Perrysville in Ashland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Greentown Delaware Village
Observers noted that there were more than one hundred and fifty dwellings at Greentown by 1812. Although considered peaceful, the intentions of the Greentown Indians were questioned during the War of 1812. Following General William Hull’s surrender to the British at Detroit on August 16, 1812, residents were removed from Greentown for fear that they would aid “unfriendly” Indians. The removal
Erected 2001 by the Johnny Appleseed Heritage Center, Inc. and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 4-3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 40° 41.706′ N, 82° 19.104′ W. Marker is in Perrysville, Ohio, in Ashland County. Marker is on Ohio Route 39, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. It is between the towns of Perrysville and Lucas. Marker is in this post office area: Perrysville OH 44864, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnny “Appleseed” Land Lease and Nursery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Frontier Violence During the War of 1812 Louis Bromfield / Malabar Farm (approx. 5.2 miles away); Historic Mifflin (approx. 5.9 miles away); Clear Fork Gorge (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perrysville.
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 •
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