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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Oldtown
Oldtown, Ohio and Vicinity
▶ Greene County (92) ▶ Clark County (72) ▶ Clinton County (38) ▶ Fayette County (28) ▶ Madison County (24) ▶ Montgomery County (580) ▶ Warren County (77)
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|In memory of
Col. Daniel Boone and 27 salt makers, taken prisoners at Blue Licks, KY., by the Shawnees, Feb. 7, 1778 and brought to Old Chillicothe.
Boone and eleven were adopted by the Shawnees. Ten were taken, over the Bullskin Trail, . . . — — Map (db m14067) HM|
|Here, between the site of the old Shawnee Council House and the hill to the south, Simon Kenton, in 1778, successfully ran an Indian Gantlet, 158 rods - almost one half mile - long. — — Map (db m14071) HM|
|This stone marks the site of Old Chillicothe, the principal town of the Shawnees Indians, Tecumseh chief.
The famous gauntlet run by Simon Kenton in 1778 was from Sextons Hill to the Council House which stood 30 rods west of this site. — — Map (db m14066) HM|
|The famous Shawnee Village destroyed four times by pioneer forces. It remained Ohio's leading Indian Town until 1807. On the rise to the west stood the bark Council House. — — Map (db m14065) HM|
Ten Kentucky soldiers were killed on this site (Old Chillicothe) May 29, 1779, in the first battle with the Shawnees in the Miami Valleys. The force of 261 men was defeated and pursued 30 mi. One Indian was killed.
Col. John . . . — — Map (db m14068) HM|
|North from the Ohio River to Detroit. Here joined the Kenton and Scioto Trails east and Winchester Trail south east. — — Map (db m14072) HM|
|Location, from 1768 to 1774, of wigwams of Chief Pucksinwah and Methatosa, parents of Tecumtha.
Draper Mss. — — Map (db m14073) HM|
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Usgi-lanvwawi ina March, 1768 . . . — — Map (db m14070) HM|