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By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
Friedensstadt Marker
Pennsylvania (Lawrence County), Moravia — Friedensstadt
This stone marks the site of the former Moravian Indian village of Languntoutenunk, or Friedensstadt, or city of Peace. Settled by the Moravian Indians in the spring of 1770. The majority of the members of this Mission had formerly belonged to the . . . — Map (db m49396) HM
Ohio (Harrison County), Deersville — 1 — The Moravian Trail
This ridge road west from Cadiz through Deersville to the Tuscarawas Valley is known locally as the Moravian Trail. Originally an Indian path, it became an important trail for the frontiersmen. The men who participated in the Gnadenhutten Massacre, . . . — Map (db m79828) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Gnadenhutten — 15-79 — Gnadenhutten / The Gnadenhutten Massacre, "A Day of Shame"
Side A Gnadenhutten The Moravian Church in America began missionary work among the Delaware and Mohican tribes of North America in the mid-18th century. David Zeisberger, one of the best-known Moravian missionaries, came to the Ohio . . . — Map (db m81569) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), New Philadelphia — 16-79 — Schoenbrunn Schoolhouse 1772 / Schoenbrunn Church 1772
Schoenbrunn Schoolhouse 1772 In December 1772, Brother David Zeisberger and his followers began the construction of Schoenbrunn schoolhouse. The school was built in the Tuscarawas Valley on land given to Zeisberger in the spring of 1771 by . . . — Map (db m73218) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), New Philadelphia — 1-79 — The New Schoenbrunn Mission
Here, on April 10, 1779 during the Revolutionary War, David Zeisberger founded one of the five Delaware Christian missions to occupy the Tuscarawas Valley between May 3, 1772 and September 8, 1781. Living at the Lichtenau mission near the Delaware . . . — Map (db m295) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Port Washington — 2-79 — The Salem Mission
Here, on April 6, 1780 during the American Revolutionary War, a contingent of Delaware Christian Indians, led by John Heckwelder, an assistant to Moravian missionary David Zeisberger, founded the last of five missions to occupy the Tuscarawas Valley . . . — Map (db m296) HM
Ohio (Crawford County), Bucyrus — Crawford County 1826 - 1976
Legend 1. Col. Crawford's Retreat 2. Col. Crawford's March 3. Native Plains Area 4. Seccaium Indian Village 5. Indian Village 6. Knisley Springs Resort 7. Courthouse Yard — Map (db m21178) HM
Ohio (Crawford County), Bucyrus — Olentangy Battle
Fought in this locality against the Indians. By Crawford's retreating army June 6, 1782. — Map (db m21153) HM
Ohio (Crawford County), Leesville — To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford
. . . — Map (db m23559) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Col. William Crawford
[Front Side] George Washington and Col. Crawford's friendship began while Washington was acting surveyor for Lord Fairfax in the Shenandoah Valley in 1749, and continued until Col. Crawford's death. Col. Crawford's record is as . . . — Map (db m21386) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — C — Battle Island Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
. . . — Map (db m93867) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — 145 — Battle Island
Battle Island Scene Of the Defeat of Col. Wm Crawford June 5. & 6. 1782 — Map (db m21416) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Crawford — C52 — Burning of Crawford Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
Burning of Crawford One-half mile northeast, June 11, 1782, the Indians burned Colonel William Crawford at the stake, in revenge for massacre of the Christian Moravian Indians by William- son's earlier . . . — Map (db m20362) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Crawford — Crawford Memorial Park
(center plaque) Dedicated in memory of Col. Wm. Crawford who was born in 1722, in what is now Berkeley County, West Virginia, and was burned at the stake, one half mile northeast of here down in the valley, on June 11, 1782, by the . . . — Map (db m70009) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Crawford — 1-88 — Colonel William Crawford / The 1782 Sandusky Campaign Ohio Historical Markers
[Side A] Colonel William Crawford Colonel William Crawford, a lifelong friend of George Washington, was born in Virginia in 1722. He was married twice, first to Ann Stewart and later to Hannah Vance. In 1755, he served with Colonel . . . — Map (db m20359) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Crawford — Colonel Crawford In Memory of
In Memory of Col. Crawford Who was Burned by the Indians In this Valley June 11, 1782 — Map (db m20379) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent Division), Thamesville — Fairfield Tecumseh Parkway —
The Moravians or "Bohemian Brethren" were a protestant sect that originated in the 1400s in Moravia and Bohemia, the present day Czech Republic. They faced persecution in their homeland and in 1722 many moved to Saxony (now part of Germany) where . . . — Map (db m72448) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent Division), Thamesville — The Burning of Fairfield Tecumseh Parkway —
Robert McAfee, a soldier in Colonel Johnson's Mounted Regiment, kept a journal of his experiences, and wrote on October 7, 1813: Spent the day in collecting in plunder ... Colonel Owings Regiment of Regulars came up and took charge of the . . . — Map (db m72414) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent Division), Thamesville — Battle of Moraviantown, 1813 Bataille de Moraviantown, 1813 (Battle of the Thames) / (Bataille de la Thames) —
In September 1813, during the second year of the War of 1812, the United States won control of Lake Erie, cutting British supply lines with the east and forcing the British to withdraw from the Detroit River region. Then, on October 5, . . . — Map (db m78367) HM

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