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Near Thamesville in Chatham-Kent County, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Participants in the Battle of the Thames

Tuesday, October 5, 1813

 

—Tecumseh Parkway —

 
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
1. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
View, looking south, of the English text side of the historical marker.
Inscription. Shabbona 1775-1859: A Potawatomi chief, grand nephew of Pontiac, and veteran of Tippecanoe, Shabbona was an accomplished warrior and strong supporter of Tecumseh. He persuaded many natives to join the confederacy.

Sou-veh-hoo-wah, Split Log, 1765-1825: Huron chief and veteran of the River Raisin and Fort Meigs, Split Log helped defeat Brigadier General McArthur's American force at the Grand River in October 1814.

Tecumseh 1768-1813: Leader of the First Nations confederacy.

Tenskwatawa, The Prophet, 1775-1836, Religious leader and Tecumseh's brother.

Teyoninhokarawen, John Norton: John was a Mohawk chief born in Scotland to a Cherokee father and a Scottish mother. He came to North America and worked as an interpreter for the Indian Department before being adopted by the Mohawks. He fought at Tippecanoe and served as a major in the Indian Department during the War of 1812.

Wahsikegaboe, Firm Fellow: Shawnee chief and Tecumseh's brother-in-law.
 
Erected by Tecumseh Parkway.
 
Location. 42° 33.876′ N, 81° 55.842′ W. Marker is near Thamesville, Ontario, in Chatham-Kent County. Marker can be reached from Longwoods Road (Provincial Highway 2) 4.2 kilometers east of
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
2. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
View, looking north, of the French text side of the historical marker.
Victoria Road (Provincial Highway 21), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The historical marker is located in a Historical Park, that commemorates the Battle of the Thames, along the east side of a park roadway with a long series of Tecumseh Parkway markers. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14376 Longwoods Road, Thamesville, Ontario N0P, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Participants in the Battle of the Thames (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Participants in the Battle of the Thames (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Participants in the Battle of the Thames (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Participants in the Battle of the Thames (within shouting distance of this marker); Why Choose This Site? (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Participants in the Battle of the Thames (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bugles Sound (within shouting distance of this marker); Prelude to Battle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thamesville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar of 1812
 
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
3. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
A close-up view of the English text side of the historical marker.
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
4. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
A close-up view of a portrait of Shabbona, that is displayed on the historical marker.
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
5. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
A close-up view of a portrait of either Tecumseh or his son, Paukeesaa, that is displayed on the historical marker.
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
6. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
A close-up view of a portrait of Teyoninhokarawen, John Norton, that is displayed on the historical marker.
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
7. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
A close-up view of a portrait of Tenskwatawa, that is displayed on the historical marker.
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
8. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
View of the short park roadway that is lined with a series of Tecumseh Parkway historical markers, including this featured historical marker.
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
9. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
View of the featured historical marker, located as the fifth marker from the beginning of a series of Tecumseh Parkway historical markers.
Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
10. Participants in the Battle of the Thames Marker
Another view of the featured historical marker, as seen from across the street, located as the fifth marker from the beginning of a series of Tecumseh Parkway historical markers.
Tecumseh Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2013
11. Tecumseh Memorial
View of the nearby Tecumseh Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on January 21, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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