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Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2012
1. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker
View of the historic marker affixed to a large boulder.
Inscription.  Near this spot, June 21, 1813 was held a council between General William Henry Harrison and the Indians comprising Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees and Senecas with Tarhe the Crane as spokesman resulting in permanent peace with the Indians of Ohio.
 
Erected 1904 by the Columbus Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPeaceWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1910.
 
Location. 39° 57.432′ N, 83° 1.458′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Martin Street south of West State Street, in the median. The historic marker is located just a little more than 2 blocks south of West Broad Street (the National Road, U.S. 40). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43222, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maurice Gates (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lucas Sullivant Home Site
Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2012
2. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Franklinton Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); “In This Churchyard…” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Franklinton Cemetery Archaeology (approx. 0.4 miles away); Franklinton (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Acknowledgement
I would like to acknowledge that John Winkler, the author of "Wabash 1791, St. Clair's defeat," was kind enough to take me on a historic marker tour, and this was one of the historic markers that he shared with me.
    — Submitted September 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
 
Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2012
3. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker
View of the historic marker situated on the north end of the Martin Avenue median strip.
Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2012
4. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker
View, looking east on West State Street, of the historic marker, at the end of the Martin Avenue median.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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