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

Old Town Shawnee Village

Site of 1806 War Council

 
 
Old Town Shawnee Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 28, 2005
1. Old Town Shawnee Village Marker
Close up; showing text; this was ten years ago, marker was already damaged
Inscription. Oldtown Shawnee Village quarter mile north meeting place of Simon Kenton and Tecumseh 1806
 
Erected by Logan County Historical Society.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 17.9′ N, 83° 55.362′ W. Marker was near DeGraff, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of DeGraff-Quncy Pike (County Route 63) and DeGraff- St. Paris Pike (County Route 64). Touch for map. Marker was mounted on the northeast abutment of the Stony Creek bridge. Marker had been damaged and removed before the bridge was demolished and replaced. Marker was at or near this postal address: 3955 C-63, De Graff OH 43318, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Curry Blockhouse / Shawnee Village “Oldtown” (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); DeGraff, Ohio Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Old Quincy School (approx. 2.5 miles away); Quincy Ohio Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Vance Blockhouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); Pigeon Town / Shawnee Village Site
Old Town Shawnee Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 28, 2005
2. Old Town Shawnee Village Marker
Full view of former site; condition of bridge was apparent
(approx. 4.4 miles away); Beehive Community Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Asa B. Bukroker (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. A second marker was located about 500 feet south noting “Oldtown” and “Curry’s Blockhouse”,
it too, is missing
 
Additional keywords. Tecumseh Simon Kenton
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Old Town Shawnee Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2016
3. Old Town Shawnee Village Marker
The site today; bridge has been replaced, looking towards the southwest
Old Town Shawnee Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 1, 2016
4. Old Town Shawnee Village Marker
The new bridge; marker would have been at the far end of the old bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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