Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
(The Walking Bear)
Brave in war ... valiant in peace
Algonquin Nation ... Osaukee Tribe
Born Saukeenuk, IA, 1810
Died Cleveland, 1844
After the Black Hawk War where Joc-O-Sot received the wound that finally caused his death, he was the ambassador of the Indians to the great white father, President Tyler. On his return journey he died in Cleveland.
This monument in everlasting bronze and granite takes the place of the original stone damaged by vandals in 1907.
It is erected by the Western Reserve Early Settlers Association with the cooperation of Chief Thunderwater and other Indian friends.
July 21, 1940.
Erected 1940 by the Western Reserve Early Settlers Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #10 John Tyler series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1947.
Location. 41° 29.849′ N, 81° 40.954′ W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Those Whose Bodies Were Moved From Ontario Street Cemetry to Erie Street Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Unknown Early Settlers (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie Street Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cleveland Grays (about 700 feet away); Detective Martin J. McFadden (approx. 0.2 miles away); 'Abdu'l-Bahá and the Bahá'í Faith (approx. ¼ mile away); Cleveland Theater District (approx. ¼ mile away); The Arcade (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Also see . . .
1. Entry on Chief Joc-O-Sot in the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. (Submitted on April 13, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Entry on the Erie St. Cemetery in the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,174 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.