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

General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh

 
 
General George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
1. General George Rogers Clark Marker
View of the front (south) side of this historical marker.
Inscription. [Front Side of Marker]
Here
General
George Rogers
Clark


With his Kentucky soldiers
Defeated and drove
From this region
The Shawnee Indians
August 8 1780
Thus aiding to make
The Northwest Territory
Part of the United States

[Reverse Side of Marker]
Tecumseh
The Great Indian Chief
Was born here in the
Shawnee Village
of Piqua
About 1768

 
Erected 1924 by The Clark County Historical Society with the aid of the State of Ohio.
 
Location. 39° 54.575′ N, 83° 54.732′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Tecumseh Road (Ohio Route 369) north of Lower Valley Pike, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in George Rogers Clark Historical Park, near the park's southwest boundary, on the southern crest of the ridge overlooking the Mad River Valley, as well as overlooking State Route 4 and Tecumseh Road (State Route 369). Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Keifer Cabin Site (within shouting distance
Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
2. Tecumseh Marker
View of the back (north) side of the historical marker.
of this marker); The Battle of Piqua, or Picawey (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Piqua (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peckuwe Shawnee Memorial (about 500 feet away); Tecumseh (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Those Men Who Died in the Battle of Piqua (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Piqua (approx. half a mile away); Mad River Township Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. George R. Clark. This is a link to information provided by "Ohio History Central." (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. George Rogers Clark. This is a link to information provided by NNDB. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. George Rogers Clark: Kentucky Frontiersman, Hero, and Founder of Louisville
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
3. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
. This is a link to information provided by the "Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives." (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. George Rogers Clark. This is a link to information provided by "Touring Ohio." (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. Tecumseh. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

6. Tecumseh. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

7. Battle of Piqua. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

8. Battle of Piqua. This is a link to information provided by Touring Ohio. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

9. Battle of Piqua. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
4. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
View of the west side of the historical marker and its Great Seal of Ohio inscription, with a view of the park's historic Hertzler House in the left background.
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
5. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
A close-up view of the Great Seal of the State of Ohio that is on the west side of the historical marker.
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
6. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
View of the sculpting of young Tecumseh being taught his warrior skills by a older warrior (probably his older brother). This sculpting is on the north side of the historical marker, on the backside of the sculpting of George Rogers Clark.
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
7. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
View looking north of the sculpting of George Rogers Clark that is situated at the top of this historical marker.
General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 4, 2010
8. General George Rogers Clark / Tecumseh Marker
View looking northeast at the sculpting of George Rogers Clark that is situated at the top of the historical marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,677 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 7, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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