Oldtown in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Old Chillicothe
The famous Shawnee Village destroyed four times by pioneer forces. It remained Ohio's leading Indian Town until 1807. On the rise to the west stood the bark Council House.
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1807.
Location. 39° 43.722′ N, 83° 56.222′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker is on U.S. 68, 0.1 miles south of Brush Row Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the Tecumseh Motel in Oldtown, about one mile north of Xenia and using the Xenia zip code. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1575 US Route 68 North, Xenia OH 45385, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ten Kentucky Soldiers Memorial (here, next to this marker); Old Chillicothe (here, next to this marker); U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa / Memorial to Tecumtha (a few steps from this marker); Col. Daniel Boone (a few steps from this marker); The Bullskin Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Sexton Point (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of Tecumseh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stevenson Road Bridge (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
Also see . . .
1. Chalahgawtha. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 3, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail System. A description of the Revolutionary Memorial Trail System developed by the state of Ohio in 1929 - 1930. (Submitted on June 30, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 5,879 times since then and 455 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on September 7, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 5. submitted on June 27, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.