Near Wapakoneta in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
the Shawnee Reservation at Wapakoneta
—the Eastern Boundary marker —
Erected 1974 by Auglaize County Historical Society.
Location. 40° 33.41′ N, 84° 2.718′ W. Marker is near Wapakoneta, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Route 65 and U.S. 33, on the right when traveling north on State Route 65. Touch for map. Marker is in a grassy area at the SE corner of St Rt 65 and US 33, about two miles East of the village of St. Johns, Ohio. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21198 Ohio 65, Wapakoneta OH 45895, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Catahecassa (approx. 2 miles away); Blackhoof's Last Home (approx. 2.1 miles away); Willow Branch Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Apollo Command Module and Gemini Spacecraft Mock-ups F5D Skylancer (approx. 6.7 miles away); Sts. Peter and Paul Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); Headwaters of the Auglaize River (approx. 7.7 miles away); Dayton and Michigan Railroad (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wapakoneta.
More about this marker. St Rt 65 turns West with US 33 at this point, but the Northbound extension as a county road is "Boundary Road" in Auglaize County. As it reaches Allen County it forms the NE corner of the Reservation. Southbound St Rt 65 is the Eastern Boundary for 3 1/3 miles,(a slight jog in the road denotes the SE corner of the Reservation.)
Regarding Wapaghonetta Reservation. The reservation was formed by the Treaty at the Foot of the Maumee Rapids, in 1817. It was dissolved by the Treaty of St. Mary's, in 1832
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 8, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.