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Near Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pigeon Town / Shawnee Village Site

 
 
Pigeon Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, 50/205
1. Pigeon Town Marker
Inscription. Pigeon Town
This town was established after the destruction of the Mackachack towns in Dunmore’s War in 1774. It was named for a wild pigeon roost near by. Col. Logan’s army destroyed it in 1786.

Shawnee Village Site
The Shawnee Indians were a five division nation which included 13 gens. At an early date they allied themselves with the British. Gen. Wayne defeated them at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794.
 
Erected 1951 by Logan County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 17.61′ N, 83° 50.389′ W. Marker is near Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on County Route 30 just west of County Route 201, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4200 Township Road 30 W, Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hull's Army (approx. 3.6 miles away); Highland Gardens Veterans Monument (approx. 4.2 miles away); DeGraff, Ohio Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); The First Permanent (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old Town Shawnee Village

Shawnee Village Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 26, 2015
2. Shawnee Village Site Marker
Side B close up, showing text
(was approx. 4.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Curry Blockhouse / Shawnee Village “Oldtown” (approx. 4½ miles away); McKee's Town (approx. 4.7 miles away); Michael Lane Partin (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefontaine.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Pigeon Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 20, 2015
3. Pigeon Town Marker
full view, looking west
Shawnee Village Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 26, 2015
4. Shawnee Village Site Marker
full view looking back east
Pigeon Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 20, 2015
5. Pigeon Town Marker
marker can be seen at a distance
Pigeon Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 27, 2013
6. Pigeon Town Marker
winter view
Pigeon Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 26, 2015
7. Pigeon Town Marker
looking north back lane towards Stoney Creek
Pigeon Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, /26/2015
8. Pigeon Town Marker
"knob- knolls", typical of the topology of the area. Stoney Creek passes to the north, with McKee's Creek just beyond.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 26, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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