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

Bouquet’s Expedition

 
 
Bouquet's Expedition 1764 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Breth, October 30, 2007
1. Bouquet's Expedition 1764 Marker
Inscription.  1764. Lt.Col. Henry Bouquet with 1500 British regulars and American Militia penetrated the Ohio wilderness to crush Chief Pontiac’s Indian conspiracy. Here at the forks of the Muskingum River during October and November, Bouquet subdued the Delawares, Senecas and Shawnees without firing a shot, secured the freedom of every colonial captive, and obtained the promises of peace—a feat unequalled in colonial American history.
 
Erected 1964 by The Ohio Historical Society The Coshocton County Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-16.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1764.
 
Location. 40° 17.429′ N, 81° 52.327′ W. Marker is near Coshocton, Ohio, in Coshocton County. Marker is on Ohio Route 83, on the left when traveling north. Located at the entrance to Lake Park Complex just north of Coshocton.
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coshocton OH 43812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio-Erie Canal and Walhonding Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Visitor Center - 1992 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nicholas Schott (approx. 0.7 miles away); Underground Railroad Agents in Coshocton County / Muskingum River Underground Railroad Corridor (approx. 0.7 miles away); Capt. Bill Smart (approx. 0.7 miles away); This Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); Village Smithy - c.1890 (approx. ¾ mile away); Hay Craft and Learning Center - 1987 (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coshocton.
 
Bouquet's Expedition 1764 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Breth, October 30, 2007
2. Bouquet's Expedition 1764 Marker
View of marker travelling South on State Route 83
Bouquet’s Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, July 27, 2013
3. Bouquet’s Expedition Marker
The backdrop for the marker is the Lake Park Complex, which includes a restored 1920s big band dance pavilion.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2007, by Carl Breth of Willoughby Hills, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,177 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2007, by Carl Breth of Willoughby Hills, Ohio.   3. submitted on July 28, 2013, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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