Spencerville in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland
the 86 acre homestead of Dye Sunderland
who served in Captain Samuel McCormick's
The War of 1812
Here in 1820, on the site of the Indian
town of Tawa
the Sunderland family established the
First Permanent Home
in Allen County, Ohio
Erected by Erected by Jacob Stemple Chapter United States Daughters of 1812.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list.
Location. 40° 41.157′ N, 84° 15.753′ W. Marker is in Spencerville, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Amanda Road and Sunderland Road, on the right when traveling west on Fort Amanda Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lima OH 45806, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tawa Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Amanda Fort Amanda (approx. half a mile away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 2.8 miles away); Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Mystery Stone (approx. 4 miles away); White Feather's Town (approx. 4 miles away); The Town of Hartford (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spencerville.
More about this marker. Another marker concerning Tawa town is 50 feet away
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2015, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 11, 2015, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.