Curry Blockhouse / Shawnee Village "Oldtown" Historical

Curry Blockhouse / Shawnee Village "Oldtown" Historical (HM1VN2)

Location: Quincy, OH 43343 Logan County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 17.885', W 83° 55.447'

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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."
HM NumberHM1VN2
Year Placed1948
Placed ByLogan County Archaeological and Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 251469 N 4464946
Decimal Degrees40.29808333, -83.92411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.885', W 83° 55.447'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 53.1" N, 83° 55' 26.82" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)937
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3972-4098 Co Hwy 63, Quincy OH 43343, US
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