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Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians

 
 
Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2012
1. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker
View of the historic marker affixed to a large boulder.
Inscription.
Near this spot, June 21, 1813
was held a council between
General
William Henry Harrison
and the Indians comprising
Wyandots, Delawares,
Shawnees and Senecas with
Tarhe the Crane
as spokesman resulting in
permanent peace
with the Indians of Ohio.

 
Erected 1904 by the Columbus Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.432′ N, 83° 1.458′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Martin Street south of West State Street, in the median. Touch for map. The historic marker is located just a little more than 2 blocks south of West Broad Street (the National Road, U.S. 40). Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maurice Gates (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lucas Sullivant Home Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Franklinton Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); “In This Churchyard…” (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2012
2. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker
Close-up view of the text on the historic marker.
Old Franklinton Cemetery Archaeology (approx. 0.4 miles away); Franklinton (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Additional comments.
1. Acknowledgement
I would like to acknowledge that John Winkler, the author of "Wabash 1791, St. Clair's defeat," was kind enough to take me on a historic marker tour, and this was one of the historic markers that he shared with me.
    — Submitted September 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

 
Categories. Native AmericansPeaceWar of 1812
 
Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2012
3. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker
View of the historic marker situated on the north end of the Martin Avenue median strip.
Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2012
4. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians Marker
View, looking east on West State Street, of the historic marker, at the end of the Martin Avenue median.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 499 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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