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Near Leesville in Crawford County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford

 
 
To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
1. To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker
Inscription.  
To the Memory
of
Colonel
Wm. Crawford
Revolutionary
War Soldier
Captured
Near this spot
By the Indians
June 7, 1782
was burned
at stake near
Upper Sandusky
June 11, 1782

 
Erected 1927 by Crestline Kiwanis Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNative AmericansWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1775.
 
Location. 40° 47.846′ N, 82° 46.901′ W. Marker is near Leesville, Ohio, in Crawford County. Marker is on Leesville Road, 0.4 miles east of Ohio Route 598, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leesville OH 44639, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crestline War Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Crestline Community Service Center (approx. 2½ miles away); Knisley Springs Farm (approx. 3.7 miles away); Big Four Depot (approx. 4.4 miles away); Galion Veterans Memorial / Flag Plaza
Colonel William Crawford image. Click for full size.
via Absolute Astronomy, unknown
2. Colonel William Crawford
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(approx. 4.4 miles away); Lincoln Highway Marker (approx. 4.4 miles away); Olentangy Battle (approx. 6.3 miles away); Seccaium (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Crawford. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. William Crawford (soldier). Absolute Astronomy website entry (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Colonel William Crawford. Touring Ohio website entry (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Battle of the Sandusky. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
3. To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker
To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
4. To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker
To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
5. To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford Marker
View looking westward from the historical marker towards the Leesville Road and the waters of the Sandusky River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,416 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on October 23, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. Photos:   1. submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   2. submitted on June 23, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3, 4, 5. submitted on July 27, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 9, 2022