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Lima in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve

 
 
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By Michael Baker
1. Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve Marker
Inscription.
Shawnee Indian Reservation
1817-1831 Established by treaty with the Shawnee Indians September 29, 1817, following the War of 1812. This 25 square mile reservation which adjoined the United States military reserve, was occupied by the Shawnees until their removal to Kansas in 1831.

U.S. Military Reserve
900 feet west. Established August 5th, 1795, by General "Mad" Anthony Wayne in the treaty of Greenville at the conclusion of the Indian wars (1790-1795). Fort Amanda was built in the center of this 6-mile square reserve during the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1954 by Wm. Paul Gallagher Post No. 96 American Legion Lima, Ohio.
 
Location. 40° 43.092′ N, 84° 12.425′ W. Marker is in Lima, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is on Ohio Route 117, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. 1/4 mile west of Route 501 on Route 117 heading west. Marker was removed during intersection rebuilding and recently replaced, using a wood post instead of the usual steel pipe. Marker is in this post office area: Lima OH 45805, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnny Appleseed Tree (approx. 2.8 miles away); In Memory of Chief P-H-T and the Hawg Creek Shawnee

Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away); Shawnee Council House (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Shawnee Council House (was approx. 3.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Tawa Town (approx. 3.6 miles away); Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fort Amanda (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Amanda (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lima.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar of 1812
 
Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
3. Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 194 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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