford — Crawford Memorial Park|
|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. — Map (db m20399) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — 145 — Battle Island|
Of the Defeat of
Col. Wm Crawford
June 5. & 6. 1782 — Map (db m21416) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Col. William Crawford|
George Washington and Col. Crawford's friendship began while Washington was acting surveyor for Lord Fairfax in the Shenandoah Valley in 1749, and continued until Col. Crawford's death.
Col. Crawford's record is as follows: three years service under Washington during the French and Indian War, and three years during the Revolutionary War. He was with Washington's army when it crossed the Delaware. At Valley Forge on Christmas Day. He participated in the victory at . . . — Map (db m21386) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — 2-88 — Departure of the Wyandot Indians — Ohio Historical Marker|
|[Front side of marker]: "Departure of the Wyandot Indians"
The 1817 Treaty of Fort Meigs opened much of northwest Ohio to white settlement. In return, the U.S. Government granted the Wyandot Nation permanent use of the Grand Reserve at present-day Upper Sandusky. There farming continued, a school was built, and, in 1824, this Mission Church was constructed by Indians and Methodist missionaries. However, the Indian Removal Act of 1830 called for relocation of all eastern Native . . . — Map (db m26527) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — C481 — Fort Ferree|
|1,000 feet east - site of
Main headquarters of Gen. Wm. H. Harrison's army in the War of 1812.
Many of his soldiers who died in battle are buried in this courthouse yard. — Map (db m18086) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Fort Ferree - Overland Inn - Indian Spring|
built by Gen. Harrison's Army, 1812.
1814 until 1846, on site Elks Lodge.
used by Indians 1730 to 1843.
Col. Crawford's Army drank at Spring June 4, 1782.
Charles Dickens stopped at Inn and Spring, 1842.
Scioto Trail led past the Indian Spring and Inn. — Map (db m18077) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — John Stewart|
|1816 — 1916
Apostle to the
of missions of
Episcopal Church — Map (db m26759) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot Indian Council House|
|Brow of hill above was the site
of Wyandot Indian Council House
1819 to Jan. 16, 1850.
Building was covered with bark.
First Wyandot County Teachers
Association organized Aug. 25, 1848.
First newspaper published in
Wyandot County March 1, 1845.
Wyandot County organized here
July 2, 1845.
Here was signed last peace treaty
with Indian tribes in Ohio Mar., 1842. — Map (db m26563) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandot Mission Church|
|Built with Government funds in 1824
Used by the Wyandot Indians till 1843
First American Methodist Mission
Designated as a Shrine
1960 Methodist General Conference — Map (db m26604) HM|
|Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandott Indian Mission — First Methodist Mission in America|
|Founded by John Stewart, a black man, in 1816, the Wyandott Indian Mission became the first officially recognized mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America three years later. A stone Mission Church was built on this spot in 1824, under the supervision of the Rev. James B. Finley. The Wyandott Indians worshipped here until 1843. The building fell in ruins in later years. It was restored in 1889 and designated a national historic shrine by the General Conference of The Methodist Church in 1960. — Map (db m26557) HM|