Oldtown in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa / Memorial to Tecumtha
Usgi-lanvwawi ina March, 1768 lvgitvhfo-wa-nagi, ini tvhdagi msi tigikvmi lrkufwa lanv wv ikusgrgi ilanvlu yalrwvhqagi takv-wihi watvhkufvgi ini pvsidowi cvlvhgrfagi uci.
Nfaqi ina October 5, 1813 lvgitvhfowa-nagi, iah bami negrniwi weci-nvhgamrci ni nanvudomanvhi ini tvh nochademrwrci nihi takuhsi-yawi nochadewanhi thamas sidota, chetham, beci-drmqa Ontario, kanadegi.
Yomv mkvwalamakufewa lrcimowa srwvnwv u gahdrcimowa pvyaci si lanvwawici uci, ud ryeci gicitvwa-ladrnrwv nihki wvyrkutv giki pvyaci igi srwvnwv utfwalowa.
Memorial to Tecumtha
The great Shawnee leader, chief, and brigadier general in the British Army, by appointment of General Sir Isaac Brock in 1812.
Born March, 1768, at the Great Springs, a few arrow flights south-east of Old Chillicothe.
Killed, October 5, 1813, while leading our warriors against the American forces at the Battle of the Thames, Chetham, Province of Ontario, Canada.
This memorial record is from Shawnee history, faithfully preserved by the historians
Authorized by the Absentee Shawnee Business Committee
Gan-waw-pea-se-ka Thomas W. Alford
Gua-lay-path-ka-ka John E. Snake
Nana-quaw-coms-ka-ka Thos. B. Hood
Kah-ke-peas-ka-ka Jacob Buckheart
Erected 1931 by William A. Galloway, M.D.
Location. 39° 43.717′ 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 in this post office area: 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); Site of Old Chillicothe (a few steps from this marker); Old Chillicothe (a few steps from this marker); Col. Daniel Boone (a few steps from this marker); The Bullskin Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kenton's Gantlet [Gauntlet] (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.
Categories. • Military • Native Americans • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places • War of 1812 •
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