Oldtown in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa / Memorial to Tecumtha
Usgi-lanvwawi ina March, 1768 lvgitvhfo-wa-nagi, ini tvhdagi msi tigikvmi lrkufwa lanv wv ikusgrgi ilanvlu yalrwvhqagi takv-wihi watvhkufvgi ini pvsidowi cvlvhgrfagi uci.
Nfaqi ina October 5, 1813 lvgitvhfowa-nagi, iah bami negrniwi weci-nvhgamrci ni nanvudomanvhi ini tvh nochademrwrci nihi takuhsi-yawi nochadewanhi thamas sidota, chetham, beci-drmqa Ontario, kanadegi.
Yomv mkvwalamakufewa lrcimowa srwvnwv u gahdrcimowa pvyaci si lanvwawici uci, ud ryeci gicitvwa-ladrnrwv nihki wvyrkutv giki pvyaci igi srwvnwv utfwalowa.
Memorial to Tecumtha
The great Shawnee leader, chief, and brigadier general in the British Army, by appointment of General Sir Isaac Brock in 1812.
Born March, 1768, at the Great Springs, a few arrow flights south-east of Old Chillicothe.
Killed, October 5, 1813, while leading our warriors
This memorial record is from Shawnee history, faithfully preserved by the historians of the Shawnee Nation.
Authorized by the Absentee Shawnee Business Committee
Gan-waw-pea-se-ka Thomas W. Alford
Gua-lay-path-ka-ka John E. Snake
Nana-quaw-coms-ka-ka Thos. B. Hood
Kah-ke-peas-ka-ka Jacob Buckheart
Erected 1931 by William A. Galloway, M.D.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War of 1812. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1768.
Location. 39° 43.717′ 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 in this post office area: 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); Site of Old Chillicothe (a few steps from this marker); Old Chillicothe (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 Covered Bridge (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
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