“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fort Shawnee, Ohio

Clickable Map of Allen County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Allen County, OH (148) Auglaize County, OH (95) Hancock County, OH (76) Hardin County, OH (57) Putnam County, OH (62) Van Wert County, OH (70)  AllenCounty(148) Allen County (148)  AuglaizeCounty(95) Auglaize County (95)  HancockCounty(76) Hancock County (76)  HardinCounty(57) Hardin County (57)  PutnamCounty(62) Putnam County (62)  VanWertCounty(70) Van Wert County (70)
Lima is the county seat for Allen County
Fort Shawnee is in Allen County
      Allen County (148)  
      Auglaize County (95)  
      Hancock County (76)  
      Hardin County (57)  
      Putnam County (62)  
      Van Wert County (70)  
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1Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Johnny Appleseed Tree
This tree has sprouted from the roots of a tree planted by John Chapman around 1830.Map (db m196046) HM
2Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — M1E1 Abrams Main Battle Tank
Originally built in 1983, this M1E1 Abrams Main Battle Tank was one of 14 prototypes used as engineering test vehicles. This M1 was returned to the Lima Army Tank Plant in late 1993 for refurbishment and permanent display. A team of U.S. . . . Map (db m196375) HM
3Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Mary Shafer
. . . Map (db m196044) HM
4Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Sharp School Bell
This original alloy steel school bell rang for the children attending the Sharp School located on Delong Road. The Sharp School was built in 1870 and was one of eleven one-room school houses in Shawnee Township by 1874. In 1926, ten of the schools . . . Map (db m196047) HM
5Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve
Shawnee Indian Reservation 1817-1831 Established by treaty with the Shawnee Indians September 29, 1817, following the War of 1812. This 25 square mile reservation which adjoined the United States military reserve, was occupied by the . . . Map (db m196048) HM
6Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Coast Guard-Semper Paratus-Always Ready
Poppies represent the wars in Europe in which America was involved. The tall grasses represent the jungle wars in which America has fought.
In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies grow Between the crosses, . . . Map (db m196376) HM WM
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7Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Marines-Semper Fidelis-Always Faithful
The many boulders you see represent the conflicts and wars in which the United States of America has been involved since 1776. Those conflicts and wars are identified on the gray plates at the bottom of each flag column.Map (db m196377) WM
8Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Army-This We'll Defend
The monument is made of five pillars, each twenty feet tall, bearing porcelain tile or “brick plates". Each red, white, or blue brick has the name of a veteran, current service person, or citizens who simply want to say, "Thank You” to our . . . Map (db m196378) WM
9Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentThe concept of the Freedom flag Monument
The concept of the Freedom flag Monument began in 2001 as a way to thank U.S. Veterans for their service. Initiated and guided by the UAW from a small cardboard model, plans were developed and ground was broken in 2004. The monument was . . . Map (db m196379) WM
10Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentIn Honor
The Freedom Flag Monument stands in honor of all U.S. Veterans - past, present, and future. In addition to the five major branches of service, veterans of these services are also recognized: Air National Guard • U.S. Air Force Reserve • . . . Map (db m196380) WM
11Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag Monument4 United States Code (U.S.C.) §§ 1-10 – The Flag
Through the study of the development of the United States flag, we better understand our American heritage, learn an appreciation for the sacrifices of all U.S. veterans and realize the need to continue strong leadership, strong citizenship . . . Map (db m196381) HM
12Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Air Force-Aim High, Fly-Fight-Win
Small amounts of soil collected from the major battlefields of the wars and conflicts to date have been collected and buried within the monument. Ongoing soil collection is taking place. Samples of each are on display in the Freedom Flag Monument . . . Map (db m196382) WM
13Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentU.S. Navy–Non Sibi Sed Patriae–Not for Self, but Country
Each of the five columns represents a branch of the Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard. The five pine trees behind the monuments also represent our ever-ready Armed Forces.Map (db m196383) WM
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14Ohio, Allen County, Fort Shawnee — Veterans Freedom Flag MonumentThe Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Flag
The Prisoners of War / Missing in Action Flag is near, but not adjacent to the Freedom Flag Monument, symbolizing that although not within our reach, these brave men and women are always in our thoughts and hearts. They will never be . . . Map (db m196384) WM
15Ohio, Auglaize County, Fort Shawnee — 1-6 — Fort AmandaOhio Historical Marker
After Gen. William Hull's surrender at Detroit early in the War of 1812, most of Michigan Territory came under British and Indian control. To prevent a possible invasion of Ohio, Gen. William Henry Harrison, commander of the Northwestern Army, . . . Map (db m165760) HM
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Mar. 28, 2023