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Oldtown in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Old Chillicothe

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2008
1. Site of Old Chillicothe Marker
Inscription. The famous Shawnee Village destroyed four times by pioneer forces. It remained Ohio's leading Indian Town until 1807. On the rise to the west stood the bark Council House.
 
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 39° 43.722′ N, 83° 56.222′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker is on U.S. 68 0.1 miles south of Brush Row Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at the Tecumseh Motel in Oldtown, about one mile north of Xenia and using the Xenia zip code. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1575 US Route 68 North, Xenia OH 45385, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ten Kentucky Soldiers Memorial (here, next to this marker); Old Chillicothe (here, next to this marker); U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa / Memorial to Tecumtha (a few steps from this marker); Col. Daniel Boone (a few steps from this marker); The Bullskin Trail (approx. 0.3
Site of Old Chillicothe Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2008
2. Site of Old Chillicothe Marker
In center of five marker grouping at the motel.
miles away); Kenton's Gantlet [Gauntlet] (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The Sexton Point (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of Tecumseh (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail System. A description of the Revolutionary Memorial Trail System developed by the state of Ohio in 1929 - 1930. (Submitted on June 30, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Cartographic Map of the (Western) Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail, 1930. This is a link to information provided by the Midpointe Library System. Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Ohio. (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. 1931 'Biennium Report of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission'. This is a link to information provided by the Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission's website, regarding the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission's military trails system and trail markers. (Submitted on March 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansNotable PlacesWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
Site of Old Chillicothe Marker $50 Fine Placard image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., Marker is
3. Site of Old Chillicothe Marker $50 Fine Placard
On east side of the concrete marker poles.
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map image. Click for full size.
Image courtesy of the MidPointe Library System (www.MidPointeLibrary.org)
4. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map
A view of an original Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map, from 1930. For a better view double click on this picture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 2, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 3,384 times since then and 356 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on September 7, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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