Catahecassa

Catahecassa (HMB2Y)

Location: Wapakoneta, OH 45895 Auglaize County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 33.409', W 84° 5.025'

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Blackhoof Memorial

Nearby sleeps Chief (Blackhoof) Catahecassa, last principle chief of the Shawnees prior to their removal to Kansas in 1832. This was Blackhoofs town where he lived and died in Sept. 1831, at the age of 109. He fought with the French against Braddock at Ft. Pitt in 1755, opposed Col. Lewis at the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774, served under British Capt. Bird in 1780. He lead his people against the campaigns of Harmer 1790, Saint Clair 1791, and Wayne in 1794. He signed the Greenville Treaty in 1795, and opposed the Indian Confederation of Tecumpseh in the War of 1812.A just and honorable man respected by both friends & enemies.
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HM NumberHMB2Y
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the More Than Words series.
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Year Placed1983
Placed ByAuglaize County Historical Society, Susanna Russell Chapter D.A.R.,and Chief Blackhoof Memorial Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 5:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 746913 N 4493649
Decimal Degrees40.55681667, -84.08375000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 33.409', W 84° 5.025'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 33' 24.54" N, 84° 5' 1.50" W
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Area Code(s)419, 937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19100 Washington St, Wapakoneta OH 45895, US
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