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Upper Sandusky in Wyandot County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Tarhe

 
 
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1. Tarhe Marker
Inscription.
Distinguished Wyandot chief and loyal American
Tarhe
Died here in Cranetown
1818

 
Erected 1915 by Tarhe Tribe No. 145 I.O.R.M. 1915 in memory of Chief Tarhe.
 
Location. 40° 53.723′ N, 83° 14.609′ W. Marker is in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, in Wyandot County. Marker is on Township (Local Route 37), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Sandusky OH 43351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle Island (approx. 2.6 miles away); Wyandot Mission Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); John Stewart (approx. 4 miles away); Departure of the Wyandot Indians (approx. 4 miles away); Wyandott Indian Mission (approx. 4 miles away); Historic Salem Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Lincoln Highway (approx. 4.8 miles away); Colonel Crawford (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Sandusky.
 
Regarding Tarhe. Per Wikipedia, the "Improved Order of Red Men is a fraternal organization established in 1834. Their rituals and regalia are modeled after those assumed to be used by Native Americans. The organization claimed
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2. Tarhe Marker
a membership of about half a million in 1935, but has declined to a little more than 15,000."
 
Also see . . .  Tarhe. (Submitted on June 10, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
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By Michael Baker
3. Tarhe Marker
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4. Tarhe Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 182 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 9, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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