Spencerville in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland
the 86 acre homestead of Dye Sunderland
who served in Captain Samuel McCormick's
The War of 1812
Here in 1820, on the site of the Indian
town of Tawa
the Sunderland family established the
First Permanent Home
in Allen County, Ohio
Erected by Erected by Jacob Stemple Chapter United States Daughters of 1812.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
Location. 40° 41.157′ N, 84° 15.753′ W. Marker is in Spencerville, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Amanda Road and Sunderland Road, on the right when traveling west on Fort Amanda Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lima OH 45806, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tawa Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Amanda (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Amanda (approx. half a mile away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 2.8 miles away); Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve The Mystery Stone (approx. 4 miles away); White Feather's Town (approx. 4 miles away); The Town of Hartford (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spencerville.
More about this marker. Another marker concerning Tawa town is 50 feet away
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2015, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 11, 2015, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.