Oldtown in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Col. Daniel Boone
Col. Daniel Boone
Boone and eleven were adopted by the Shawnees. Ten were taken, over the Bullskin Trail, to Detroit and held for ransom. The fate of six is unknown.
Boone 1787 Narrative
Erected 1931 by The Greene County Historical Society, William A. Galloway, M.D., Pres.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is February 7, 1778.
Location. 39° 43.728′ N, 83° 56.219′ 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 Old Chillicothe (here, next to this marker); Site of Old Chillicothe (a few steps from this marker); Ten Kentucky Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa / Memorial to Tecumtha (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.
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