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Shawnee Springs in Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh

 
 
General George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
1. General George Rogers Clark Marker
View of the front (south) side of this historical marker.
Inscription.  [Front Side of Marker]
Here
General
George Rogers
Clark


With his Kentucky soldiers
Defeated and drove
From this region
The Shawnee Indians
August 8 1780
Thus aiding to make
The Northwest Territory
Part of the United States

[Reverse Side of Marker]
Tecumseh
The Great Indian Chief
Was born here in the
Shawnee Village
of Piqua
About 1768

 
Erected 1924 by The Clark County Historical Society with the aid of the State of Ohio.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 39° 54.575′ N, 83° 54.732′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. It is in Shawnee Springs. Marker is on Tecumseh Road (Ohio Route 369) north of Lower Valley Pike, on the right when traveling north. This historical marker is located in George Rogers Clark Historical Park, near the park's southwest boundary,
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on the southern crest of the ridge overlooking the Mad River Valley, as well as overlooking State Route 4 and Tecumseh Road (State Route 369). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Keifer Cabin Site (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Piqua, or Picawey (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Piqua (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peckuwe Shawnee Memorial (about 500 feet away); Tecumseh (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Those Men Who Died in the Battle of Piqua (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Piqua (approx. half a mile away); Enon Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
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. George R. Clark. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. George Rogers Clark. NNDB website entry (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. George Rogers Clark. Touring Ohio website entry (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
2. Tecumseh Marker
View of the back (north) side of the historical marker.
 

4. Tecumseh. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. Tecumseh. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

6. Battle of Piqua. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

7. Battle of Piqua. Touring Ohio website entry (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

8. Battle of Piqua. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
3. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
4. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
View of the sculpting of young Tecumseh being taught his warrior skills by a older warrior (probably his older brother). This sculpting is on the north side of the historical marker, on the backside of the sculpting of George Rogers Clark.
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
5. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
View looking north of the sculpting of George Rogers Clark that is situated at the top of this historical marker.
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Baughman, November 10, 2020
6. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Baughman, November 10, 2020
7. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
Photo is of 5 different dwelling styles on display.
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Baughman, November 10, 2020
8. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
Photo of 2 more living styles.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,365 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4, 5. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   6, 7, 8. submitted on November 11, 2020, by Robert Baughman of Bellefontaine, Ohio.

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