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Near Yellow Creek in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lest We Forget - Chief Logan

"Tah-Gah-Jute"

 

— A Chief of the Mingoes - A Friend of the Whites —

 
Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2011
1. Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker
Inscription.  From near this place in 1774, all the family of Logan was lured across the Ohio River and massacred by Whites thus sending Logan and Ohio Indian nations on a path of war for vengeance now known to history as Cresap's War. "Who Shall Mourn"
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 40° 34.141′ N, 80° 39.947′ W. Marker is near Yellow Creek, Ohio, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ohio Route 213 and Ohio Route 7. Located in Rest Area at intersection of SR 213 & SR 7. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toronto OH 43964, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Logan Massacre (approx. 1.2 miles away in West Virginia); Ascension Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Early Mills (approx. 2˝ miles away in West Virginia); On This Spot (approx. 2˝ miles away in West Virginia); Wellsville's Oldest Bell
Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2011
2. Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker
(approx. 2.9 miles away); You Are Not Forgotten (approx. 3 miles away); Wellsville Ohio W.W.II P.O.W. (approx. 3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away).
 
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Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2011
3. Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker
Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2011
4. Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker
View of the historic marker situated along the walkway leading to the picnic shelter, at the rest area.
Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2011
5. Lest We Forget - Chief Logan Marker
View, looking south, of the historic marker situated near the rest area parking lot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,185 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on May 6, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on May 7, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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