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Near Pekin in Carroll County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Great Trail

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 9, 2020
1. The Great Trail Marker
Inscription.  The Great Indian Trail between Ft. Pitt and Chillicothe followed this route. In 1764 Col. Henry Bouquet and his expedition followed this trail to Coshocton to free 200 captives held by the Seneca, Delawares, and Shawnee Tribes. The resulting treaty did much to open the "Ohio Country."
 
Erected 1968 by The Carroll County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 42.836′ N, 81° 7.697′ W. Marker is near Pekin, Ohio, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Alliance Road Northwest (Ohio Route 183) and Linden Road Northwest (County Road 229), in the median on Alliance Road Northwest. The marker is in small green space at fork of two roads. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9093 Linden Rd NW, Malvern OH 44644, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles E. Wilson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Minerva Ohio First Gas Station
The Great Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 9, 2020
2. The Great Trail Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Mark's Dairy Bar on Lincoln Way (approx. 1.9 miles away); Minerva East Lawn Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); William Pennock (approx. 2 miles away); Minerva Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Bethlehem Cemetery Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Great Trail (approx. 2˝ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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