St. Johns in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1983 by Auglaize County Historical Society, Susanna Russell Chapter D.A.R.,and Chief Blackhoof Memorial Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Peace War of 1812 • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1831.
Location. 40° 33.409′ N, 84° 5.025′ W. Marker is in St. Johns, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 33 and Ohio Route 65, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 33. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Johns OH 45884, 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. Blackhoof's Last Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wapaghonetta Reservation (approx. 2 miles away); Uniopolis Town Hall (approx. 3.1 miles away); Apollo Command Module and Gemini Spacecraft Mock-ups (approx. 4.7 miles away); F5D Skylancer (approx. 4.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Wapakoneta (approx. 5.3 miles away).
Regarding Catahecassa. Located near the Blackhoof Memorial, on the western
War of 1812
Chief of the
Born in Florida
Died in St.Johns
In addition to his grave, the site of Chief Blackhoof's last home is also located nearby and is marked with a historical marker. It is located just north of US 33, in the nearby town of St. Johns, just west of the intersection of Walnut Street and Center Street.
Also see . . . Catahecassa - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,002 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4, 5. submitted on April 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.