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Spencerville in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland

 
 
Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, December 11, 2015
1. Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland Marker
Inscription.
Site of
the 86 acre homestead of Dye Sunderland
who served in Captain Samuel McCormick's
Company of
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
Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, December 11, 2015
2. Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland Marker
Reverse side
(approx. 3.7 miles away); 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 AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, December 11, 2015
3. Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland Marker
Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, December 11, 2015
4. Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland Marker
You can see the Tawa town marker in this photo. Why both these markers were not added to the database at the same time is unknown.
 
 
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 270 times since then and 60 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.
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