Old Chillicothe

Old Chillicothe (HM94X)

Location: Xenia, OH 45385 Greene County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 43.726', W 83° 56.22'

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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.
Details
HM NumberHM94X
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Tags
Year Placed1906
Placed ByCharlie Greene Chapter DAR
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 2:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 248289 N 4401779
Decimal Degrees39.72876667, -83.93700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 43.726', W 83° 56.22'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 43' 43.56" N, 83° 56' 13.20" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1575 Us Route 68 N, Xenia OH 45385, US
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I Saw The Marker

marker covered in lichen but okay.

Jan 14, 2017 at 2:12pm PST by jmiller1812

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