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Hardin in Shelby County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hardin

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2010
1. Hardin Marker
Inscription.
Named for Col. John Hardin
Killed by the Indians here in 1792.
Platted 1816. County Seat
Of Shelby County 1819.
Shawnees camped here Oct. 1832
Last trek from Ohio.

 
Location. 40° 17.19′ N, 84° 14.724′ W. Marker is in Hardin, Ohio, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Route 47 and Hardin-Wapakoneta Road on State Route 47. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in a community park, in the center of a small rural community. It is in the southeast corner of the park, facing the main intersection of the community. Marker is in this post office area: Sidney OH 45365, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Hardin (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brick House (approx. 2 miles away); General Harmar Military Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away); Sidney Fire Bell (approx. 4.5 miles away); Monumental Building (approx. 4.7 miles away); Carey's Hall (approx. 4.7 miles away); Peoples Federal Savings and Loan Association Building (approx. 4.7 miles away); Shelby County Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
Regarding Hardin. The small rural community
Hardin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2010
2. Hardin Marker
View of the historical marker in its location at the community park.
of Hardin, Ohio was named after Colonel John Hardin who played a significant role in a number of conflicts including: Lord Dunmore's War, the Revolutionary War and the Indian Wars of 1790-1795. It is alleged that he was murdered very near the location of this community, while serving on a mission to negotiate a peace treaty with the area Native Americans (see the accompanying links).
 
Also see . . .
1. John Hardin. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Submitted on July 15, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. John Hardin. This is a link to Answers.com, which claims to be the world's largest Q & A site. (Submitted on July 15, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. John Hardin. This is a link to Ohio History Central. on online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on July 15, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Hardin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2010
3. Hardin Marker
View looking west, down State Route 47, of the historical marker in it's location at the community park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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