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Zanesfield in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah

 
 
Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
1. Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah Marker
Inscription. This monument erected in memory of Isaac Zane, White Eagle of the Wyandots, and his Indian wife, Princess Myeerah, who devoted their lives to bring peace and good will between the white and red races

Near this spot established a home, raising a family of seven. Three sons and four daughters.

The Princess died in Feb. and the Eagle in Oct. 1816. A few feet east of this boulder they rest in unmarked graves.
 
Location. 40° 20.21′ N, 83° 40.633′ W. Marker is in Zanesfield, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker can be reached from Sandusky Street (County Route 5) south of Columbus Street (County Route 153). Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the backyard of an establishment called "Myeerah's Inn," which is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Sandusky and Columbus Streets, in business district of Zanesfield. It is just a stone's throw northeast from the Zane - Kenton Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Zanesfield OH 43360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Fort Wapatomica (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Isaac Zane (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Simon Kenton (within
Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
2. Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Zanesfield (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); China Flats (about 600 feet away); Helen Wonders Blue Memorial Park (about 800 feet away); Ebenezer Zane Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Simon Kenton / Historical Home Site (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zanesfield.
 
Additional comments.
1. Myeerah
The name Princess is not of our Native heritage.
It is a name applied by Europeans.
Historically,caucasians continue to use the word in error.
    — Submitted February 15, 2014.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
3. Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah Marker
View of historical marker in the left foreground and of the Zane - Kenton Memorial in the distant right background.
Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
4. Isaac Zane & Princess Myeerah Marker
View of the Sandusky Street side of the "Myeerah Inn" in the right foreground (historical marker is behind this establishment) and the Zane - Kenton Memorial is just down the street behind the white barriers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,775 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 31, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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