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Near Warsaw in Coshocton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Site of White Woman’s Village

 
 
The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2020
1. The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker
close up, of center stone
Inscription.  
1710 - 1777
The Site of White Woman’s Village
Home of
Chief Eagle Feather
whose wife Mary Harris
was the first
white woman in Ohio

Capt. Gist visited this village
Jan. 1751

Newcomer
Murdered
Here 1751

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWomen.
 
Location. 40° 20.208′ N, 81° 57.591′ W. Marker is near Warsaw, Ohio, in Coshocton County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 36 and Ohio Route 60, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 36. The marker is in the front yard of an "estate". The yard is surrounded by a low stone fence. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42768 Highway 36, Warsaw OH 43844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel William Simmons (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Warsaw Hotel (approx. 2½ miles away); Scout Headquarters (approx. 2½ miles away); The Founding of Warsaw, Ohio (approx.
The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2020
2. The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker
close up of Christopher Gist stone, on left
2½ miles away); Franklin J. Fischer (approx. 2.9 miles away); Bouquet’s Camp (approx. 5 miles away); Bouquet’s Expedition (approx. 5.6 miles away); Underground Railroad Agents in Coshocton County / Muskingum River Underground Railroad Corridor (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warsaw.
 
Additional keywords. Christopher Gist Netawatwees - "Newcomer" The White Woman
 
The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2020
3. The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker
close up of Newcomer stone, on right (Netawatwees)
The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2020
4. The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker
full view of center stone
The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2020
5. The Site of White Woman’s Village Marker
marker as seen from a distance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 14, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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