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

Curry Blockhouse / Shawnee Village “Oldtown”

 
 
Curry Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2016
1. Curry Blockhouse Marker
Inscription.
Curry Blockhouse
Built by Hiriam Curry for protection of the border settlers, following surrender of Gen. Hull in War of 1812. It stood on the north bank of Stony Creek, opposite the Indian village “Oldtown”.

Shawnee Village “Oldtown”
(1/4 mile north on Stony Creek) Here the Indian uprising of 1806, under Tecumseh, was averted by Simon Kenton’s arrival with his ultimatum, “if you want to fight, we are ready.”
 
Erected 1948 by Logan County Archaeological and Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 17.885′ N, 83° 55.447′ W. Marker is near Quincy, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of DeGraff- Quincy Pike (County Route 63) and County Route 64, on the right when traveling west on DeGraff- Quincy Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4201 C-63, Quincy OH 43343, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Town Shawnee Village (was about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); DeGraff, Ohio Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Quincy School

Shawnee Village ""Oldtown" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2016
2. Shawnee Village ""Oldtown" Marker
(approx. 2˝ miles away); Quincy Ohio Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away); Vance Blockhouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); Pigeon Town / Shawnee Village Site (approx. 4˝ miles away); Beehive Community Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Asa B. Bukroker (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
More about this marker. Marker had been lost for many years, was recently found, restored, and re-erected,
about 300 feet northwest of the original location on Rd 64
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Curry Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2016
3. Curry Blockhouse Marker
Full view of recently re-mounted marker
Curry Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2016
4. Curry Blockhouse Marker
Marker from a distance, as seen from the intersection of Rds 63 and 64 at Stony Creek
Curry Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2016
5. Curry Blockhouse Marker
Curry Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 11, 2016
6. Curry Blockhouse Marker
Before the marker was re-set
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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