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Wapakoneta in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wapakoneta (Wapaughkonnetta)

 
 
Wapakoneta (Wapaughkonnetta) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
1. Wapakoneta (Wapaughkonnetta) Marker
Inscription.  Council House (Capital) of the Shawnee from c.1798 until their forced removal to Kansas in 1832
 
Erected by Ohio Historical Society, Ohio Department of Transportation, and Ohio Bicentennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
 
Location. 40° 33.456′ N, 84° 11.61′ W. Marker is in Wapakoneta, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker is on Willipie Street (Ohio Route 198) 0.1 miles north of US 33, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wapakoneta OH 45895, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance Tree (approx. ¾ mile away); On This Site Stood The Original Sheriff's Residence And Jail. (approx. ¾ mile away); The Auglaize County Courthouse (approx. ¾ mile away); Auglaize County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); United States of America Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipents (approx.
Wapakoneta (Wapaughkonnetta) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
2. Wapakoneta (Wapaughkonnetta) Marker
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0.8 miles away); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wapakoneta All Wars Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Neil Armstrong's Boyhood Home (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wapakoneta.
 
Regarding Wapakoneta (Wapaughkonnetta). Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon (July 20, 1969), was born on 5 August 1930 on his grandparents' farm near Wapakoneta, Ohio.
 
Wapa Theater and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
3. Wapa Theater and Courthouse
Wapa Theater has a Native American theme. Auglaize County courthouse in background. Both on Willipie St.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,167 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 7, 2022