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Near Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Tecumseh

(1768-1813)

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
1. Tecumseh Marker
Inscription. Statesman, Warrior and Patriot was born March 1768, three miles west of Springfield, close to Route 40 - State Route 369 - at the Shawnee Indian Town called Piqua. Site of the battle of Piqua, August 8th, 1780, presently George Rogers Clark Memorial Park.

As a leader of the Shawnee tribe and a spokesman for the Western Indian he resolutely resisted encroachment on their territory.

Through his efforts and under his leadership the Indian Tribes for a time combined in confederation in an attempt to create an Indian Nation in the Ohio Valley - Great Lakes Area. He disappeared while leading the combined Indian force at the battle of the Thames, October 5th, 1813.
 
Erected 1969 by Clark County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 54.75′ N, 83° 54.488′ W. Marker is near Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Tecumseh Road (Ohio Route 369) north of Ohio Route 4. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in George Rogers Clark Historical Park, and is situated in a large clearing, near the center of the park, that is encircled by the park roadway. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the
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By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
2. Tecumseh Marker
crow flies. Battle of Piqua (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Those Men Who Died in the Battle of Piqua (approx. mile away); The Keifer Cabin Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Piqua, or Picawey (approx. 0.3 miles away); General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Piqua (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peckuwe Shawnee Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vale Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tecumseh. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central. (Submitted on August 31, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Tecumseh. This is a link to information provided by answers.com. (Submitted on August 31, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
3. Tecumseh Marker
View of historical marker in a clearing in the park with the park roadway seen to the extreme right of the picture.
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By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
4. Tecumseh Marker
This historical marker is located in the George Rogers Clark Historical Park.
 
 
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 1,052 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 31, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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