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Piqua in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pickawillany

 
 
Pickawillany Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
1. Pickawillany Marker
Inscription.  
Pickawillany
Located one mile northwest of this memorial
Headquarters of the Miami Tribes
First English settlement
and the most important
Trading post in the west
1748
Destroyed by the French
1752


 
Erected by the Piqua Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1748.
 
Location. 40° 10.771′ N, 84° 15.745′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is on North Hardin Road 0.1 miles north of Ohio Route 66, on the right when traveling north. This historical marker is located immediately in front of the Piqua Historic Area, which is a property owned and maintained by the Ohio
Pickawillany Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
2. Pickawillany Marker
View of historic marker in right foreground and Piqua Historic Area and John Johnston's house in the left-center distant background.
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Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piqua OH 45356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Pickawillany (here, next to this marker); John Johnston (here, next to this marker); In Commemoration of the 94th & 110th Reg’s. O.V.I. (here, next to this marker); Public History Movement (here, next to this marker); Indian Agency House (a few steps from this marker); Johnston Barn (approx. ¼ mile away); Prehistoric Indian Mound (approx. ¼ mile away); The Cider House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piqua.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pickawillany. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. La Demoiselle, Also known as Old Briton. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Piqua Historic Area. This web link was both published and made available by, "Touring Ohio." (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,245 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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