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U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa / Memorial to Tecumtha

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2008
1. U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa / Memorial to Tecumtha
Inscription.
U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa
Inv msi srwvnowi nrgrni-ilafitv, ugimv macimi pligitiyawi cinvli ini inglast-mrn-ewi svmrkv-nagi, u mvmagoli cinvleli Sir Isaac Brock sifoli ina 1812 lvgitvhfowanagi.

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.

Translation

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
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2008
2. U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa
of the Shawnee Nation.

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] (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2008
3. Memorial to Tecumtha
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.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2008
4. U Mkvwalamakufewa Tikvmfa / Memorial to Tecumtha Marker
Marker is the southernmost of five at the motel, seen behind the left pole of the motel entrance sign.
 
 
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 1,443 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 2, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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